Anthony J. Baynes, founder and chairman of the AJ Baynes Group, has been selected as one of Western New York’s most influential people in 2016 by Buffalo Business First. The Power 250 annual list ranks 250 men and women who wield the most clout in Buffalo, New York along with the eight-county region. Baynes has made this list five years running (2012-2016). This recognition is a tribute to his leadership, dedication and the powerful impact he has on our community.
Chairman Baynes is the leader of numerous companies in the logistics and development industries. He currently serves on many professional boards including the Seneca Development Corporation, a division of the Seneca Nation of Indians, the New York State Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Board of Trustees, the Independent Health Association Board of Directors and the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Board of Commissioners. Additionally, he is the past chairman of the Erie County Fiscal Stability Authority. Baynes has been appointed to serve the people of NY State by the past four New York State Governors. Baynes’ most recent project is constructing and developing a Hotel at Batavia Downs and Gaming.