Our strong, local leaders.
The Amsterdam at Harborside is a not-for-profit, mission-driven endeavor guided by a volunteer board of directors composed of dedicated, local professionals.
Lawrence B. Thompson, Esq.
George L. Van Amson
Joseph C. Hoopes, Jr.
Jay H. McDowell, Esq.
President & CEO
James Davis is the president and chief executive officer of Amsterdam Continuing Care Health System, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that includes Amsterdam House Continuing Care Retirement Community, Inc., sponsor of the Amsterdam at Harborside, Amsterdam Nursing Home in Manhattan and Amsterdam Services Corporation, a management and consulting firm. For 40 years, Mr. Davis has held various leadership positions in both hospitals and long-term care facilities, including 25 years serving as the president and CEO of the Health System. He is responsible for overseeing the operations of the corporation and its assets.
Licensed as a New York state nursing home administrator, Mr. Davis has served as chairman of the board of directors of LeadingAge Services, and is a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of LeadingAge NY and the Continuing Care Leadership Coalition (CCLC) in Manhattan. He has held finance, subacute care and public policy committee positions with LeadingAge NY and CCLC, and was a delegate to the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), now known as LeadingAge. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from City College of New York and a master’s degree in hospital administration from George Washington University. Mr. Davis has received several distinguished awards for his work in long term care and has been published in Hospitals, Contemporary Administrator and Long Term Care Forum.
Benefits of a not-for-profit community
- Profits are reinvested into the community
- Lower operating costs
- No profit motive to raise monthly service fees
- Creation and input of a resident council