Robert Pergament

Director of Development

Rob Pergament is Legal Aid’s Director of Development. In that capacity, he oversees all aspects of Legal Aid’s fundraising strategy, including our annual campaigns, special events, and major donor cultivation. As a member of Legal Aid’s senior management team, he also assists with the coordination of our communications efforts and works closely with Legal Aid’s Board of Trustees.

Immediately prior to joining Legal Aid in June 2017, Rob served as Associate Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations for City Harvest, a food rescue and distribution organization in New York City. At City Harvest, he was responsible for seeking new funding opportunities and stewarding long-time relationships with private foundations, corporate partners, and government agencies.

Rob received his M.B.A. from New York University in 2016, and his B.A. from Fordham University in the Bronx in 2010. After college, he worked as a fundraiser for the Long Island Housing Partnership in New York.

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M.B.A., New York University
B.A., Fordham University


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