Jay Chazanoff holds a bachelor’s degree from Pace University and an MBA from Long Island University. He worked as a CPA at Ernst & Ernst before becoming a senior executive at a publicly traded financial services company, where he worked for more than 20 years. He then co-founded a technology-based claims management company, providing corporate reorganization services. Jay also became a partner in Pembroke Companies, Inc., a commercial and residential real estate investment, development and management enterprise.
Jay is no stranger to community service. He served as a representative and board member of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital of Staten Island and is currently the vice president of the Jewish Community Center on Staten Island and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the College of Staten Island Foundation since 2013.