Muzzy Rosenblatt is CEO and president of BRC, one of the most successful and innovative nonprofits working in service to New Yorkers without homes. Muzzy facilitates and leads the organization as it strategically grows to achieve ever greater impact, and further benefit the people and the city it serves. This includes recruiting and retaining exceptional talent, applying data-driven adaptive management practices that drive program innovation, ensuring rigorous and responsible financial management practices, and articulating thoughtful perspectives to better shape and influence public policy and philanthropy.
Prior to BRC, Muzzy held several positions in NYC government under Mayors Koch, Dinkins and Giuliani, including first deputy commissioner and acting commissioner of the NYC Department of Homeless Services. He earned an MPA from NYU Wagner and a BA from Wesleyan University, where he served on its board of trustees. Muzzy serves as a volunteer board member of nonprofit and civic organizations, and is frequently asked to serve on government task forces. A native New Yorker who grew up in Manhattan, attending PS 158 and Hunter College High School, he now resides in “the hills of the forest” in the county of Queens.