Board of Directors

Dale Burnet (Chair- Joined 2008) Head of Acquisitions, Real Estate – Assurant Asset Management

Mark Gustin (Vice-Chair-Joined 2008) Ret. Healthcare management executive at Kings County Hospital from 1979 until his retirement in 2008.

Ira Platt (Treasurer-Joined-2011) Controller- Tiger Global Management

Michael Schall (Secretary-Joined-2016) CPA, Schall & Ashenfarb, CPA, LLC.

Jonathan Kivell (Member– Joined-2013) VP Mortgage Finance – Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L. P.

Robert Biegen (Member-Joined-2014) Ret. Master in Urban Planning- US Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Community Planning & Development

Jill Simeone (Member-Joined-2013) General Counsel and Secretary at ETSY

Valerie Lyons (Member-Joined- 2016) Founder, Valerie J. Lyons Enterprises

Greg Pereira (Member-Joined-2016) Founder, First Steps Urban Outreach, Inc.

Edward Ubiera (Member-Joined-2016)  Director of Policy.  Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC)

Jeff Monford (Member-Joined-2017) Managing Director at the Pollack PR Marketing Group


Garden view at night

Warren Place at night