Our Staff


Vivi Acosta
Business & Financial Services Manager

Vignike Anderson
Manager, Marketing & Community Engagement

Michelle Andrews

Staff Accountant

Todd S. Benenson, CPA, CGMA

Chief Financial Officer

Laurel Brown
Chief Operating Officer

Danielle Carter                  

College Intern, Real Property Operations

Cindy Lou Cuesta
Chief Of Staff

Jim Diego

Senior Project Manager - Real Estate and Economic Development

Caroline Forbes

Human Resources, Office Manager

Jessica Garcia


Donald Gonzales

Senior Accounting Clerk

Danielle Greene

Administrative Assistant

Meredith Hermann

Senior Project Manager - Real Estate and Economic Development

Shoba Jagesar
Payroll + Grants Clerk

Hope Knight
President & CEO

Aron Kurlander
Director, Business Services

Masheika Lewis
EA / Coordinator, Information & Systems

Tina McRae
Special Assistant

Genesis Mullins
Graduate Fellow, Real Estate and Economic Development

Angela Rampersad
Manager, Jamaica Market

Mary Reda
Director, Real Property Operations

Justin Rodgers
Managing Director, Real Estate and Economic Development

Edwin Rosado
Manager, Real Property Facilities, Fire Safety Director

Rashon Smart
Senior Graphic Designer

Mitchell Sternbach
Director, Resource Development

James Vaccaro
Director, Security & Quality Control

Ian Wells
Manager, Special Projects