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Steve Sagner

Steve Sagner

Associate Dean for Development

Development & Alumni Relations


Steve Sagner is Associate Dean for Development and thus responsible for raising private philanthropic capital to support the teaching, research, and public service activities of the Tandon deans, faculty, and students.  He was Director of Development for the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service from 2003 – 2007 and Assistant Dean for Development & Alumni Relations for the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education & Human Development from 2007 – 2010.  He was also chief national fundraiser for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the country’s largest community development support organization, from 2000 – 2003 and 2010 – 2013; worked for eight years for Good Shepherd Services, a renowned NYC youth development agency; and built his own consulting practice.  He has a BA in English from Columbia and an MPA in public finance from NYU Wagner, and he is an alumnus of Coro Leadership NY.  He lives in White Plains with his wife Jennifer, two daughters, and Red the beagle, and he is a lifelong Baltimore Orioles fan.