Steve Mills Bio, Fired, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, New York Knicks
Steve Mills Biography – Wiki
This is what you need to know about Steve Mills, the former sports executive and the former president of the New York Knicks.
Steve Mills Age
Mills was born on 6 October 1959 61 years in New York, United States. He is 62 years old as of 2021.
Steve Mills Height
Mills stands at a height of 1.85 meters tall.
Steve Mills Fired
Mills, the president of the Knicks, was fired two days before the N.B.A.’s trading deadline, the team announced on Tuesday, adding another twist to yet another tumultuous season for the team.
James L. Dolan, the team’s owner, said in a statement, “Steve and I have come to the decision that it would be best for him to leave his role as president of the New York Knicks,” “We thank Steve for his many years of service to our organization and look forward to continuing our relationship with him as part of our board.”
Steve Mills Education
Mills went to the Friends Academy in Locust Valley, and Princeton University where he graduated with a B.A. in Sociology in 1981.
Steve Mills Career
As a Player
Mills played college basketball for the Princeton Tigers, under the tutelage of coach Pete Carril from 1978 to 1981. Mills averaged 12.0 points and 1.5 steals during his senior season.
After going undrafted during the 1981 NBA draft, Mills initially accepted a position as manager of new business development for Chemical Bank. After receiving an offer to play professionally in Ecuador, Chemical agreed to hold the position for Mills until he joined the bank in 1982.
For sixteen years beginning in 1984, Mills worked for the National Basketball Association, and before that he had worked at Chemical Bank. Mills’ ascension while at the NBA was notable. Mills was an account executive in the corporate sponsorship department of NBA properties and program manager for NBA properties.
Mills became vice-president of special events, after which he was senior vice-president of Basketball and Player Development, he then became Chief operating officer and Sports Business President of Madison Square Garden in 2003.
Mills’s duties at MSG included supervising day-to-day operations, including finances, business strategies of the NBA’s New York Knicks, NHL’s New York Rangers, and the WNBA’s New York Liberty. All sports-related activities were under his jurisdiction, including boxing, college basketball, and track & field.
Mills left MSG in 2009 and joined Magic Johnson Enterprises where he helped create the Athletes & Entertainers Wealth Management Group, LLC (A&E). of which he was a partner.
The New York Knicks announced on September 26, 2013, that Mills would be the executive vice president and general manager of the organization.
After announcing that, on July 14, 2017, Scott Perry would become the Knicks’ newest general manager, the Knicks also announced Mills would be the new president of the organization, replacing the role that was previously held by Phil Jackson.
Steve Mills Wife
Mills is married to his wife Beverly and the couple lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The two are parents of two daughters.
Steve Mills Salary
Mills is believed to be receiving thousands of dollars annually but the exact amount he was receiving as the executive vice president of New York Knicks still remains a misery.
Steve Mills Net Worth
Mills has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars.