East Harlem for sale, Part II: City Council Speaker collects $172,000 from the real estate industry

“East Harlem for sale, Part II” … there has never been and never will be an end to greed, will there?


East Harlem is being invaded by real estate developers…and several politicians are helping them.

Incredibly, the Speaker of the New York City Council appears to be on their payroll.

When she first ran for City Council, the core pledge of Melissa Mark-Viverito was to “stop the gentrification” of East Harlem, and save the area from “greedy developers.” But from the moment she acquired the Council speakership, Viverito has gone on a real estate rampage.

From 2005 until 2013 – for eight long years – she received only $2,800 from real estate developers. Then from December 2013 through 2016 – in less than three years – Viverito collected a whopping $172,000 (ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY TWO THOUSAND) from real estate developers, investors and contractors !

In the first eight years of her political career, less than 1 percent(0.88) of her campaign funds came from real estate sources…but over…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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