Thomas Lopez-Pierre marching with NYC Public Housing tenants against public housing being sold to "Greedy Landlords."

Thomas Lopez-Pierre campaigning in the Bronx for Congressional Candidate: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Thomas Lopez-Pierre supports tenants against “Greedy Landlords” in Upper Manhattan.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre For City Council Rallies Campaign Volunteers - 2017 Democratic Primary Election.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rev. Al Sharpton

Adriano Espaillat, U.S. Congress Member

Bill de Blasio, NYC Mayor

Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller

Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President

Eliot Spiter, Former NYS Governor

Michelle Alexander Author of the New Jim Crow

Eva Moskowitz,  Success Academy Charter Schools

Tenant Rights Press Conferrence 

Tenant Rights Press Conferrence

Tenant Rights Press Conferrence

"Say No To Hate" Press Conferrence 

Charles Rangel, Former U.S. Congress Member

Marva Wade, 1st Vice-Chair, NYS Nurses Association

Black and Hispanic communities in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have real economic, political and social problems that will require a comprehensive plan of action rooted in personal responsibility, unity of purpose, love of community and the practice of "Group Economics."

Thomas Lopez-Pierre is a man of the people, fighting for economic, political and social justice.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre: is a 51 year old Christian man of Dominican, Puerto Rican and Haitian descent.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre was abandoned at birth by his mother, born addicted to drugs, raised in foster care and group homes.

As a young child, Thomas Lopez-Pierre was evicted from the apartment he shared with his father by a "Greedy Landlord" (that experience set him up for a career in affordable housing).

Thomas Lopez-Pierre enjoys meeting new people especially people that he would not have had the opportunity to interact with (like a Orthodox Jewish Rabbi or a President Trump spporter).

Thomas Lopez-Pierre and his ex-wife are raising 9 year old twin daughters and a 14 year old son.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre attended John Jay College/CUNY.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre serves as the Chairperson of the Harlem Family Eviction Prevention Fund, Inc.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre is a self-employed, NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker with Lopez-Pierre Realty LLC.

Thomas Lopez-Pierre lives on the Upper West Side section of Upper Manhattan.

As a long-time Affordable Housing Activist, Thomas Lopez-Pierre strongly believes that by rooting the ownership of real estate in the Black and Hispanic community broadly in the hands of Black and Hispanic people, it helps to defend, Black and Hispanic tenants from being exploited and displaced.

In 2017, Thomas Lopez-Pierre ran for NYC Council and earned a 2nd place position with 25% of the total votes in the election for the 7th Council District (Upper West Side, West Harlem and Lower Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan).

Wealth inequality between White people and Black people (and to a lesser degree, Hispanic people) in the United States results from a inhuman history of structural racism (i.e.: slavery, Jim Crow, mass incarceration, redlining in real estate, etc.) dating to the beginning of the republic, over 400 years ago.

About Thomas Lopez-Pierre