Rise with us! Be part of an organization whose mission is to unleash the potential of communities to thrive, no matter the odds. Since its inception, RiseBoro has collaborated with community leaders, government agencies, and private investors in an effort to serve as a comprehensive housing, health, and services agency for communities that have suffered from years of disinvestment in their housing stock and human capital. With a housing department staff of over 150 employees and an agency staff of nearly 2,000, RiseBoro has grown from a small community-based agency to one of the largest nonprofits in Brooklyn. RiseBoro has been responsible for the development of several thousand units of affordable housing, ranging from single-family homes to scattered site rehabs to large mixed-use developments. We have an exciting pipeline of affordable housing projects in the predevelopment and construction stages, which will create over 5,000 units of housing across New York City.
Settlement Housing Fund, Inc. (SHF) is a nonprofit organization which creates and sustains high quality affordable housing and programs, building strong and economically diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. SHF works closely with community partners to provide low- and moderate-income New Yorkers with pathways to long-term affordable housing, education, employment and wellness. SHF currently owns approximately 1,800 units of affordable housing in 31 buildings, located in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, and has a robust development pipeline which includes a mix of new construction and preservation projects totaling approximately 500 units.
The professionals at Greenwich Street Community Capital (“GSCC”), a dedicated subsidiary of Situs Group, underwrite and close construction and permanent loans that are used to finance the new construction and preservation of affordable and workforce rental housing for Citi Community Capital (“CCC”), the community lending and investing arm of Citigroup. Employees of GSCC are fully integrated with Citi employees at Citi locations.
The mission of the Leviticus Fund is founded on the biblical verse of Leviticus 25:23 and its call for justice in the stewardship of economic resources. We provide predevelopment, acquisition, construction, bridge, mini-perm and multi-project loan facilities, along with technical assistance, primarily to nonprofit organizations working in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and several surrounding states including Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
Advises the Executive Director SRG in strategic planning, project planning, budgeting, and special projects for the company related to housing and real estate issues. Responsible for developing and implementing new projects as well as the structuring of SRG and its ongoing projects. Contributes to creating the next generation of affordable and mixed-income housing, mixed-use development, community innovation and social impact. Responsible for finding new real estate opportunities and serves as the primary contact to government agencies.
The Vice President of Multifamily Finance oversees the day‐to‐day operations of the Multifamily Finance team working on the creation of new units of affordable housing and reports to the Senior Vice President of Multifamily Finance & Development. They are responsible for overseeing the underwriting and approval of construction and permanent financing for the creation/preservation of multifamily housing that utilize tax exempt and taxable bonds, tax credits, as well as a variety of housing subsidy loan sources deployed by the Agency.
New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State. Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources. We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hardworking and committed to serving low and moderate income families. Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development. We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.
The Division of Capacity Planning and Development (CPD) is responsible for procuring new shelter development for the Agency, and is the lead division responsible for the implementation of the Mayor’s Turning the Tide plan focused on the development of ninety new shelters in five years, and twenty-five nonprofit owned and developed Purpose Built Shelters. In order to continue to meet these goals, CPD seeks to expand its current staffing to include the role of Deputy Directors. Under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner for Purpose Built Shelters, the Deputy Director for Purpose Built Shelters will support the Assistant Commissioner for Purpose Built Shelters in overseeing the development of a portfolio of complex shelter projects within tight timeframes, ensuring that shelter openings are managed efficiently.
The primary role of this position is to conduct financial analysis, prepare executive summaries, and coordinate CREA’s business development pipeline for qualifying Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. The qualified candidate must be able to effectively communicate with third party lenders, borrowers, counsel, and internal personnel.
Xenolith Partners LLC was formed in 2016 by founding principals Andrea Kretchmer and Terri Belkas-Mitchell. Xenolith is focused on the development of affordable, mixed-income, and mixed-use projects in that revitalize communities and provide quality housing opportunities for all. Xenolith prides itself on its strong relationships, breadth and depth of expertise, and ability to execute.
The principals of Xenolith Partners LLC have more than 18 years of experience in affordable housing development and finance, have developed almost 700 residential units, have 233 currently under construction and have more than 400 in predevelopment. Xenolith’s principals have successfully developed a broad range of projects including new construction, community facilities, affordable preservation, historic adaptive reuse, and brownfield remediation.