EVP – Planning
Cecilia Kushner is the Executive Vice President for the Planning Division at NYCEDC where she leads large multidisciplinary teams to deliver on some of the most ambitious and complex urban planning, development and transportation projects in New York City. As part of her role, Cecilia oversees $1 billion of active projects geared towards delivering infrastructure and amenities and improving quality of life for New Yorkers across the five Boroughs. With 15 years of experience in urban planning, development and resiliency in New York City, London and Paris, Cecilia has dedicated her career to executing significant initiatives that seek to improve global cities.
Cecilia received her bachelor’s degree from La Sorbonne and holds a master’s degree in Historic Preservation from The Bartlett School of Planning at University College London, and a master’s degree in City Planning from Hunter College, where she has taught Planning as an adjunct.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.