Habitat for Humanity - New York City

Leadership Council

The Habitat NYC Leadership Council is a curated group of resourceful, accomplished New Yorkers who will help fulfill Habitat NYC’s mission to serve more families in need through affordable homeownership. Our two-part leadership structure consisting of Habitat for Humanity NYC’s Board of Directors and our Leadership Council will allow us to reach new levels of success.

Chair - Christine McGuinness
Schiff Hardin

Dr. Debbie Almontaser
Muslim Community Network

Emily Bergl

Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte
New York State Assembly

Liz Blake
Habitat for Humanity International (retired)

Erica Buckley
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Amy Carlson

Denise Courter
FiDi Families 

Ron Darling
Former All Star Pitcher for the New York Mets

Pastor Ziddie Hamatheite
Wayside Baptist Church

Marc Heinrich
McKinsey & Company

Carmen Hughes
Handel Group

Karim Hutson
Genesis Companies

Blair Lichter

Keith Mestrich
Amalgamated Bank

Pastor Gilford T. Monrose
Mt. Zion Church of God 7th Day

Lee Olesky
Tradeweb Markets

Blanca Ramirez
Hudson Housing Capital

Councilman Donovan Richards
New York City Council Member

Marti Speranza
Candidate for New York City Council

Habitat for Humanity New York City transforms lives by building quality homes with families in need and by uniting all New Yorkers around the cause of affordable housing.

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Homeownership Information Sessions

Learn more about our homeownership program by attending one of our information sessions!

For more information about upcoming sessions, email homeownership@habitatnyc.org or call (646) 779-8846.

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