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In light of the Mayor's Office announcement to close all NYC Public Schools as of Thursday, November 19th, 2020, please note that the Kings Bay Y will continue its operations of all in person child care programs which include; Learning Labs, Learning Bridges, Kings Bay Y Academy, Preschool program and UPK program. Our SONYC After School Program is transitioning to fully remote learning. All other membership services are continuing their operations. For any questions please contact us at 718-648-7703 ext. 0 or
Kings Bay Y

Bella Karas

Chief Financial Officer

Bella Karas is Chief Financial Officer at the Kings Bay Y. Prior to joining the Y in 2010, Bella held several key CFO/Controller positions. As Chief Financial Officer of the New York Mortgage Corp., she played a vital role in its growth from a 40- to 1000-person company and in bringing it public. Bella also served as a Controller of Trump Mortgage Inc. and as a Regional Controller of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Credit Suisse Bank. Throughout her 30+ year career in accounting, Bella has established a reputation for building world-class financial operations, aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and high-growth, and seamlessly integrating innovative processes, workflows and technologies. Outside of work, Bella is a published photographer and loves spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and gardening.