Alicia Glen, ex officio

Ex officio member.

Ms. Glen is Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development of The City of New York. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Glen was Head of the Urban Investment Group (UIG) at Goldman Sachs, which provides capital to underserved urban communities. In addition, she was a member of the Diverse Business Engagement Committee and the GSBank USA Management Committee and co-head of the 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative. Under her leadership, UIG spurred more than $5 billion of development across dozens of residential, mixed-use and commercial projects, as well as financed job creation and neighborhood revitalization strategies like the $40 million New York Healthy Food and Healthy Communities Fund. In her role, she helped catalyze projects like NYC’s Citi Bike, development in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and affordable housing projects in Harlem and across the outer boroughs. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Glen served as the Assistant Commissioner for Housing Finance at the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation and Development from 1998 to 2002, where she was responsible for financing the rehabilitation and construction of thousands of units of market, moderate and low-income units as well as overseeing the City’s supportive housing, tax credit and tax incentive programs. Ms. Glen was a 2010 David Rockefeller Fellow. She is a graduate of Amherst College and Columbia University.