Employee Profiles

NYCEDC is comprised of experts in everything from urban planning to real estate to marketing and public relations. Learn about our work and our culture from our greatest ambassadors, our team.

  • Eric Bassig

    Project Manager
    Working his way up from copy room office aide to Project Manager for Administrative Services, Eric Bassig has the inspiring success story that any company in the world would want to have.
  • Leslie Wong

    Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
    While Leslie is far from her childhood hustle of saving her allowance for a rainy day, she is helping her fellow employees save for retirement as a benefits specialist on our experienced and dedicated Human Resources team.
  • Jason Garcia

    Creative Director, Marketing
    Learn more about Jason's journey from a Southern California art store to creative director of NYCEDC.
  • Danny Rodriguez

    Senior Tech Support, NYCEDC
    Ask Danny where he’s from, and his face lights up. “Brooklyn,” he says, with a delighted smile, “I’m very prideful of my borough.”
  • Dan Colangione

    Vice President, Capital Program
    As a kid, Dan played with cars and trucks in the dirt, which led to a lifelong affinity for engineering and infrastructure.
  • Mabel Bernstein

    Vice President, Real Estate Transaction Services
    Mabel likes the challenge and impact of being the point person on projects that will be a lasting part of New York City.
  • Spencer Hobson

    EVP, Finance
    Spencer is a native New Yorker who was introduced to accounting in high school and still remembers his teacher’s name today.
  • Rich Cote

    EVP, Asset Management
    Who better to oversee operations and ensure that NYCEDC runs like a well-oiled machine than a 27-year military vet?
  • Charlie Samboy

    Assistant Vice President, Governments & Community Relations
    Who better to be the GovCo representative for the Bronx than Charlie Samboy, who was born and raised there?
  • Angelo Gomes

    Senior Office Aide, Administrative Services
    Angelo says that the people here are “fantastic” and describes NYCEDC’s culture as think/do as opposed to do/think.