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John Levine

John Levine

Chairman and CEO
Pinsly Railroad Company

John Levine is chairman and CEO of Pinsly Railroad Company, which was founded in 1938 and presently operates four railroads, a distribution company and a motor carrier. Levine, the great-grandson of Harry E. Salzberg and the grandson of the Pinsly Railroad Company Founder Samuel M. Pinsly, is a fourth generation railroader. Since 1971, he has held positions in the maintenance of way, mechanical and traffic departments. In 1978, he was promoted to vice president and has been involved in the creation and startup of the Arkansas Midland Railroad, Florida Central Railroad, Florida Midland Railroad, Florida Northern Railroad, Pioneer Valley Railroad, Railroad Distribution Services and Pinsly Motor Express. In 2000, Levine became the third president in Pinsly's history and in 2015 Levine became Pinsly’s Chairman and CEO. Levine is a member of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, past chairman of the Railroad-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council of the Surface Transportation Board, a member of the New England Railroad Club, Massachusetts Railroad Association, Florida Railroad Association, North East Association of Rail Shippers and Operation Lifesaver. He is a former chairman of the CSXT Short Line Caucus Committee.