We believe that everyone should be able to live in the home they love.

By uniting a community of skilled Umbrella Neighbors, curating trusted Professionals, and providing expert advice, we make it easier and more affordable for our Members to live independently.

Our award winning community-based service is a way to give back, stay connected, and be a part of a larger community.

Umbrella was founded in Upstate New York in 1995.

Two years ago, Lindsay Ullman and Sam Gerstenzang met Ron Byrne and worked with him to bring Umbrella to Long Island, and now to Northern New Jersey.

We were inspired to expand Ron’s work by Grandma.

After careers working at Google and other technology companies, Lindsay Ullman and Sam Gerstenzang began working on Umbrella after getting the idea from Sam’s grandmother (pictured right, with dog Cocoa), who uses the service in upstate New York.

Read more about Sam and his Grandma

The magic of the Umbrella community

We are unbelievably lucky, every day, to hear stories of the power of the Umbrella Community.

Mary B., Umbrella Member

Frank T., Umbrella Member

Barbara T., Umbrella Member

Thank you for trusting us with the home you love

The Umbrella Team at Headquarters

in Brooklyn, New York

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