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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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Private Activity Bond Panel

Yesterday morning’s breakfast panel on Private Activity Bonds (PABs) in New York was a great success. Over 50 professionals from the housing and finance sectors came together to hear more about our report, Pump Up the Volume: Recommendations to Improve the Allocation of Private Activity Bonds to Better Support Housing in New York State.

 

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The CHPC study is the first to examine how PABs are used in New York State, thanks to data provided by government agencies and to public records on bond issues. The study highlights the importance of PABs for housing development despite a bond allocation process …

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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
11.30am-2pm
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

Impact

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Breakfast Panel: Private Activity Bonds in New York

 

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Please join us the morning of Wednesday, March 18th for a breakfast panel discussion on the allocation and use of tax-exempt private activity bonds for housing, following our Pump Up the Volume report.

To register for the event, please RSVP here.

Panel Members:

Richard Gerwitz, Citibank

Marvin Markus, Goldman Sachs

Joan Tally, Morgan Stanley

Panel Moderator:

Richard Roberts, Red Stone Equity Partners

 

See the full report here.

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