As a Senior Vice President of Bank of America specializing in community development finance and social impact investing, Amy Brusiloff provides capital to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that finance affordable housing, energy efficiency improvements, community facilities, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses in underserved communities. Ms. Brusiloff is a member of Bank of America’s Global Environmental Group, which manages the bank’s $125 billion environmental business initiative. She also developed and implemented the $60 million Bank of America Energy Efficiency Finance Program for CDFIs.
A native New Yorker with a background in affordable housing, Ms. Brusiloff has been working in the field of community development and social impact investing for over 30 years. Before she joined Bank of America, she was a Director of Merrill Lynch Community Development Company, where she structured and executed community development debt and equity transactions. These included lending to loan funds, investing in funds utilizing New Markets Tax Credits, purchasing bonds and preferred stock, and investing in private equity funds.
Prior to working at Merrill Lynch, Ms. Brusiloff was a Regional Director of Freddie Mac’s multifamily division, where she managed a team that underwrote the purchase of multifamily housing loans and provided credit enhancement for tax-exempt housing bonds. In the 1990s, Ms. Brusiloff worked as a Vice President of Bankers Trust Company in its Community Development Group.
Ms. Brusiloff started her career in 1986 as the Director of Housing Development for MBD (“Mid-Bronx Desperadoes”) Community Housing Corporation, followed by two years at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development as a Senior Mortgage Officer.
Ms. Brusiloff sits on numerous committees, including LIIF’s Eastern Region Advisory Committee; ROC USA’s Capitalization Committee; and LISC NYC’s Advisory Committee.
Ms. Brusiloff graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 1986, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.