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Shaping the NYC Skyline


Dive into the inspiring journey of Jamie Smarr, the President and CEO of the NYC Housing Partnership, an entity originally established by David Rockefeller and Edward Koch to address the challenges New York City faced with tax-foreclosed properties and returning these properties to their intended use. Jamie Smarr’s career is a testament to his deep commitment to economic development and fostering collaborative efforts between the private sector and government to create housing and build communities.

Jamie’s leadership roles, from directing the housing incentives division at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to his impactful tenures at the NHP Foundation and the New York City Education Construction Fund (ECF), have contributed to the creation of thousands of affordable housing units and public school seats, and the development of a million square feet of other spaces. These achievements underscore his influence in redefining the city’s landscape and enhancing the lives of its residents. His commitment to utilizing economic growth for community betterment continues at the NYC Housing Partnership, where he champions initiatives in the affordable housing sector.

Tune in as Jamie Smarr shares his profound insights and rich experiences, offering a compelling narrative on the synergy of business, government, and community in Shaping the NYC Skyline. 

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