On April 29, 2019, Noah Genel was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to lead the New York City Business Integrity Commission. As Commissioner and Chair, Noah oversees the agency charged with regulating and preventing organized crime and corruption in the City's private trade waste industry and the public wholesale markets. Noah has had an extensive career in public service. He joined BIC in March 2015, as General Counsel. In February 2016, Noah was promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Legal Affairs, while retaining his role as General Counsel. And from March 2018 until his appointment as Commissioner and Chair, Noah served as First Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel of BIC.
Prior to joining the Commission, Noah was Senior Investigative Counsel and an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, serving under both the Hon. Robert M. Morgenthau and the Hon. Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. Over his eight-and-a-half years at DANY, Noah worked in the Rackets and Special Prosecutions Bureaus, investigating and prosecuting a wide array of criminal cases, including cases involving organized crime, homicide, terrorism, public corruption, fraud and other criminal financial schemes. Prior to joining DANY, Noah was in private practice at the firm now known as Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason & Anello, PC and at Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP, practicing white-collar criminal defense, defense in regulatory matters, and civil litigation. Noah received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from Union College.