CHPC Annual Luncheon
Join over 800 of your colleagues each spring for CHPC’s Annual Luncheon. You will make a vital contribution toward our work while networking with industry leaders from development, banking, law, architecture, planners, government, and academia.
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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
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 …Read more
2015 Awardee – Wells Fargo, Alan Wiener
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 …Read more
2015 Awardee – 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, …Read more
2015 Awardee – 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 …Read more
2015 Annual Luncheon
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.
Hon. Bill de Blasio
Mayor of the City of New York
Impact Award for Housing
Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Group
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Alicia Glen at the CHPC Annual Luncheon
We were delighted to welcome the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, as the keynote speaker at our Annual Luncheon this year. Watch her keynote speech here.
Over 900 guests at CHPC’s Annual Luncheon!
CHPC’s 55th Annual Luncheon was our most successful fundraising event in decades! Many thanks to everyone who made it possible!
Over 900 guests were in attendance and we had an impressive group of awardees. We were also honored to have some very special guests present two of our awards: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and actor Wendell Pierce, who has also played an important role rebuilding in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, gave an update on our most recent work, which was compiled into Steering the New Course, and announced a feature soon …Read more
CHPC’s 55th Annual Luncheon – April 30, 2014
It’s not too early to mark your calendar for CHPC’s annual luncheon!…Read more
Congratulations to Cory Booker!
Many congratulations to Newark Mayor, Cory Booker, who was elected to the U.S. Senate this week. Booker will become New Jersey’s first ever African American senator and will fill the seat once held by long-serving Democratic senator, Frank Lautenberg, who died in June.
Back in 2007, we were honored to have the new Mayor as the keynote speaker at the CHPC luncheon – introduced by former American football running back, Tiki Barber. You can revisit that speech here: