Marcelo Velez Wiki – Marcelo Velez Biography
Marcelo Velez is the Vice President of Manhattanville Development at Columbia University. He has been with Columbia’s Manhattanville Development Group since 2007, first as Associate Vice President of Project Management and Construction before becoming Vice President in 2016.
Velez has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA from Columbia.
Velez is listed as Vice President of Manhattanville Development at Columbia University, serving as a “person of reference in all aspects of the development, design and construction of the Manhattanville campus expansion in West Harlem of 6.8 million square feet of the University in West Harlem.
Marcelo Velez Age
Marcelo Vélez is 52 years old.
Vélez faces charges of s*xually assaulting a child under the age of 13. Velez was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child, police said. The relationship between the two is unknown.
Velez was arrested Monday for aggravated s*xual assault and contact s*xual assault, according to authorities. He is being held in the Bergen County Jail awaiting his court appearance.
Woodcliff Lake police officers were informed Sunday of alleged acts inside Velez’s home and made the arrest following an investigation by the Special Victims Unit of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the office said in a statement.
The Joint investigation between the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Woodcliff Lake Police Department began after local police received the allegations on Jan. 3, according to a press release from the prosecutor’s office.
elez is listed as current vice president of Manhattanville Development at Columbia University on the university’s website.
“We have placed Mr. Velez on administrative leave and will cooperate fully with law enforcement officials investigating this matter,” a Columbia University spokesperson told CNN.
Velez is being held in the Bergen County Jail pending his first court appearance in Hackensack, according to the press release.