#36 Alfred Koeppe EDA / Newark Alliance, Chairman / CEO
A few weeks ago, he was "the gray-haired eminence who everyone respects and everyone comes together for." Following the Hoboken development accusations, his work as chairman of the EDA and CEO of the Newark Alliance is secondary. "Christie really needs him," said an insider. "His character is impeccable; people will go to him to get answers."
EDA / Newark Alliance
Last Year's Rank: 68