Melissa Shafton

Melissa Shafton is the Associate Director of New York Commercial Leasing and Sales at Time Equities, Inc. Before joining TEI, Melissa taught English and ESL in New York City. She also worked as the director of a GED program and as a case manager at a homeless shelter. Her experience at the shelter, where most of her clients were formerly incarcerated men who suffered from mental illness, inspired her to advocate for social justice.

Melissa earned a bachelor’s degree in Film from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a master’s degree in Teaching from Columbia University.