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Al Alvarez told Mike Critchley that Peter Cammarano never said, “You’re hired;” Jose Lozano never said, “You’re hired.”
Neither did Matt Platkin.
Then who did?
“You assume a position of chief of staff overseeing 11 to 12 billion in construction projects,” Critchley said. “Who hired you?”
“I was told if I was interested, I should talk to Mr. [Charles] McKenna [the sitting CEO of the state Schools Development Authority and a holdover from the administration of Governor Chris Christie].”
“Mr. McKenna has testified under oath that he didn’t hire you.”
Alvarez gently questioned that characterization of events.
After his meeting with McKenna, “I received a letter from my immediate supervisor, from Lynn Haines. The official letter was sent by Lynn Haynes.”
“Lynn Haines has testified that the letter you received was a form letter not signed by her, but by auto pen,” said Critchley.
“I don’t know who specifically said you’re hired. I expressed my interest and no one objected to me going there,” Alvarez said.
“Did you fill out an employment application with the SDA?”
“I don’t recall that,” Alvarez said.