Community Development Corporation of Long Island

We Invest in Your Dreams


Council of Advisors

Frederick C. Braun, III, Chair

Jose Rivera Alers
Senior Community Development Officer
Wells Fargo SRG – New York

Peter Appello
Executive Vice President
Capital One, N.A.

Art Casavant
People's United Bank   

Robert Coughlan Sr., Chairman
TRITEC Real Estate Co., Inc.

John Durso
Local 338, LI Federation of Labor

Pat Edwards
Vice President Community Relations

George Gatta, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Suffolk County Community College

Elaine Gross
Erase Racism

Kirk Kordeleski
President & CEO
Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Jay Korth
Director of Housing and Leagal Affairs
Catholic Charities

Steven Krieger
The Engel Burman Group

Lawrence Levy                       
Executive Director                       
National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra

Joseph Mottola
Chief Executive Officer
Long Island Board of Realtors

Mitchell Pally
Chief Executive Officer
Long Island Builders Institute

Denise D. Pursley
Nixon Peabody

Gordian Raacke   
Executive Director
Renewable Energy Long Island

Michael Watt
Long Island Inc.