New York City

Counties/Boroughs covered: Bronx, Brooklyn (Kings), Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island (Richmond) 


Lisa Futterman is the Regional Director for New York City and has over 15 years experience in workforce development. Prior to joining WDI in 2015, Lisa spent nine years with FEGS Health and Human Services where she created innovative workforce training programs connecting a range of job seekers with employment. Earlier in her career, she taught children with severe disabilities and was a child protection caseworker for the City of New York.   

She serves as a member of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council and chairs the Workforce Development Work Group. In her role at WDI, Lisa works with businesses, unions, government, education, and community-based organizations on projects that support workforce and economic development.   

Lisa holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Special Education from CUNY, Hunter College.  

Contact Lisa by visiting Regional Office information