Alicia is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and is the Head of the Urban Investment Group (UIG), the firm's business platform focused on providing capital to under-served domestic urban markets and coordinating CRA investing and lending activity. In addition to serving on the UIG Investment Committee, she is a member of the Diverse Business Engagement Committee and the GSBank USA Management Committee, and Co-Heads the 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative. Under her leadership, UIG has become the industry leader in structuring complex public-private partnerships, catalyzing more than $5 billion of development across dozens of residential, mixed-use and commercial projects, as well as financing job creation and neighborhood revitalization strategies like the $40mm New York Healthy Food and Healthy Communities Fund. Ms. Glen was a 2010 David Rockefeller Fellow and currently serves on the Boards of the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy, Enterprise Community Partners, the Bowery Residents Committee, the Citizens Housing and Planning Council, the NYU Institute for Affordable Housing, and is a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission.
Before joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Glen was the Assistant Commissioner for Housing Finance at the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation and Development from 1998 to 2002. In this capacity, she was responsible for financing the rehabilitation and construction of thousands of units of market, moderate and low income units as well as overseeing the City's supportive housing, tax credit and tax incentive programs.
Prior to joining HPD, Ms. Glen was a real estate associate at Fulbright & Jaworski and at Kalkines, Arky Zall & Bernstein (now Manatt, Phelps). From 1993 to 1996, Ms. Glen was an attorney at Brooklyn Legal Services. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Glen worked for Manhattan Borough President, David Dinkins. Ms. Glen is a graduate of Amherst College and Columbia Law School.