Andrew Saporito, a 22-year Port Authority veteran, has been named manager of the New Jersey Marine Terminals.
In his new position, Saporito, who lives in Brick, N.J., will manage the operations, maintenance, construction and tenant service activities for the 2,300-acre New Jersey Marine Terminal. The terminal includes Port Newa
rk, the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal, and the Auto Marine Terminal. He manages a staff of 85 employees, who perform operations, maintenance, technical, support and administration functions.
Port Commerce Director Richard M. Larrabee said, “Andy is a consummate professional who has spent more than 15 years of his career in key management positions at the port. His experience and knowledge of port operations will be a major asset as we move forward with our ambitious $1 billion port redevelopment plan.”
Saporito began his Port Authority career in 1981. He joined the Port Authority’s Port Commerce Department in 1986, and has held management positions in port sales, leasing, facility operations and management. In 2001, he was appointed assistant manager of the New Jersey Marine Terminals.
Saporito said, “The New Jersey Marine Terminals are the birthplace of containerized shipping, and a world-renowned port facility. The port community and thousands of port employees help us to continue that proud tradition.”