Timeline of Achievements


Greenfield retires from the New York City Council and becomes CEO of New York's largest Jewish charity, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty


Greenfield’s yeshiva security law is cited at the Supreme Court in oral arguments for Trinity Lutheran v. Comer


  • Greenfield brokers deal with the other members of City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio to create New York’s new Mandatory Inclusionary Housing policy
  • The first major neighborhood rezoning, East New York, passes under Greenfield’s chairmanship


After anti-Israel protesters attempt to shut down City Council, Greenfield's impromptu response on the floor goes viral


Greenfield is appointed to chair the City Council’s influential Land Use Committee


Greenfield’s two-year project to revitalize the greenspace near Ocean Parkway is completed


Alongside the Department of Buildings, Greenfield announces a new program in which streets in Boro Park and Flatbush will only be repaved in the summer to mitigate traffic


  • Greenfield passes law banning neon parking stickers that are used one million times a year to punish motorists without due process
  • After advocating for Shabbos-friendly MuniMeters, a series of meters which end before Shabbos starts are installed in Boro Park


After a landslide vote, Greenfield is elected to represent New York’s 44th Council District, which includes Boro Park, Midwood, and Flatbush


Greenfield leads a group that successfully convinces New York City to provide direct Title I education services to tens of thousands of non-public school children


Greenfield joins the Mayor's Committee on Non-Public Schools, advocating for more than 100,000 New York yeshiva students


In an effort led by Greenfield, Teach NYS runs a multi-million dollar advocacy campaign that successfully passes a New York State law providing $600 million in tax credits for school-age children


Together with a coalition of Jewish, Catholic and Independent schools, Greenfield co-founds Teach NYS, which seeks to make education more affordable for all parents


As Executive Director of the Sephardic Federation, Greenfield advocates to improve the lives of all New Yorkers


Greenfield serves as Deputy Finance Director for Senator Joseph Lieberman’s 2004 presidential campaign


Once he receives his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, Greenfield practices corporate law at the firm of Rosenman & Colin, LLP


At the age of 19, Greenfield graduates Summa Cum Laude from Touro College in New York City as valedictorian