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As a resident of downtown NYC for more than twenty years, Haley feels very connected to Hudson River Park. She and her husband David, a Real Estate Developer, raise their three kids in Tribeca on North Moore St. She has been a member of the Playground Committee for many years and along with her husband, led the Capital Campaign for the new Pier 26 Playground, helping raise millions of dollars.

Haley currently manages her family’s philanthropic efforts, where she harnesses her passions to make the most impact. Her endeavors focus on supporting her Tribeca community, homelessness/poverty reduction, educational development, the arts and Jewish causes. She lends her talents to the Allen-Stevenson School, founding the ‘The Schwartz Family Fund for the Learning Resource Center.’ She also donates her time and resources to Gods Love We Deliver, The Museum of Jewish Heritage in Tribeca, and of course Hudson River Park. She and her family also actively support The Center for Community Alternatives, UJA, The Furman Center at NYU, Riseboro, Westhab and The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Haley graduated from Hofstra University with a BA and earned a Master of Arts Degree from New York University in Media Studies. She went on to work in publishing as a magazine editor for over a decade. She has contributed to the New York Times, Oprah, Modern Bride, Monocle, Men’s Journal, CITY Magazine and was the Senior Market Editor for Conde Nast’s Gourmet Magazine for many years.