Greenwich House Annual Report 2015

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I’m here because... Greenwich House Annual Report 2015

CONTENTS Letter from the Board Chair and Executive Director Featured Accomplishments Program Highlights Financials Demographics Board of Directors Donors Programs

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Greenwich House helps individuals and families lead more fulfilling lives by offering social and health services, cultural and educational programs and opportunities for civic involvement to New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds.


Samir Hussein

Roy Leavitt

Left: Greenwich House Music School’s Suzuki Violin students perform for the community in Jefferson Market Garden. Below: Volunteers help serve lunch to seniors at Independence Plaza Senior Center.

What brought you here? When we ask this question to those who walk through Greenwich House’s doors, we typically find that no two answers are the same. Some say they have come to learn a new skill in a welcoming, non-judgmental environment. Others say they want to receive counseling for a past trauma or to have their only hot meal of the day. Still others say they just want to be a good neighbor and volunteer to help serve those meals. Greenwich House was founded in 1902 to meet the needs of the surrounding community. At that time, the Village was a crowded, largely immigrant and poor neighborhood and our programs were a response to the challenges faced by those immigrants: the first ever Tenants Rights Manual helped improve living conditions in the area; the Handicraft School taught marketable skills to those struggling to provide for their families; and the children’s theater provided child care for working parents and a creative and safe outlet for their restless kids. As the Village has changed, so has Greenwich House. Today, we offer a wide selection of programs—arts education, senior services and behavioral health—that continue to serve our neighbors and those who visit, or work and get care in Greenwich Village. The one constant, regardless of the reason you walk through Greenwich House’s doors, is that all of us who make up Greenwich Village’s extraordinary community continue to come together to help each other lead more fulfilling lives. Thank you for being a part of our community.

Samir Hussein Board Chair

Roy Leavitt Executive Director

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FEATURED ACCOMPLISHMENTS Global Groove Youth Orchestra Fills a Gap in Music Education Greenwich House Music School invited former public school music instructor Eve Zanni to join its faculty and lead a youth ensemble following the loss of the music program at PS 41 in Greenwich Village. The Global Groove Youth Orchestra combines the innovation of Rhythm First Jazz with World Music whole-body learning to inspire children. The orchestra’s middle and high school aged members learn rhythm techniques, how to read music and, most importantly, how to collaborate in a creative environment. Drawing from traditional string instruments, pianos and drums as well as marimbas, vibraphones, congas and djembes, the Global Groove Youth Orchestra makes learning about music and performing it more fun than ever before. At the same time it encourages collaboration and respect for alternative viewpoints. With private funding, this program remains free for all who participate.

Chemical Dependency Program and NYU Launch Smoking Cessation Program The College of Nursing at New York University lent their knowledge in support of improving services at the Chemical Dependency Program. Honors Capstone students and Greenwich House staff developed and implemented a long-term smoking cessation program for Chemical Dependency clients. The program, Better Breathing, Better You, provides assessment, advice and coaching for individuals interested in stopping smoking. Better Breather, Better You is based on recent CDC evidence that quitting all addictive substances at the same time is the most beneficial route to take. During each eight-week cycle, nursing students lead weekly smoking cessation groups, ranging in size from two to ten people, that set self-management techniques and set and track personal goals. At the end of the eight weeks, a graduation ceremony is held for all successful clients. 4 | Greenwich House Annual Report 2015

Right: New York City Council Member, Corey Johnson, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and New York City Council Member Margaret Chin lead a rally to save Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center. Below: Eve Zanni leads the Global Groove Youth Orchestra at a performance in Jefferson Market Garden.

OLP lease

Neighborhood Leaders Save Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center When Greenwich House was advised by Our Lady of Pompeii Church that is was considering not renewing the lease for its senior center in the Church’s lower level, seniors, community leaders and elected officials including Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Council Members Margaret Chin and Corey Johnson, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman and New York State Assembly Member Debra Glick came together to demand that the 45 year old senior center be allowed to stay. The church reportedly hoped to increase its income by renting the space to outside groups such as film production crews. Thanks to community support and after months of negotiations under the oversight of Timothy Cardinal Dolan, a new three-year lease was signed in August, 2015 allowing the senior center to remain at the Church. Our Lady of Pompeii Senior Center provides hot meals and hosts health, cultural and recreational programs for more than 100 seniors each weekday.

I’m here because... This place is not just a camp and an after-school. It’s a home.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS After-School Starts Having Fun on Friday Nights A new program at Greenwich House After-School, Friday Night Fun, provides kids from kindergarten through fifth grade with an evening of crafts and games with their friend, and parents with free time for their own adult activities. Based on parents’ suggestions, Friday Night Fun runs on select Fridays, and is open to all families whether or not enrolled in the after-school program.

Greenwich House Pottery Breathes New Life into its Residency Program

Left: Structured games and crafts are a part of Friday Night Fun at After-School. Below: Greenwich House Pottery Resident Artist and noted painter Ghada Amer prepares a clay canvas during her residency.

To encourage interdisciplinary exploration, Greenwich House Pottery expanded its Residency Program by inviting established New York-based artists accomplished in other mediums to explore ceramics. World-renowned Egyptian painter Ghada Amer was the inaugural resident. Amer brought an exciting and diverse approach to ceramics by creating large scale relief portraits in clay. Her presence was a learning experience for all, seeing how the lack of material understanding can open creative capacity beyond the expected.

Senior Health and Consultation Center Helps a Client Turn 100 The Senior Health and Consultation Center wished Ms. R. a happy 100th birthday in June, 2015. Ms. R, who has been receiving services from SHCC for more than 22 years, thanked Greenwich House for helping her reach this milestone. Coming to Greenwich House for psychotherapy in the 1990s, she also became a fixture during lunch at Greenwich House Senior Centers too. Ms. R. has since become homebound but SHCC remains a constant for her by providing home visits from a Greenwich House social worker, home health aid, psychiatrist and internist. With SHCC, at 100 Ms. R. remains independent, living her life on her own terms.

MMTP Provides Higher Quality Treatment to More Patients In January, 2015 the Greenwich House Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program received a three�year accreditation renewal, the highest accreditation possible. In addition, the program treated seven percent more patients than in prior years. More importantly, patients enrolled in the program remain and succeed in treatment: MMTP has been successful in having significantly higher retention rates after one month, three month, six month and one year periods. Greenwich House Annual Report 2015 | 7

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS CONT’D Partnership Expands the Arts at Greenwich House Senior Centers Greenwich House’s Center on the Square joined with MoreArt to bring the Disappearing City quilting project to Greenwich Village. MoreArt is a non-profit organization that fosters collaboration between artists and communities to create thought-provoking art and educational programs that inspire broad discourse on social and cultural issues. Led by artist Amy Wilson, Disappearing City taught quilt-making to seniors and used it to engage Center members in the ongoing conversation about gentrification. The six week project used quilts to document the social, cultural and physical changes that have affected the Lower West Side. It culminated with a community exhibition of the quilts.

Barrow Street Nursery School Brings Parents Closer to the Classroom Barrow Street Nursery School believes that ongoing communication, community events and parent participation cultivate strong relationships among families and the School’s staff that help students develop and grow to their full potential. To further help parents stay connected to what goes on in the classroom, BSNS instituted daily Weebly Blogs for each class. On the blogs, teachers post photos and updates on class projects as well as share the goals and methodology behind each lesson.

Children’s Safety Project Gets a New Tool to Treat Youth and Their Caregivers The Children’s Safety Project staff has begun training in a new therapeutic program, Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC) Therapy. ARC provides a flexible framework designed to treat trauma that is related to a specific incident and to treat developmental trauma for both youth and caregivers. Studies indicate that ARC leads to a reduction in post-traumatic stress symptoms, anxiety and depression and it helps to increase adaptive and social skills. ARC has already proven valuable with clients like Julia, a15 year old girl who suffered from developmental trauma, growing up with an erratic mother who suffered from a severe drug addiction as well as specific incidents of trauma, that were the result of her stepfather’s PTSD from his military service. At the Children’s Safety Project, ARC training is enabling therapists to address the compounded causes of Julia’s depression, suicidal feelings, and self-harming activities and simultaneously helping her mother become a safe, loving and dependable figure in her life. 8 | Greenwich House Annual Report 2015

Right: Seniors discuss quilts made as part of the Disappearing City project at Center on the Square. Below: ARC Therapy joins other Children’s Safety Project methodologies, like art therapy, that allows children to express feelings they are not yet able to verbalize.

I’m here because...

There’s an enthusiasm here. It gives me the opportunity to grow which can be difficult in your 80’s.

I’m here because... You learn as much from other artists working in the studio as you do in your class.

FINANCIALS Year Ending June 30, 2015 Total Operating revenues and other support Contributions Special events Less direct cost of special events

Year Ending June 30, 2014




$695,593 2.9% $505,843

$798,562 5.5% $798,562

$591,671 4.7% 802,036

$732,135 5.0% 732,135

Government grants

3,770,682 $3,493,067 21.9%

3,464,026 $3,464,026 23.7%

Program tuition and fees Less financial aid

5,715,234 $4,777,793 33.2% (230,037) (104,440) (1.3%)

5,066,024 $5,066,024 34.7% (80,953) (80,953) (0.6%)

Medicaid and other insurance

$3,021,375 26.4% 4,544,455

$3,919,181 26.9% 3,919,181

Rental income

$258,052 1.5% 256,443

$256,061 1.8% 256,061

Donated services

$13,387 0.1% 11,535

$9,455 0.1% 9,455

Interest and dividend income

$32,164 0.5% 79,027

$44,702 0.3% 44,702

Other income

$14,093 10.2% 1,756,039

$75,724 0.5% 75,724

$12,792,755 100.1% 17,211,257

$14,284,917 97.9% 14,284,917

$302,786 (0.1%) (17,192)

$277,308 1.9% 277,308

$15,954 0.0% 2,352

$27,558 0.2% 27,558

$318,740 (0.1%) (14,840)

$304,866 2.1% 304,866

$13,111,495 100.0% $17,196,417

$14,589,783 100.0% $14,589,783

Total operating revenues and other support

Non-operating activities Net realized and unrealized loss on investments Change in value of beneficial interest in remainder trust

Total Non-operating activities

This statement was extracted from the Greenwich House consolidated audited financial statements. A copy of the audited financial report (prepared by Loeb and Troper, LLP), may be obtained by writing to: Greenwich House, 122 West 27th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Left: Eun-Ha Paek leads a Master Series lecture during her four-week exhibition at the Jane Hartsook Gallery.

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FUNDING SOURCES Year Ending June 30, 2015 Private Support Events, Individual Giving and Foundations 8%

Miscellaneous Income Rent, Interest and Dividends 12%

Government Grants 22%

Year Ending June 30, 2014 Private Support Events, Individual Giving and Foundations 11%

Medicaid and Other Insurance 26%

Government Grants 24%

Program Tuition and Fees 32%

Medicaid and Other Insurance 27%

Program Tuition and Fees 34%

DEMOGRAPHICS Clients by Program

Behavioral Health Chemical Dependency Program Children’s Safety Project Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program 21%

Miscellaneous Income Rent, Interest and Dividends 4%

Clients by Age

Arts and Education Greenwich House Pottery Barrow Street Nursery School Greenwich House Music School After-School and Summer Arts Camp 31%

18 and Under 19%

19-39 12% Senior Services Senior Health and Consultation Case Management Senior Centers 48%

40-59 14%


Samir Hussein Chair Edward A.K. Adler* Vice-Chair George A. Davidson* Vice-Chair Elissa Kramer* Vice-Chair Jan-Willem van den Dorpel Secretary Myrna Chao Treasurer Roy Leavitt Executive Director

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60 and Up 55%

Alison Berke Craig deLaurier Mary Ann Eddy Christine Grygiel Soohyung Kim Christopher Kiplok Diane C. Koeppel Joan Rappoport Rosenfeld Mark Rudd Pamela Scott Laura Valeroso

Directors Emeriti Robert J. Egan* Ronald H. Lamey* Margaret B. Lowe Manton B. Metcalf, III David M. Parsons Katheryn C. Patterson Alvah O. Rock Carol A. Strickland Robert F. Wright Steven I. Wulf *Past Chair + Board Members as of June 30, 2015

I’m here because... Greenwich House helps me stay sober, builds my self-esteem and makes me want to stay alive!

DONORS Greenwich House gratefully acknowledges the many individuals, companies and foundations for their generosity during the 2015 fiscal year: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015.

Government Funders

New York City Council, Council Member Margaret Chin New York City Council, Council Member Corey Johnson New York City Department for the Aging New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene New York State Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services


The Paul E. Singer Foundation


CLAWS Foundation CME Group Community Foundation FJC A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds Morgan Stanley Isaac H. Tuttle Fund


Louis and Anne Abrons Foundation Karen and Edward A.K. Adler Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation The Caring Community Myrna Chao Corcoran Group Cares Joyce Cunningham 14 | Greenwich House Annual Report 2015

Annette and George A. Davidson DCI Group, LLC Debevoise and Plimpton LLP EY The Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher Foundation Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP Levine Lee, LLP DJ McManus Foundation Julie and David Meneret Elissa Kramer and Jay Newman New York University Alice and Ben Reiter Edward and Ellen Roche Relief Foundation Tracy Dockray and Mark Rudd Theresa Sadin Standard General LP Jane and Richard C. Steadman The TJX Foundation Ricarda Lindner and Jan-Willem van den Dorpel Theodore and Renee Weiler Foundation Jeff Yass


Pamela C. Scott and Phil Balshi Dechert LLP Bess Oransky and Craig deLaurier Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group Epiq Systems The Robert and Beatrice Hompe Foundation Erin and Samir H. Hussein Hyde and Watson Foundation Anna Carolina and Soo Kim Foundation Amy and Christopher K. Kiplok Diane and Gerard Koeppel Aura Levitas Open Society Institute Rockefeller Foundation

Eleni Theodosiou VIP Community Services


Noreen W. Adler Arthur Aufses Toby Baldinger Josephine Balshi Mary Barnowsky James G. Basker Bedford Barrow Commerce Block Association Candace Beinecke Alison and Barry H. Berke Lois and Stephen Bernstein Michael Block Eric Brooks Robert Cane Sarah and John Cave Clearview Festival Production Charlotte Davidson, Esq. Evan Davis, Esq. Gary DeWaal Louise Eastman Mary Ann Eddy Lita and Walter Elvers Charlotte M. Fischman, Esq. Samantha and Matthew Fremont-Smith Alice Jarcho and Thomas Gallagher Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation James Giddens Cathy Diamond and Jonathan A. Goldstein Deborah A. Green Corey Hajim The Hajim Family Foundation James R. Harder Elizabeth and Ryan Heslop The Kite Key Foundation Kiwi Patners Daniel R. Kramer

DONORS CONT’D Ronald H. Lamey The Lillian and Ira N. Langsan Foundation Nancy and Ira N. Langsan Gordon Leavitt Ronnie Lee David Lerner Susan Lindenauer, Esq. Loeb and Troper Kristen J. and Robert Lopez The Lucretia Philanthropic Fund Theodore Mayer Elizabeth D. Mazza Manton B. Metcalf, III Metzger-Price Fund Lillian Miller Alberto Moris Gary Naftalis, Esq. Nina and Leonard Nathanson, Esq. Andrea Newman New York University Community Fund Jaime Norwood NYU Bookstore Shevi and Tom Peters Kiersten and Justin Peterson Robert S. Rosenbaum Joan Rappoport and Steven B. Rosenfeld Michael E. Salzman Laura Valeroso and David Seidman Joan and Mark J. Siegel Robert Silverstein Carla K. Stearns, Esq. Thompson Hine LLP Barbara Weil Christine Grygiel and Todd West The Judith C. White Foundation David Wiltenburg Robert F. Wright Carole Yass


3 Sheets Saloon Julie Salamon and William M. Abrams

David Becker Victoria and Steven Bernstein Tarryn Brennon Lorie Broser Hon. Jose A. Cabranes Norman Cantor Patricia Cappeto Joseph Caputo Church of the Ascension John Coffey Terry Connell Cowgirl Hall of Fame Linda and Denis Cronin Melanie Kirkpatrick and Jack David Stephen W. Dizard Down the Hatch Downtown Women OB/GYN Associates, LLP Corrine Keller and Stuart Fishman Fern Schair and Alexander Forger Savvas Foukas Maria and Frank A. Freda Karen and Paul Freitas Fund for Public Schools Christine and David D. Gibson Nancy S. Glauberman Gourmet Garage Donna Green Marsha and Conrad K. Harper Jessica and Matthew Harris Vilia Hayes Jacquie Holmes Lana Parker and Gene Jaczynski Alexandra Jenkins The Jerusalem International Basketball Sports Center Corp. Betty Jones Gary Kahn Debra Kameros Jamnu Khemani Reia Balchan and Sharad Khemani James B. Kobak James D. Krugman Krup’s Kitchen and Bath Benjamin Lam

Lisa M. Uribe and Daniel Lipton Maple Avenue Marina Jennifer and Alon Markowitz John McKegney Vanessa Morris-Burke Carrie and Darren Mulholland Bernadette Murray Off the Wagon Paul Onderdonk Neil Oxford Laurie Stearn and Phil Poppinga Jonathan Pressment P. Zaccaro Co. Patricia Crown and Tony Radice Roy Reardon, Esq. Lydia and Mark Rhoades-Brown Walter Ricciardi, Esq. Lester Richter Jill Ross Jeff Rothman Samuel Seymour, Esq. SMART Management Sharon Tomao and Richard Sokolow Katherine and Kenneth Snelson Philanthropic Fund Rena and Paul Stallings Esta Stecher Andrew Steginsky Eleanor Linda Stetson Jane and Richard B. Stewart Michelle and Stephen Stoneburn Rosemarie P. Strickland Chelsea Sutrisno Crystal and Vipul Tandon Virginia Teller Mila and Chris Tewell Paul Tramontano Victoria Traube United Neighborhood Houses of New York Alex Neil and John C. Vennema Village Apothecary Katrina and Taylor Whitman Christina Wong Greenwich House Annual Report 2015 | 15

I’m here because... No where else could I find a better mentor to help me develop my skills and inspire me to keep playing.


Pamela and Howard Abrahams Arthur Ainsberg American International Group Jason Benton Jeffrey Berman Shoshana Wolf and Jeremy Bohrer Betsy Gould and Alan Bomser David Bonfili Karen Brett David C. Burger Hugo Cassirer Margaret J. Hoag and Adrian B. Cockerill Eve Cohen Robert A. Cohen Robin Marsico and Jeffrey R. Coleman Corporate Accounting Solutions Isabelle Cote Michael Daniels Cathy Dantchik Willem F. de Vogel Kathryn Donaldson Lauren N. Doyle Miriam Eaves Harold Edgar Robert J. Egan Joan Ellis Lucy Engebreston Rachel and Melvin Epstein, Esq. Irina and Roger Erickson Stuart Erickson Gregory Farrell Morgan Feder James Fitzpatrick Anson Frelinghuysen Mary Ganzenmuller Joshua M. Gendel Katie Gerlach Goldman Sachs Lorna and Lawrence Graev Meaghan Gragg Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Joanna and Carlo Grossman

Lauren Hennessy Robert Herrmann Hotchkiss School Alice Hsieh Brian Huchro Carol Intner Nicole A. Jackson Emma and Michael Kerins Elinor Koeppel Robin Krause Beth Kruvant Diane R. Katzin and Rick Kurnit Beth Lambdin Martin R. Lewis Karen Lind Susan Ferugio and Daniel Loeven Brian Loughman Lorene Straka and Alex Lue Alice Mackler Josh Mandell Paul Mandell Claire and Christopher Mann Mae Marcus Morgan McGarry Mark Miller Michelle and Maziar Minovi Phil Mussman Laurie Niles Ina and Vincent J. Norrito Frances O’Halloran David O’Hayre One If By Land, Two If By Sea Stephen H. Palitz, Esq. Abigail Park Rob Parker Caroline Parker-Beaudrias David M. Parsons Michael Patterson, Esq. Alexa and Dan Pearson Michael Perricone Mary McCann and Neil Pepe Kathryn and Daniel Pitiger Amanda and Michael Prince Camille Parrish and Kirk Read David Reis Maria Robledo

Marlene Myers and Stanley Rogovin Marion Rothenberg Richard Sackett Riccardo Salmona Lena Saltos Suzanne Schecter Judith Serafini-Sauli Tahira Mirza and Sameer Sethna Susan Shepard Glenn Siegel Margaret L. Skaggs Source One Packaging, LLC Meredith Stead Michael Stecher Sidney H. Stein Eric Stovall Beth Barry and Daniel Sussman Elizabeth and Matthew Terenzio United Way of New York City Paul Vasile Village Reform Democratic Club James Vinick Kathleen Walker David Fanger and Martin Wechsler Wells Fargo Insurance Services James C. Wernz M.D. Linda White Jennifer Winslow Evelyn Wolff Jacqueline Zirkman

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GREENWICH HOUSE PROGRAMS After-School and Summer Arts Camp

Arts programs providing children ages 5-17 the opportunity to learn and have fun outside of school by tapping into their interests in the arts through specialized curricula. 27 Barrow Street, 212-242-4140, ext. 263

Greenwich House Music School

A center for artistic education and expression, providing music instruction for youth and adults, dance and visual art programs for children, concerts, workshops and music education outreach to New York City public schools. 46 Barrow Street, 212-242-4770

Greenwich House Pottery

A school with studio and exhibition space for ceramics, offering classes for all ages, workshops, fabrications, residencies, intern programs and solo and group shows. 16 Jones Street, 212-242-4106

Senior Centers

Four senior centers in lower Manhattan serving hot meals every weekday and offering social, cultural, health and recreational activities to seniors 60 years and older. The centers also offer Case Management and Daily Money Management services. Senior Case Management and Daily Money Management 20 Washington Square North, 212-777-3555, ext. 114 Judith C. White, 27 Barrow Street, 212-242-4140, ext. 260 Center on the Square, 20 Washington Square North 212-777-3555, ext. 106 Independence Plaza, 310 Greenwich Street, 212-267-0499 Our Lady of Pompeii, 25 Carmine Street, 212-989-3620

Senior Health and Consultation Center

A health center providing mental health care for seniors, including the homebound, who are coping with the challenges brought on by aging. 27 Barrow Street, 212-242-4140, ext. 251

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Parents at Barrow Street Nursery School connect to the classroom through daily updates on Weebly class blogs.

Children’s Safety Project

A treatment and prevention program for victims of child abuse, domestic violence and trauma. 27 Barrow Street, 212-242-4140, ext. 237

Chemical Dependency Program

An outpatient clinic providing diagnosis, treatment and medically supervised drug-free counseling to individuals and their families struggling with substance abuse. 122 West 27th Street, 6th Floor, 212-691-2900

Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program An outpatient clinic that offers individual and group counseling, medical treatment, harm reduction and vocational counseling to individuals 18 years and older. 190 Mercer Street, 4th Floor, 212-677-3400

Barrow Street Nursery School

One aspect of the Smoking Cessation Program at the Chemical Dependency Program uses art to help clients express their struggles to become substance free.

A private education and childcare program with half and full-day sessions featuring a serviceoriented curriculum. 27 Barrow Street, 212-633-1203

Greenwich House Administrative Offices

122 West 27th Street, 6th Floor, 212-991-0003

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122 West 27th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10001