Ronald E. Richter – Chief Executive Officer

Ronald E. Richter has shown a lifelong, profound commitment to transforming the lives of vulnerable children and young people. Since May 2015, he has been CEO of JCCA where he has worked to restructure JCCA’s leadership and enhance services through innovative thinking, new initiatives, and strategic alliances, and cultivating private and public funding opportunities. He has been a New York State Family Court Judge and former Commissioner of New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services in the Bloomberg administration. In 2016, Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed him to serve on the Advisory Board of the New York City Children’s Cabinet. Prior to that, he was the city’s Family Services Coordinator and a Legal Aid lawyer. He graduated from Tufts University and received a Master of Science and a law degree from Boston University.