Special Advisor to the Board
Steve has been involved in Chicago’s Jewish and pro-Israel communities his entire life. For over 20 years Steve has been an active member of AIPAC and an annual donor to JUF and many other charitable organizations. Among the many leadership positions Steve has held, he served as CityPAC President during the 2006 federal election cycle. Over the last 20+ years, Steve has met with countless members of, and candidates for, Congress to advocate on behalf of a strong US-Israel relationship. In 2008, together with his father, Neil, he received Shalva’s Rodef Shalom award in recognition of his lifetime of service to the Jewish community.
Professionally, Steve is the owner and President of Senior Housing Group, a company he founded in 2010 to preserve and improve government-subsidized affordable housing for limited-income seniors. Steve and his company have helped preserve and improve over 2,100 affordable senior apartment units around the country including hundreds that were initially built by Jewish agencies to provide housing for Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union. He currently resides in Highland Park with his wife, Sheri, and their daughter, Jordyn, and son, Jake.