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Mitchell Draizin

Concordia Philanthropic Fund
Founder & President

Mitchell Draizin is the founder and President of the Concordia Philanthropic Fund, whose mission is to support youth leadership initiatives primarily in the LGBTQ and Progressive political sectors. Previously he was the President of Longview Capital Advisors, a real estate investment and mortgage banking company.

He is the co-founder and President of the CUNY LGBTQ Leadership Program, and he has created, and volunteer teaches Financial Empowerment Workshops and classes at CUNY. Mr. Draizin serves on the boards of various nonprofits, including the Congressional Award Foundation, The New Leaders Council, the Williams Institute, Housing Rights Initiative, and the American LGBTQ+ Historical and Cultural Museum Project.

Mitchell Draizin’s board work is as eclectic as it is time-consuming. He serves the dozen organizations, the Congressional Award Foundation, Thalia Spanish Theater, and the Housing Rights Initiative. LGBTQ causes are a notable theme in his paying-it-forward life. Draizin, the founder of the real estate financial services firm Longview Capital Advisors, is President of the Concordia Philanthropic Fund, which supports youth leadership initiatives in the LGBTQ and other progressive spheres, and the City University of New York LGBT Leadership Council. He is on the National Leadership Council of the Lambda Legal Educational and Defense Fund. In addition, he is on the Hunter College President’s Advisory Board for its LGBT Public Policy Center and the board of the American LGBTQ+ Historical and Cultural Museum.