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
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
Ron Stabak, Village of Liberty Mayor
David Sager, Village of Monticello Manager [Treasurer]
Jacquie Leventoff,  Granite Associates, LP (Community Member) [Vice-Chair]

The SCLBC is currently seeking an Executive Director to manage and guide the organization during this critical start-up period. The position is expected to require a full-time commitment, and a qualified candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of experience in general real estate, redevelopment and or land use, contracting/construction, project management or real estate law.

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 how to apply for the Executive Director, or to get involved, contact Freda Eisenberg at (845) 807-0527 or Freda.Eisenberg@co.sullivan.ny.us.