Elizabeth Lusskin is the President of the Long Island City Partnership and Executive Director of the Long Island City Business Improvement District. Her professional life has encompassed public, private and non-profit roles.
Ms. Lusskin served as the Chief of Staff and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Prior to her time at New York University, through her consulting practice, Elizabeth Lusskin Consulting LLC, she advised public, private, for-profit and non-profit clients on economic and community development, organizational management and strategic planning.
Previously, Ms. Lusskin served as New York City Department of Small Business Services’ Deputy Commissioner for Programs and Development, as well as Counsel of the Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. and Legislative Counsel in the New York State Office of Federal Affairs in Washington, D.C., under Governor Mario M. Cuomo. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and Yale University.
In her current role, Ms. Lusskin has made a significant impact on Long Island City. She is a tireless advocate for Long Island City residents and small businesses. Her knowledge and expertise have contributed to transforming this neighborhood into a thriving economic hub and improving the overall quality of life. She is committed and dedicated to investing her energies on Long Island City to ensure it remains a vibrant and welcoming community for everyone.