Cedar Communities, L.P.
Anthony Manetta is a Managing Director at Cedar Communities, L.P, a private equity real estate acquisition firm. He is real estate professional and entrepreneur with a broad based understanding of commercial real estate, economic development and tax incentives. His experience in real estate runs deep, structuring hundreds of millions of dollars in lease and acquisition transactions both in the private and public sectors. Anthony was previously the CEO and Executive Director of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA). Suffolk County is larger in population than 11 States in the Country. At the IDA he led the rebranding efforts of the agency and created cutting edge initiatives during his tenure. His efforts bolstered Suffolk County’s economy with the retention and creation of thousands of jobs, tens of millions of new payroll dollars generated, along with millions in private sector capital expenditures aimed to drive growth. Community engagement is important to Anthony. He sits on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Long Island and the Sophia Valsamos Foundation. In the past he has been recognized by Pronto Long Island, the Boys & Girls Club, Melville Chamber of Commerce, the HIA-LI, Advancement for Commerce, Industry and Technology (ACIT) and the Long Island Business News for his achievements within the Long Island business community.