Who We Are

The mission of New York Edge is to help bridge the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs designed to improve academic performance, health and wellness, self-confidence, character and attitudes for success in life.


Character and Leadership

Accountability and Integrity

Commitment to Excellence

Collaborative and Diverse Community

Goal Focused and Forward Thinking

Innovation and Creativity

Hope and Optimism


New York Edge's Achievements 
Four-year completion rate of students in our High School Today, College Tomorrow (HSTCT) program compared to 61% citywide.
Students in our Middle School Today, High School Tomorrow (MSTHST) program are 33% more likely to be admitted to a Specialized High School than without our help.
Nearly 90% of our HSTCT students are admitted to college.
Almost 75% of students in MSTHST are admitted to smaller, higher-performing high schools.
According to 80% of principals and 70% of teachers surveyed, New York Edge’s programs help support academic improvement in their schools.
Our Summer Academy program helps 86% of students advance to the next grade on time.
And 86% of parents surveyed say New York Edge helps their kids learn things that help them succeed at school.
New York Edge tutoring has been shown to improve ELA and Math test scores by 18%.
Board of Directors
Francis Greenburger
Susan Newman
Vice Chair
Jeff Ravetz
Vice Chair
Roger Alcaly
Ross Sandler
Chairman Emeritus
Craig Balsam
Razor & Tie
Kenneth Copeland
Kyle De Leon
Young Professional Council Liaison
Daniel DiClerico
Home Advisor by IAC
Niko Elmaleh
World-Wide Holdings
Laurie Erlandson
Robert Fagenson
Fagenson & Co., Inc.
Corine Fitzpatrick
Manhattan College
Jeffrey Forster
Time Equities, Inc.
Joseph French
French & Casey, LLP
Paul R. Gottsegen
Time Equities, Inc.
Pascale Hainline
Merrill Lynch
Howard Helene
Howard Helene Assoc., Inc.
Christine Houlihan
Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC.
Jo Ann Secor
Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
Rashid Silvera
Educator and Model
Robert Tuchman
Creative Artists Agency
Gregory Weiss
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP (retired)
New York Edge Management
Rachael Gazdick
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Hauss
Chief Operations Officer
Anna M. Gross
Chief Financial Officer
Kathleen McGowan
Chief Development Officer
Rigaud Noel
Chief Partnership Officer
Marisol De La Rosa
Chief Program Officer, Champions Clubs
Michele Simari
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Steven J. Fredericks
Executive Director of National Thought Leadership
Partners and Friends

New York Edge’s work has been recognized by leading corporations and other funding partners. These partnerships make it possible for us to bridge the opportunity gap for thousands of children every day.



2017 Strategic Plan
2017 Strategic Plan
2014-16 Tri-Annual Report
2014-16 Tri-Annual Report
2017-18 Form 990
2017-18 Form 990