Archive for Annual Luncheon

Thank You

We would like to extend our gratitude to all of the attendees who made our Luncheon yesterday an unprecedented success. We had over 950 in attendance at the New York Marriott Marquis. We would also like to thank our outstanding board members, our generous sponsors, Wells Fargo and Nixon Peabody, and all of our table purchasers. Congratulations to this year’s awardees. A special thank you to our wonderful keynote speaker, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and presenter and director of New York City Department of City Planning Carl Weisbrod.

You can view all the photographs from the event here.

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2015 Awardee – Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Group

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Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Group

The affordable housing legal practice at Nixon Peabody can be described as a real estate practice with a legislative or regulatory overview. This means that in addition to being equipped to run a standard real estate practice, the affordable housing group members work with city, state, and federal agencies. “We work with all these moving parts, to make sure they all work together to make the transaction happen,”  says Joe Lynch, Office Managing Partner. One thing that makes the Nixon Peabody affordable housing group stand out is that it truly is …

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2015 Awardee – Wells Fargo, Alan Wiener

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Wells Fargo
Alan Wiener, Group Head of Multifamily Capital

Alan Wiener is the group head of Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital, a national multifamily lender based in New York. Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital specializes in permanent and bridge debt for multifamily assets by financing through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac programs, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured financing programs, and the Wells Fargo balance sheet. Alan’s career has focused on housing and community development in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Wachovia, he was the chairman of American Property Financing Inc., which Wachovia …

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2015 Awardee – Jessica Katz

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Jessica Katz
Assistant Commissioner, Special Needs Housing
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Ibo Balton (1954-2007) was an urban planner whose career improved the lives of people through the planned rehabilitation and new construction of affordable housing, and the creation of local retail and much needed community facilities. Ibo’s work at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development from 1986 through 2007 took him to deprived communities in the South Bronx and Brooklyn, but he is best remembered for his groundbreaking work in Harlem, where he lived and worked. This award, named in his honor,

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2015 Awardee – Howard Slatkin

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Howard Slatkin
Deputy Executive Director for Strategic Planning
NYC Department of City Planning

“Planning is the science of everything in New York City.”

Howard Slatkin, Deputy Director for Strategic Planning for the New York City Department of City Planning has always been interested in helping people make sense of how the world around us works, from the smallest scale to the largest. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Slatkin left the study of physics, which seeks to explain how matter behaves, for history, which seeks to explain how behavior matters.  Howard is from northern New …

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2015 Annual Luncheon

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Please join us and 1,000 of New York’s best and brightest in the housing industry as we come together to celebrate the first year of Mayor de Blasio’s historic Housing New York: A Five Borough, Ten Year Plan at CHPC’s 56th Annual Luncheon.

Wednesday April 29th
New York Marriott Marquis

We will be recognizing the work of some of our City’s most dedicated public servants and colleagues committed to affordable housing across New York City’s neighborhoods.

Special Remarks
Hon. Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York

Impact Award for Housing
Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Group


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