Carolee Fink is Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer, New York City Economic Development Corporation. As NYCEDC’s first Chief Development Officer, Carolee oversees the Real Estate Transactions Services and Planning & Development divisions. Previously, Carolee served as Senior Advisor to Deputy Mayor Glen and, before that, to Deputy Mayor Robert Steel. In those roles, she was responsible for implementing the de Blasio administration’s City-wide economic development strategy and job-creation efforts.
She also served as the lead City Hall Advisor for NYCEDC, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and Hudson River Park Trust. During the Bloomberg Administration, Carolee championed economic development and job creation efforts in Brooklyn, serving as the lead City Hall advisor for DOT and DCP, following a long tenure in Real Estate Transaction Services at NYCEDC. Carolee is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.