Benjamin A. Glascoe Board Member
Benjamin Glascoe has extensive experience in public and community affairs as well as in economic development. He worked for the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation between1968-1981, which were the organization’s early formative years. He held several leadership positions at Restoration, including Assistant to the first president, Franklin Thomas, Director of Community Programs, and Manager of the RDC Commercial Center.
In 1981 he joined Con Edison as manager of Public Affairs, coordinating media relations, advertising, events and political action for the company in Brooklyn. From March of 1985 to June of 1988, Mr. Glascoe was the manager of Economic Development at Con Edison and worked to coordinate the company’s business development efforts. He retired from Con Edison as Director of Manhattan Public Affairs. In his retirement, Mr. Glascoe remains active on several boards: besides Restoration, he also serves with the East Harlem Council for Community Improvement; the Transfiguration Education Association; the Trey Whitfield Foundation and the Trey Whitfield School Board.