L. Jay Cross
Mr. Cross is the President of The Howard Hughes Corporation. Prior to this role, he was the President of Related Hudson Yards, leading the Related Companies’ development efforts of the Hudson Yards site in New York City. Mr. Cross served as the President of the New York Jets LLC and President of Business Operations of the Miami Heat NBA Basketball Club. Mr. Cross has held several senior positions with Marlborough Properties Inc. and The Prudential Insurance Company of America's real estate investment operations. Mr. Cross has over 30 years of diversified real estate and corporate business experience having been a driving force behind the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey, the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami and the Air Canada Centre, home for the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs.
Mr. Cross holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master’s degree in Architectural Technology from Columbia University.