April 11, 2018

Schenectady, N.Y. – The Galesi Group today announced that Shady Harbor Marina will provide full-service marina management services at Mohawk Harbor, Schenectady’s sixty-acre, $500 million waterfront development.

The new marina at Mohawk Harbor features 55 dock slips now available for rental. Both daily and seasonal rentals offer water and electric service.

Located on the Mohawk River, the marina is within steps of Rivers Casino, two hotels, restaurants and other amenities. In addition, the harbor offers CDTA bus and bike share service.

“Mohawk Harbor is now a destination for boaters traveling through Upstate New York. We invite boaters to stop in Schenectady to eat, stay, and play” said Galesi Group CEO David Buicko.

”We are thrilled to be selected as the marina management partner for Mohawk Harbor. As lifelong boaters, we understand what the recreational boating community is looking for in a marina. The docks at Mohawk Harbor were designed with boaters in mind. We look forward to bringing our passion for customer service and a five-star marina experience to Mohawk Harbor” said Brian Donovan, Managing Partner, Shady Harbor Holding.

The NYS Canal opens for the season on May 18th 2018.

Mohawk Harbor is the second marina managed by Brian and Kathy Donovan, who currently own and manage Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina, located just south of Albany on the Hudson River.

Contact: David Buicko, CEO 

About the Galesi Group – Headquartered in Schenectady, NY, the Galesi Group has established itself as one of the largest Commercial Real Estate Development firms in New York State. Since 1969, the Galesi Group has committed to the growth and development of Upstate New York. During this course, Galesi has tackled complex commercial office projects both locally and on a national level with its current real estate holdings totaling eleven million square feet of industrial, office, medical, and residential space. In addition to Galesi’s diverse real estate portfolio, the Galesi Group of companies is active in third party logistics and oil and gas. For more information, see

About Mohawk Harbor – Mohawk Harbor is a 60-acre master planned community that integrates luxury living, high-tech offices, hotels, restaurants, and retail along one mile of the Mohawk River. When complete, Mohawk Harbor will consist of over 1.4 million square feet, including 206 apartments, 50 condominiums, 24 townhouses, 2 hotels, 100,000 square feet of harbor side retail/dining, 70,000 square feet of Class A Office space, and one of New York State’s first licensed casinos, Rivers Casino & Resort. This pedestrian friendly waterfront development will create public access to the water for boating and recreation and offer community areas with outdoor seating, landscaped green space, and a direct link to the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike

About Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina – Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina is a full-service marina located on the upper Hudson River, just 13 miles south of Albany. The 110-slip facility boasts state-of-the-art docks, ValvTect gas and diesel fuel, a 35-ton travel lift, full service department and Ship Store, complete with marine supplies, groceries and novelty gift items. Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina is also a Cruisers Yacht dealer and yacht broker for pre-owned boats. Located in the Hamlet of New Baltimore, the facility is also the home of Boathouse Grille, a seasonal 220 seat waterfront restaurant open to the public for dining and private events from April through October.