Thomas Kissane

Principal & Managing Director
New York, NY


“It is a genuine privilege to partner and collaborate with mission-oriented organizations that have enriched educational experiences, driven medical advances, fostered faith formation, and pioneered new initiatives for the betterment of our local and global community.”

Tom Kissane is fortunate to have spent his 30-year professional fundraising career exclusively with CCS. During that time, he has partnered with hundreds of extraordinary organizations in designing, implementing, and providing strategic oversight to over 1,000 fundraising initiatives. The programs for which Tom has provided counsel have raised more than $3 billion on cumulative goals of $2.5 billion.

Tom’s areas of expertise include feasibility and planning studies, landscape analysis, development audits, philanthropic assessment programs, major capital campaigns, annual giving efforts, endowment fundraising, and board recruitment. He focuses on major gift identification and solicitation, campaign management, and client relations.

Tom currently serves on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary’s Children’s Healthcare System in Bayside as well as the De La Salle School in Freeport, and also serves on the Editorial Review Board of Giving USA. He resides in Douglaston, Queens with his wife Shalini and daughters Leela and Priya.

Featured Projects

  • Diocese of Brooklyn
  • Wagner College (Staten Island, NY)
  • The State University of New York
  • National Urban League (New York, NY)
  • New York Hall of Science
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis, MD)
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital