Appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio
Lisette serves as the City’s Commissioner of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and was recently the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS). She previously served as MOCS’s Acting General Counsel, and as Special Counsel and Assistant Director of the Vendor Programs Unit. From 2007 to 2011, Lisette was Counsel to the City Council’s Committees on Contracts, Juvenile Justice and General Welfare. Before beginning her career in public service, Lisette was an Associate with Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & de Cicco, where she practiced immigration law. She also served as General Counsel of UNITE HERE, Local 100.
Born and raised in Washington Heights by parents from the Dominican Republic, Lisette received her law degree from The George Washington University Law School and her undergraduate degree from Columbia College.