mark castiglioneMark A. Castiglione, AICP

Executive Director
Mark is CDRPC’s fifth Executive Director, having joined the Commission in 2016.  Mark has worked with both public sector and nonprofit organizations to advance regional planning, economic development and environmental protection goals.   His collaborative approach, focus on leveraging assets and finding common ground underpins his work at CDRPC.

Mark is a certified planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and currently serves as the President of the American Planning Association (APA) – New York Upstate State Chapter.   He holds a BA in U.S. History and a Master Degree in Regional Planning from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Mark is a native of New York State, originally from the Kingston area. He, his wife Elizabeth and their family reside in the City of Albany.