Milken Scholar 1999
Scholar Profile

Lindsay Greene

Public Policy


Lindsay is the Senior Advisor for the Deputy Mayor for Housing Economic Development for the City of New York. She previously was the Director of Sales Operations for The Chia Company and the category merchant for prepared foods at NYC’s online grocer FreshDirect.  Lindsay has 6 years of experience at Goldman Sachs in urban redevelopment private equity and investment banking, and has a BA in Economics from Harvard and an MBA from Yale School of Management.  

High school:  National Cathedral High School


College Year Degree
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
2003 A.B. Economics
Yale University
New Haven, CT
2011 M.B.A. Nonprofit Management

News and Highlights

Lindsay Greene (MS '99)

Advancing the Brooklyn Navy Yard: Congratulations to Lindsay Greene, MS ’99, on her appointment as CEO of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation! Lindsay is the first Black woman and the first openly LGBTQ+ person to be at the helm of the Corporation, which houses over 500 businesses and 11,000 employees. She is committed to working alongside residents, businesses, government officials, and various stakeholders to help the city recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and expand inclusivity within its economic growth, particularly for business owners of color and other underrepresented groups.  Lindsay has continuously sought ways to advance economic opportunities for diverse communities, and we are confident she’ll continue to make a lasting positive impact in the lives of countless New Yorkers.