New York, New York
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
What We Do
With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.
Strategies We Pursue
Over the last 40 years, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $22 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. Headquartered in New York City, LISC’s reach spans the country from East coast to West coast in 36 markets with offices extending from Buffalo to San Francisco. Visit us at
The New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC NYC) seeks a Community Development Officer for Housing and Economic Development to conduct lending in New York City’s five boroughs. This position reports to the LISC NYC Director of Lending. The local New York City program, LISC NYC, works with nonprofit, community-based organizations to develop affordable housing, commercial enterprises, and community facilities. Since its founding in 1979, LISC NYC has invested over $3.0 billion, leveraging an additional $7.6 billion in low-income communities. This has resulted in nearly 42,000 affordable homes built and preserved as well as 2.5 million square feet of retail and community space created. We also invest in health, economic development, financial well-being, and environmental sustainability so that the communities our partners serve are good places to live, work, do business and raise children. For more information visit
The Community Development Officer for Housing and Economic Development works with the LISC NYC Director of Lending to develop and execute a program of strategic housing and economic development investments to advance the objectives of LISC NYC’s strategic plan. A primary focus of the role is sourcing affordable housing development and preservation transactions as well as economic development transactions, and managing relationships with nonprofit and for-profit developer partners who are working in coordination with city and state housing and economic development agencies such as the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, New York State Homes and Community Renewal, New York City Housing Authority, New York City Economic Development Corporation and New York State Empire State Development Corporation. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the public and private resources available to leverage LISC’s investments and will have the skills to strategically deploy LISC’s full array of financing products such as predevelopment, acquisition, construction, and bridge loans, lines of credit, and tax credit equity, working alongside LISC’s affiliate National Equity Fund and LISC’s National Economic Development Team.
Specifically, the Community Development Officer for Housing will be focused on the following:
To Apply: LISC offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Please send cover letter and resume via e-mail
LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE
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