Arden Sokolow

Executive Vice President, Affordable Housing

Arden Sokolow joined Douglaston Development as the Executive Vice President, Affordable Housing. Prior to joining the company, Arden was the Chief of Staff at The New York City Housing Authority from May 2018 to 2019. During that time, she was in charge of negotiating agreements with the United States Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding NYCHA compliance issues, as well as leading the creation of the NYCHA 2.0 plan to raise $24B for the authority. Arden has held diverse roles at the City, State and Federal level. She served as the Regional Director for Multifamily Housing at HUD, Managing Director for Housing Programs at the NYS Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery and held a wide variety of positions at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development. There, she lead the Inclusionary and Tax Incentive Programs and created the Distressed Assets Program to address the housing impact of the 2008 financial crisis.

Arden holds a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from Columbia University and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College.

Executive and Senior Management Team

Jeffrey E. Levine

Jeffrey E. Levine

Founder & Chairman of Douglaston Development LLC, Levine Builders, and Clinton Management LLC
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Michael Kaye

Michael Kaye

Chief Executive Officer
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	Steven Charno

Steven Charno

President
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Michael Kessler

Michael Kessler

Executive Vice President of Financial Operations
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Jed Resnick

Jed Resnick

Chief Operating Officer
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Allen Dzbanek

Allen Dzbanek

Senior Vice President of Design & Construction
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Benjamin Levine

Benjamin Levine

Executive Vice President of Finance and Acquisitions
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Russell Lang

Russell Lang

Senior Vice President
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Jessica Sherman

Jessica Sherman

Associate Vice President
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Arden Sokolow

Executive Vice President, Affordable Housing
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Scott Davis, CPA

Scott Davis, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
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Ingrid Vega

Ingrid Vega

Executive Administrator
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Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Jennifer Zappa-Campo

Executive Administrator to Chairman
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Rizo Ramusevic

Rizo Ramusevic

Vice President – Risk Management and Insurance
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Olivia Kelly

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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Brett Talmadge

Director of IT
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Project Managers

Graham Christianson

Graham Christensen

Project Manager
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Joel Kolkmann

Joel Kolkmann

Project Manager
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