MISSION

The Corporation’s mission, which the Corporation’s purpose will achieve, includes the lessening of the burdens of government by undertaking, promoting, and facilitating the return of vacant, abandoned, and tax delinquent properties to productive use in order to eliminate the harms and liabilities caused by such properties and to combat community deterioration in the County, that will include real estate development and management, real estate project finance, and other community-based economic and human services development activities permissible under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law. The Corporation may contract with other foreclosing governmental units within the County to achieve these purposes on terms agreeable to the Corporation.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Sullivan County Land Bank Corporation Board is comprised of the following Board of Directors.

Joshua Potosek, County Manager [Treasurer]
Nancy Buck, County Treasurer
Freda Eisenberg, Commissioner of Planning [Chair]
Alan Sorensen, Legislative Majority Leader
Terri Ward, Sullivan County Legislator (Community Member) [Secretary]
Ira Steingart, Legislative Minority Leader
Pete Gozza, Village of Liberty Representative
George Nikolados, Deputy Mayor, Village of Monticello
Jacquie Leventoff,  Granite Associates, LP (Community Member) [Vice-Chair]

SCLBC is also looking for members of the community willing to help, specifically individuals with experience in real estate law, construction, finance, or community development projects who are willing to serve on the board or in an advisory capacity.

For more information on the Land Bank, or to get involved, contact Freda Eisenberg at (845) 807-0527 or Freda.Eisenberg@co.sullivan.ny.us.