Karim founded Genesis in 2004 and under his stewardship Genesis Companies has grown rapidly and developed a reputation for building high quality projects that enhance urban centers while remaining accessible to the residents of these communities. Karim is the Treasurer of the Trustee Board of First Corinthian Baptist Church, Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, Trustee of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance Board, Board Member of Citizens Housing Planning Council, Member of the Leadership Council for Habitat for Humanity NYC and a Member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing. Karim holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Amherst College, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School.