UMEZ is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and serving all borrowers and grantees in order to enhance relationships, engagement, productivity, commitment, quality and profit.


Who We Are

Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) is a private not-for-profit organization and our mission is to sustain the economic revitalization of all communities in Upper Manhattan through job creation, corporate alliances, strategic investments, and small business assistance. Our grants and investments stabilize the economy, and propel investment, creating safe and vibrant neighborhoods throughout Harlem; East Harlem; Inwood; and Washington Heights.

What We Offer

UMEZ offers the opportunity to obtain skills that will allow you to progress in your professional development and provides a rewarding career. Join our team of skilled and dedicated individuals committed to UMEZ mission.

UMEZ, as an employer, offers jobs with employer-paid group benefit plans, and employer-matched 401(k) plan.


Who We Look For

UMEZ invites exceptional candidates to join our full-time staff, as we offer many challenging and rewarding opportunities. UMEZ wants individuals who believe in our mission of revitalization to the Upper Manhattan area.

Current Openings

Compliance Officer
Senior Underwriter
Resource Development Specialist


Talk to us!

Have questions about employment at UMEZ?
Danessy Pico, Office and Human Resources Manager