Susan M. Ifill is the Chief Executive Officer for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City Inc. (NHSNYC); she continues to hold the role of Chief Operating & Financial Officer, and has been with NHSNYC since 2010. Susan’s responsibilities include Resource Development, Lending Services & Operations, Research and Planning, Counseling Programs, Government Relations, Legal, Accounting and IT. Prior to joining NHSNYC, Susan served as Interim Finance Manager for Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO).
Prior to entering the not for profit world, Susan was the SVP and Chief Retail Officer for Carver Federal Savings Bank in New York, and before Carver, SVP and Premier Banking Market Manager at Bank of America.
Susan has served on numerous Not For Profit boards over the years. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Cambridge College in Boston. She also volunteers as a judge for the National Junior League’s Annual Leadership & Vision Award, and leads the session on board governance for the New York Junior League Board Training Program.
Susan did her undergraduate work at UMass Dartmouth. She received her Master of Management and certification in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Cambridge College; she is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Donald Prusock is an attorney with an extensive background in community development in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He joined NHSNYC as Chief Administrative Officer at the start of 2017, following several years as the Director of Human Resources for Stellar Management, a real estate development and management company.
Mr. Prusock began his career as a senior staff attorney with the City of New York’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development working on the Participation Loan Program and Vacant Building Program. He then moved on to the Community Preservation Corporation, a nonprofit lending institution that finances affordable housing, where he served as Assistant Director of Closings and Assistant General Counsel. After moving to the Albany area, Mr. Prusock joined Fleet Bank’s Community Development Department as Assistant Vice President and Community Development Manager. Fleet Bank is now part of Bank of America. While working for Fleet, he returned to New York City and was named Vice President and Corporate Manager for Regulatory Affairs. In this capacity, he supervised CRA regulatory compliance for the corporation and created community development training material for bank personnel. He has also worked as a community development consultant and as a history teacher in a high school and middle school in the Bronx.
Mr. Prusock is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and Brooklyn College and received a teaching certification from Manhattanville College. He has served on the board of directors for Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Brooklyn and the Albany Housing Coalition.
Jennifer Campayne joined Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. as the organization’s Controller in November 2016. She is responsible for financial operations and financial reporting for the organization.
Ms. Campayne brings over twenty years of nonprofit financial management and accounting expertise to NHSNYC. She has served as Managing Director and Controller with Teach for America, Inc., as Director of Finance and Controller with Homes for the Homeless, and as Controller with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. Ms. Campayne has also worked with Fiscal Management Associates, where she helped nonprofits to improve their financial and operational health and viability.
Ms. Campayne is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and she holds an MBA in Accounting from Fordham University.
Patricia Primo is the Director of Homeownership Services for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. and has been with the organization since 2008. Ms. Primo is responsible for overseeing all first time homebuyer programs offered through our Homeownership Center, as well as the Tenant Interim Lease Program and our foreclosure counseling program.
Prior to joining NHSNYC, Ms. Primo worked in the mortgage industry for over 13 years. Her background includes work with Chase as a mortgage processor/junior underwriter, Citibank as a Community Mortgage Officer, and Washington Mutual as a Mortgage Sales Manager.
Ms. Primo has a Degree in Public Communication from the University of Guyana. She also has a Certificate in Credential and Substance Abuse and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Medgar Evers College.
As Chief Revenue Officer, Stuart Schneider secures philanthropic support for NHSNYC’s work from key private sector partners and NeighborWorks™ America. Since 2012, Stuart has written over $7.5 million in successful proposals for NHSNYC to the nation’s largest financial institutions, community banks, and banks that operate in New York City.
During the past 16 years, Stuart has catalyzed significant organizational growth among non-profit organizations and social enterprises throughout the New York City metropolitan area. In total, he wrote proposals that resulted in more than $88 million in grants and contract commitments.
Between 2001 and 2011, Stuart secured funds for the nation’s largest worker-owned cooperative and a national non-profit organization based in the South Bronx that operated at the intersection of workforce development and healthcare. During this period, he participated in a multi-year Documenting Demand Side Outcomes project, which was funded by the Ford and Charles Stewart Mott Foundations. He also successfully nominated this worker-owned cooperative for an Excellence in Employee Ownership Award from the National Center for Employee Ownership.
Stuart graduated from Rutgers College with a B.A. in Economics and Urban Studies along with a certificate in public policy from the Eagleton Institute.
Delia Edwards-Holmes is the Human Resource Manager for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York, Inc. and joined the organization in early 2016. Ms. Edwards-Holmes is a Human Resources professional with experience in the full spectrum of HR services. As the HR Manager at NHSNYC, she has focused on all HR disciplines including Employee Relations, Benefits Coordination, Human Capital Management, and Payroll Coordination.
Prior to entering the not-for-profit field, Ms. Edwards-Holmes spent over ten years as a Human Resources Director in the private sector working at Tritium Card Services, Inc. During her time with Tritium, Ms. Edwards-Holmes managed benefits, onboarding, training, payroll, recruiting, and compliance with all labor laws and regulations. In addition, she was responsible for Licensing Compliance in all states where Tritium Card Services was licensed to work. Ms. Edwards-Holmes completed her undergraduate studies at Bernard M. Baruch College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Human Resources Management.
Rashidat Jimoh is the Loan Portfolio Manager at NHSNYC. She joined the organization in 2011 and worked in our accounting department before moving into our lending group. As manager of the loan portfolio, Ms. Jimoh is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a BA in Accounting from Baruch College.
Ms. Kershbaum Longhurst joined NHSNYC in March 2016 as Manager of Government and Community Relations. In this capacity, she interfaces with key stakeholders and service providers in the public and non-profit sectors. Ms. Kershbaum Longhurst engages with current and potential partners to expand NHSNYC’s delivery of financial education and affordable homeownership services to City residents across the five boroughs Ms. Kershbaum Longhurst has worked in the non-profit sector in New York City since 2012 in development and external relations roles. She worked for a citywide advocacy organization and a community-based organization in Upper Manhattan. Ms. Kershbaum Longhurst began her career in management consulting and held roles in online marketing and communications. Her experience include development, external relations, commnunications and new program management. Ms. Kershbaum Longhurst graduated summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr College.
Samuel Ward is the NHSNYC loan officer responsible for our First Mortgage Lending program. Mr. Ward joined NHSNYC in 2013 and brings to NHSNYC a wealth of experience in mortgage financing. Mr. Ward has been involved in the mortgage industry for 16 years as a loan officer, processor, underwriter, and owner/operator of a mortgage company. He has worked for several different mortgage financing entities throughout his career. His training and experience in real estate financing and mortgage lending enables him to bring special skills to the process of providing service to low and moderate Income borrowers. Mr. Ward is a graduate of the University of the West Indies with a degree in business, majoring in finance.
Janet Hill is the Program Manager in the Lending Department at Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. and is responsible for the Rehabilitation Loan Program that promotes the stabilization and preservation of New York City neighborhoods. Ms. Hill joined NHS in 1999 as a Program Coordinator and was promoted to Program Manager, where her duties include the origination and closing of rehabilitation loans and grants. Ms. Hill manages the disbursement of funds in our home repair grant program, as well as acquisition grant funds, and has helped with the creation of loan products that respond to the needs of the low- and moderate-income community.
Prior to joining NHSNYC, Ms. Hill spent over 10 years working in the customer service arena. She is a licensed New York City Mortgage Loan Originator and has received lending certification from NeighborWorks America Training Institute
Samantha Mathurin is the Research & Planning Coordinator at Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. (NHSNYC). Her primary responsibilities include data collection, analysis and management; reporting for internal and external sources, including all government and private-sector funders, as well as providing training and technical support about NHSNYC’s client software.
Ms. Mathurin joined NHSNYC in 2006 on a temporary three-month administrative assignment. During this time, she implemented a comprehensive re-organization and streamlining of the client intake process at NHSNYC’s Homeownership Center in midtown Manhattan. As a result of this work, she was offered a full time position at NHSNYC. Ms. Mathurin ultimately earned her certification as a Housing Counselor and in 2010 was promoted to Program Manager at NHSNYC’s Homeownership Center. She served in this position until January 2016.
Prior to joining NHSNYC, Ms. Mathurin worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)-St. Lucia for 15 years, where her work included the areas of customer service, auditing and compliance, as well as serving as Assistant Branch Managing. She also worked for Digicel, a telecommunications company, in the areas of client relations, training and quality control.