Rosita L. Marinez – HSNY

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Rosita L. Marinez

Rosita L. Marinez

Rosita L. Marinez

Rosita Marinez has over two decades of experience specializing in operations management, fiscal management, project management, program development, and executive leadership. Her focus areas are mental health, substance use disorder, HIV/AIDS, and housing.

Rosita is the Senior Vice President of Supported Housing at the Institute for Community Living (ICL). She oversees the nation's most extensive OMH housing portfolio for Supported Housing, consisting of 1,700 supported apartment beds. The housing portfolio includes the Treatment Apartment Program and permanent scattered sites for individuals with severe mental illness.

Throughout her career, she has been part of different initiatives in housing, HIV/AIDS, and workforce development, including the New York State AIDS Institute: Positive Housing for ALL, Housing Retention Programs, Robin Hood: AIDS for AIDS International: New York Immigrant Program, and Robin Hood: SEEDCO: Single Stop Initiative- Earn Benefits.

Rosita is a published award-winning author for Latinx/e Social Work Vol 2. She also has received awards from the Latino Social Work Coalition Scholarship Funds, Marquis Who’s Who, and Manchester’s Who’s Who.

Rosita has been invited as a guest speaker to national conferences to present on mental health, health care, and housing. Rosita mentors emerging leaders for the Supportive Housing Network-RELISH Program.

Rosita has a Master of Science in Non-profit Leadership from Fordham University and a Master of Social Work from The Silberman School of Social Work. She also has a postgraduate degree in advanced clinical Social Work from Silberman and a SIFI from Columbia University. She is a
distinguished George and Belle Strell Executive Leadership fellow at Silberman. She is also a John Hartford Scholar from the Silberman School of Social Work, a nationally recognized geriatrics program. Rosita holds multiple certifications in executive leadership, housing development, property management, and housing compliance.

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