Leadership

Chief Executive Officer

Susan Friedland was recently named SAHA’s Chief Executive Officer after having served as its Executive Director since 2005. Previously, Susan was the Director of Housing Development with Fifth Avenue Committee, a community-based development corporation in Brooklyn,...

Chief Operating Officer & SAHA PM President

Tom Earley joined SAHA in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, bringing more than 23 years of experience in nonprofit management and community design, planning and development to the organization.

Vice President of Real Estate Development

Eve Stewart has over 14 years experience in real estate finance and development and has been with SAHA over 10 years. During her tenure, Eve has directly managed or overseen the completion of more than 900 housing units, primarily using  tax credit financing...

Vice President of Property Management

Angela Cavanaugh has worked in the affordable housing industry for over 20 years. She began on the construction and maintenance team of Affordable Housing Associates, and quickly became proficient in all aspects of construction rehabilitation. She was then promoted...

Vice President of Resident & Community Services

Chris Hess has over a decade of experience finding solutions to homelessness by managing and funding services in affordable and supportive housing. Since joining SAHA in 2013, Chris has played a key role expanding SAHA’s supportive housing, youth services, volunteer...

Vice President of Finance

Steve Herman, CPA, leads the accounting team, serves on the senior management team, and staffs the Finance and Audit Committees of the board.  Prior to this role, Steve served as SAHA’s Controller since 2013.

Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management

Miriam Benavides was named Director of Human Resources and Administration at Satellite Housing in 2005. Prior, Miriam was the Manager of Human Resources and Administration for The Unity Council. Miriam has an extensive knowledge of state and federal employment laws...

Vice President of Asset Management

Sara Abramowitz-Hill has been in the affordable housing industry since she joined SAHA in 2000.  She has a broad understanding of our industry, having held leadership positions in SAHA’s compliance, property management and asset management groups. Sara led the...