Mitchell Draizin

Mitchell Draizin

CUNY LGBT Leadership Council

Mitchell Draizin (he/him) serves as president of the CUNY LGBT Advisory Council. He is founder and former president of Longview Capital Advisors (LVCA). LVCA serves as an investment and mortgage advisor and banker to New York metro area based middle market real estate builders and developers, with a focus is on “market rate” projects in underserved markets and property types.

Mitchell is actively involved in national, state, and local Democratic politics, primarily through fundraising and offering strategic advice for certain elected officials, candidates, the DNC, and DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee). Additionally, Mitchell is active with the national leadership council at Lambda Legal, the founders council of the Williams Institute, the board of directors of the Point Foundation, the board of directors of the NYC Economic Development Corporation, as a trustee and advisory board member of the Truman National Security Project/CNP, as a NY/NJ member of the board of directors of Playworks, on the board of directors of Thalia Theater of New York City, with the Congressional Award board, and as a national advisory board member with New Leaders Council.

In 2011, Mitchell and Philippe Brugere-Trelat, his partner of almost four decades, were married in New York City.