Board

CHPC is a Council of 90 leaders from every industry involved with housing development and management across New York City, including architects, developers, landlords, owners, contractors, land use lawyers, financiers, academics, and urban planners. The CHPC board members share the conviction that by bringing all viewpoints together we can develop and advance practical public policies that will improve housing and neighborhoods for all New Yorkers. The CHPC staff rely on the diverse and invaluable insight that the board provide as their key research resource.

CHAIRMAN

Richard Roberts, Director
Red Stone Equity Partners

PRESIDENT

Mark E. Ginsberg, FAIA, Partner
Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP

TREASURER

Aileen Gribbin
Forsyth Street Advisors

SECRETARY

Samantha Magistro, VP of  Development,
Bronx Pro Real Estate Management Inc

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mark Alexander, Principal
Alexander Development Group

Frank J. Anelante, Jr., CEO
Lemle & Wolff, Inc.

Robert  Berne, Developer
Berne Realty

Robert S. Cook, Jr., Shareholder
Anderson Kill & Olick, LLP

Robert Ezrapour, Vice President
Artimus Construction, Inc.

Henry Day Lanier, Principal
Forsyth Street Advisors

Sander Lehrer, Partner
Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP

Mark A. Levine, Partner
Herrick, Feinstein, LLP

Frances W. Magee
Trustee, Old Sturbridge Village, Bennington College

Marvin Markus, Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

John McCarthy
Consultant

Richard C. Singer, Partner
Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP

William  Stein, FAIA, Partner
Dattner Architects

BOARD MEMBERS

Sandra P. Acosta, Principal
A&C Development Partners

Debra C. Allee, AICP
Environmental and Planning Consultant

Margaret Anadu, Managing Director
Goldman Sachs Bank USA

Alex Arker, Principal
The Arker Companies

Carmi  Bee, FAIA, Principal
RKT + B Architects

Alan R. Bell, Principal
Bell Urban LLC

Lisa Blecker, Director of Marketing
Resource Furniture

Matthew Blesso, Founder & CEO
Blesso Properties

Shirley Bresler
Consultant

Peter D’Arcy, Regional President
M&T Bank

James S. Davidson, AIA
SLCE Architects

Nina DeMartini-Day, Managing Partner
ddm Development & Services

Martin Dunn, President
Dunn Development Corp.

Douglas D. Durst, Chairman
Durst Organization

Neil Falcone, Vice President
Chicago Title Insurance Company

Rella Fogliano, President
MacQuesten Companies

Erica Forman, Partner
Bryan Cave LLP

Paul Freitag, Director of Development
Jonathan Rose Companies

William R. Frey, Senior VP & Eastern Regional Exec.
Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Alexander Garvin, Founder
Alex Garvin & Associates

Richard Gerwitz, Managing Director
Citi Community Capital

Jim Gillespie, Managing Director
Hunt Mortgage Group 

Sally Gilliland, Director of Architecture
The Hudson Companies

Elliott M. Glass, AIA, Owner/Architect
Glass & Glass Architects

Romy Goldman, Founder
Gold Development

Kirk Goodrich, Director of Development
Monadnock Construction

Jerry Gottesman, Chairman
Edison Properties

Amie Gross, AIA, President
Amie Gross Architects

David E. Gross, AIA
GF55

Rosanne M. Haggerty, President
Community Solutions

Larry E. Hirschfield, President
ELH Mgmt. LLC

William N. Hubbard, President
Center Development Corporation

Marcie Kesner, Planning and Development Specialist
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Andrea Kretchmer, Principal
POKO Partners LLC

Carol Lamberg, Executive Director
Settlement Housing Fund

Deborah Clark Lamm
Planning Consultant

Charles S. Laven, President
Forsyth Street Advisors LLC

Robert O. Lehrman, J.D., Advisory Board Chairman
Lodestone Banking Consultancy

Nick Lettire, President
Lettire Construction Corp.

Jeffrey E. Levine, President
Douglaston Development

Kenneth K. Lowenstein, Counsel
Holland & Knight

Joseph Lynch, Partner
Nixon Peabody, LLP

Meredith Marshall, Managing Director
BRP Development Corp.

Lucille L. McEwen, Executive Director
Manhattan Valley Development Corporation

Felice L. Michetti, Chairperson
Grenadier Realty Corp.

Ron Moelis, CEO
L+M Development Partners Inc.

Daniel Z. Nelson, President
Nelson Organization Inc.

Perry Notias, Owner
Notias Construction

David L. Picket, President
Gotham Organization

Vincent L. Riso, President
Briarwood Organization

Michael T. Rooney, Principal
MDG Design & Construction

Robert C. Rosenberg, President
Rosenberg Housing Group, Inc.

Carol Rosenthal, Partner
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Peter D. Salins, Professor
Stony Brook University, Dept of Political Science

Matthew Schatz, Vice President
TD Bank

Denise  Scott, Managing Director
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Avery B. Seavey
The Seavey Organization, Inc.

Paul D. Selver
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Ethel Sheffer, AICP, Principal
Insight Associates

Abby Sigal, VP & Director, NY Office
Enterprise Community Partners

Jane Silverman, Vice President
Chase

Carole S. Slater, Partner
Slater & Beckerman, LLP

Mark E. Strauss, FAIA, AICP, Principal
FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS, PC

Tracy Sullivan, Senior Vice President
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

David J. Sweet, Partner
McLaughlin & Stern LLP

William Traylor, President
Richman Housing Resources LLC

David Walsh, Senior Vice President
JP Morgan Chase

Adam Weinstein, President and CEO
Phipps Houses

Alan H. Wiener, Managing Director
Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital

Mark A. Willis, Resident Research Fellow
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Planning

Emily Youssouf, Consultant

Howard Alan Zipser, Partner
Akerman Senterfitt LLP

Marian Sameth, Emeritus

CHAIRMAN

Marvin Markus, Managing Director

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

PRESIDENT

Mark E. Ginsberg, FAIA, Partner

Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP

TREASURER

Mark Alexander

Glenmark Partners

SECRETARY

Sander Lehrer, Partner

Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Robert Berne, Developer

Berne Realty

Shirley Bresler

Independent Consultant

Robert S. Cook, Jr.

Anderson Kill & Olick,LLP

Henry Day Lanier

Forsyth Street Advisors

Frances W. Magee

John McCarthy, Executive VP and COO

Community Preservation Corporation

Richard T. Roberts, Managing Director

Coventry Real Estate Advisors

Gerard F. Vasisko, AIA

Architectural Consultant

BOARD MEMBERS

Sandra P. Acosta, Principal

A&C Development Partners

Debra C. Allee, AICP

Environmental and Planning Consultant

Frank J. Anelante, Jr., CEO

Lemle & Wolff, Inc.

Carmi Bee, FAIA, Principal

RKT + B Architects

Alan R. Bell, Principal

Hudson Companies

Matthew Blesso, President

Blesso Properties

Steven Bluestone

The Bluestone Organization

Howard Chin, Principal

Phoenix Builders, Inc.

James S. Davidson, AIA

SLCE Architects

Nina DeMartini-Day, Managing Partner

ddm Development & Services

Sylvia Deutsch, Former Chair

NYC Planning Commission

Ruth Dickler

The Dickler Family foundation

Andy Ditton

Citigroup

Elaine Dovas

Independent Consultant

Martin Dunn, President

Dunn Development Corp.

Douglas D. Durst, Chairman

Durst Organization

Robert Ezrapour

Artimus Construction, Inc.

Erica Forman, Partner

Bryan Cave LLP

Paul Freitag

Jonathan Rose Companies

William R. Frey, Senior VP & Eastern Regional Exec.

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Alexander Garvin

Alex Garvin & Associates

Elliott M. Glass, AIA, Owner/Architect

Glass & Glass Architects

Alicia Glen

GS Bank

Jerry Gottesman, Chairman

Edison Properties

David E. Gross, AIA

GF55

Amie Gross, AIA, President

Amie Gross Architects

Rosanne M. Haggerty, President

Common Ground National Programs

Larry E. Hirschfield, President

ELH Mgmt. LLC

Kent Hiteshew, Managing Director

JP Morgan

William N. Hubbard, President

Center Development Corporation

Marcie Kesner

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Andrea Kretchmer, Principal

The Kretchmer Companies

Carol Lamberg, Executive Director

Settlement Housing Fund

Deborah Lamm

Planning Consultant

Michael D. Lappin, President and CEO

Community Preservation Corporation

Charles S. Laven, President

Forsyth Street Advisors LLC

Robert O. Lehrman, J.D.

Lodestone Banking Consultancy

Jeffrey E. Levine, President

Douglaston Development

Mark A. Levine, Partner

Herrick, Feinstein, LLP

Kenneth K. Lowenstein

Bryan Cave LLP

Lucille L. McEwen, President and CEO

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement

David McGregor, Managing Director

Cooper, Robertson & Partners

Ronay Menschel, Chair

Phipps Houses

Felice L. Michetti, Chairperson

Grenadier Realty Corp.

Ron Moelis, CEO

L+M Development Partners Inc.

Jeff Needham, Sr. VP, Mortgage Segment

HSBC Mortgage Corporation

Daniel Z. Nelson, President

Nelson Organization, Inc.

Robert Nelson

Nelson Management Group, Ltd.

Perry Notias

Notias Construction

David L. Picket, President

Gotham Organization

Edward Poteat

HP Development LLC

Vincent L. Riso, President

Briarwood Organization

Robert C. Rosenberg, President

Rosenberg Housing Group, Inc.

Peter D. Salins

Stony Brook University, Dept of Political Science

Marian Sameth, Former Associate Director

Citizens Housing and Planning Council

Denise Scott, Managing Director

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Avery B. Seavey

The Seavey Organization, Inc.

Paul D. Selver

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Ethel Sheffer, AICP, Principal

Insight Associates

Abby Sigal, VP & Director, NY Office

Enterprise Community Partners

Jane Silverman, Vice President

Chase

Richard C. Singer

Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP

Carole S. Slater

Slater & Beckerman, LLP

Ann M. Soja, President

First Sterling Financial Inc.

William Stein, FAIA, Partner

Dattner Architects

Mark E. Strauss, FAIA, AICP, Principal

FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS, PC

David J. Sweet, Partner

McLaughlin & Stern LLP

William Traylor, President

Richman Housing Resources LLC

Daron Tubian, Senior Vice President

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Adam Weinstein, President and CEO

Phipps Houses

Alan H. Wiener, Managing Director

Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital

Mark A. Willis, Resident Research Fellow

Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Planning

David J. Wine, Managing Partner

Oliver’s Realty Group

Emily Youssouf, Clinical Professor

NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate

Barry Zelikson

Howard Alan Zipser, Partner

Akerman Senterfitt LLP