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President and CEO Paul Grogan is leaving the community development lender Local Initiatives Support Corporation for a nonprofit job with even more juice: Vice President for Government, Community and Public Affairs at Harvard University. Grogan has been at LISC for 13 years.

Julie Sandorf, president and founder of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, says she will be leaving as soon as a replacement can be found; she says she doesn’t yet have specific plans. Sandorf founded the organization in 1991; it now has 70 employees and eight offices nationwide.

First, Municipal Art Society president Brendan Sexton announced that he was leaving to head the Times Square Business Improvement District. Now Linda Cox, director of the Society’s planning center, is taking her leave as well. In a couple of weeks, Cox will start as a program officer for urban parks at the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund.

After eight years leading the Garment Industry Development Corporation, Bruce Herman will be taking on a union label as the director of the AFL-CIO’s new Working for America Institute, where he’ll help unions and industries create new jobs and train workers.

The Albany-based Fiscal Policy Institute apparently thought the city wasn’t paying enough attention to state budgets: They enlisted James Parrott, director of fiscal and economic analysis at the Deputy State Comptroller’s office, to head a new downstate front in New York City.

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