November 2, 2017
2 Desbrosses St., NYC, 10013
As founder and president of Heritage Equity Partners, Toby is the developer of several game-changing projects across the city. Her 25 Kent project in Williamsburg is one of the first new commercial developments in Brooklyn, providing a vital spark to the borough’s innovation economy at a time when Brooklyn is teeming with businesses that need space to expand.
In a career that has spanned over six decades, Daniel has been one of New York’s most innovative developers and most influential civic leaders. The chairman of Rose Associates, he pioneered the development of Manhattan Plaza into affordable housing for New Yorkers working in the performing arts and founded Harlem Educational Activities Fund, which has helped thousands of underserved students become high achievers.
Stuart M. Saft
A partner at Holland & Knight, Stuart has been one of New York’s pre-eminent attorneys and an accomplished civic leader who chaired the city’s Workforce Investment Board for more than a decade, helped develop new workforce programs for those who lost jobs after 9/11, chaired the Board of the National Cooperative Bank during twelve years on the Board insuring that New York’s housing and business cooperatives had access to capital, and played a key role in passing legislation that gave condominiums important new options for financing repairs.
Mathew has been a leader in making New York more affordable for low income New Yorkers. As president of Richmac Funding, his game-changing investments have financed several thousand units of affordable housing. As the city’s housing commissioner from 2011 to 2013, he implemented groundbreaking initiatives such as the New Housing Marketplace Plan and adAPT NYC Completion.
Bruce Beal, Jr.
Lynne P. Brown
James F. Capalino
Brian T. Coleman
Cheryl Cohen Effron
Leonard C. Green
Nicholas J. Kaiser
Kenneth J. Knuckles
Barbara Koz Paley
David B. Rubenstein
Kathryn S. Wylde
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Board of Directors
Gifford Miller, Miller Strategies (Chairman)
John H. Alschuler, HR&A Advisors
Margaret Anadu, Goldman Sachs
Jonathan Bowles, Center for an Urban Future
Michael Connor, Open Mic
Russell Dubner, Edelman US
Lisa Gomez, L+M Development Partners
Jalak Jobanputra, FuturePerfect Ventures
Kyle Kimball, Con Edison
David Lebenstein, Cushman & Wakefield
Eric S. Lee, Bennett Midland, LLC
Monisha Nariani, Citigroup
Max Neukirchen, JPMorgan Chase
Andrew Reicher, UHAB
John Siegal, Baker & Hostetler LLP
Stephen Sigmund, Global Gateway Alliance
Thomas Vecchione, Gensler
Robert Zimmerman, Zimmerman/Edelson Inc
About the Center
The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) is a leading New York City-based think tank that generates smart and sustainable policies to create jobs, reduce inequality, and help lower income New Yorkers climb into the middle class.
For 20 years, CUF has published accessible, data-driven reports detailing strategies to grow and diversify the economy and expand opportunity that are anchored in rigorous research, not preconceived notions about outcome. Our work has been a powerful catalyst for policy change in New York City and serves as an invaluable resource for government officials, community groups, nonprofit practitioners and business leaders as they advocate for and implement policies to address some of New York’s biggest challenges and opportunities.