David Sweeny

David Sweeny is the AVP of Real Estate & Facilities with The Children’s Aid Society, which is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative agencies, serving more than 150,000 of New York’s neediest children and their families. Prior to joining Children’s Aid Society, David was Executive Director of the Healing Arts Initiative, President of PDS Development Corporation (PDS), a private real estate development company that has financed and built $300 million of commercial, industrial, and residential real estate in the metro New York area. David also served as President of the Greyston Foundation, a $15 million non-profit organization in Yonkers, New York. Prior to joining Greyston in 2003, David founded the Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC) and Civic Builders, and served as CEO of both.

David graduated magna cum laude in Economics from the University of Vermont, where he received both the Eastman Kodak Award and the Converse Award for economic research and publication.