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Kevin C. Jones

Kevin C. Jones

Resorts World Casino New York City
General Counsel
Jamaica, NY, USA

Kevin C. Jones is General Counsel for Resorts World Casino New York City and Deputy General Counsel for Genting Americas Inc., each of which are divisions of the Genting Group (“Genting”).  He is also Secretary of Resorts World Casino New York City.  Genting is a $45 billion dollar company employing more than 50,000 people worldwide.  Resorts World Casino New York City is the highest grossing slot venue in the entire United States, attracting over 12 million visitors a year and generating over $930 million in New York State revenue within its first two years, $600 million of which has gone directly to the State’s education fund.  Mr. Jones has responsibility for all legal affairs relating to the New York State investments of the Genting and provides legal support for the company’s multi-billion dollar investments in places such as Las Vegas, Miami and the Bahamas.  Prior to accepting his current position with Genting, Mr. Jones practiced law in the Wall Street area office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where he worked on a broad range of general corporate and real estate transactions valued at over $30 billion dollars.  Mr. Jones has a Master’s of Theological Studies Degree from Boston University’s School of Theology (2007), a Juris Doctorate Degree from Harvard Law School (2006), a dual Master’s of Public Affairs Degree and Master’s of Urban and Regional Planning Degree from Princeton University (2002), and a Bachelor’s of Political Science Degree from Clark Atlanta University (1998).  Mr. Jones and his wife of 14 years (SuGinia Sears-Jones) have three daughters, and they live in Brooklyn, New York, where they attend Bethany United Methodist Church.

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