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Jordan Mersky

Vice President of Business Development, Chief Mergers and Acquisitions Counsel

Jordan_Mersky Jordan Mersky is Vice President of Business Development and Chief Mergers and Acquisitions Counsel for American Water.He is responsible for developing new lines of business and seeking out, evaluating and negotiating opportunities for American Water to grow its existing businesses.

Mersky also leads American Water's business incubation team, which develops high-potential business opportunities within the company.Mersky led the team that conducted a pilot of the company’s geothermal solution, which provided efficient heating and cooling for William Buck Elementary in Valley Stream, N.Y. The program received the Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award by the Alliance to Save Energy.

Prior to this role, Mersky served as Deputy General Counsel for American Water’s Northeastern Division, which comprises New Jersey and New York.In this role, Mersky was responsible for providing strategic mergers and acquisitions counsel to the company.He led the team that closed American Water's sale of its Arizona and New Mexico subsidiaries, and was instrumental in the company’s agreement to sell its Ohio subsidiary to Aqua America in return for that company’s New York operations.

Prior to joining American Water, Mersky was vice president and general counsel for UM Holdings Ltd., a private investment firm. He began his career as an associate at Shearman & Sterling, serving as principal associate and focusing on the firm’s mergers and acquisitions activities in New York. Mersky was also a staff member for former Ohio Governor George V. Voinovich during his first term.

Mersky received his J.D. summa cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law. He has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago.He is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association.

La historia de American Water comenzó en 1886, y es la empresa estadounidense de servicios públicos de agua y aguas residuales que cotiza en la bolsa de valores más grande y con mayor diversidad geográfica. La empresa emplea a más de 7,100 dedicados profesionales, quienes proporcionan agua potable, aguas residuales y otros servicios relacionados regulados y basados en el mercado a más de 14 millones de personas en 46 estados. American Water suministra servicios de agua seguros, limpios, asequibles y confiables a nuestros clientes para asegurarnos de que su vida fluya. For more information, visit

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