Robert J. Lichtenthal, Jr. was appointed Deputy Director of the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) effective 10/1/07. He has over thirty years of...
Robert J. Lichtenthal, Jr. was appointed Deputy Director of the Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) effective 10/1/07. He has over thirty years of private and public sector management experience, primarily in the fields of financial planning and control, with a focus on budgeting and cash flow planning.
Since 1990 he has worked in municipal government and municipal utility management, specifically sewer, water and electric utilities. From October 1990 until mid 1997, Mr. Lichtenthal served as the Administrator for the Village of Bergen in Genesee County, New York where he directed all financial operations of the village government and its utilities.
In April 1996, he was appointed to a three-year term on the ECWA’s Board of Commissioners. He was subsequently reappointed in 1999, 2002, and 2005.
Mr. Lichtenthal holds a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA with a concentration in Financial Planning and Control from the School of Management at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He resides in the Town of Newstead.