Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP Adds Three to Workforce

December 2016 Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP has added Jami L. Richardson, Gloria Attaway, and Hannah Hunter to their professional team. Ms. Richardson is a paralegal and will work out of the firm’s Albany office. She graduated from Schenectady County Community College with a degree in Paralegal Studies and is a Notary Public with New York State. Ms. Attaway is a legal assistant and will work out of the Buffalo office. She holds a B.A. in Business / Marketing from Buffalo State, The State University of New York and an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies from Erie Community College. Ms. Hunter will work as a receptionist in the Albany office. She holds an Associate Degree in Accounting / Business Administration from The College of Westchester (formerly the Westchester Business Institute) in White Plains, NY. Full Bios: Jami L. Richardson Gloria Attaway Hannah...

Favaro Named to Business First 40 Under 40 Class

CHW Partner, Timmon Favaro has been inducted into Buffalo Business First’s 25th class of 40 Under 40 honorees. The 2016 winners were selected from a pool of more than 140 nominated professionals ranging from educators to attorneys to bankers. A six-person panel of former 40 Under 40 winners determined the winners based on their individual skill set, talents and accomplishments. The honorees will be celebrated at a luncheon on November 17th at the Buffalo Convention Center. Click here to learn more about Timmon Favaro. Click here to read the full Business First...

2016 CHW Scholarship Fund Winners Announced

June 6, 2016 Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP (CHW) has announced the winners of its fourth annual CHW Scholarship Fund. The 1st place award of $10,000 went to Francisco Rodriguez who will study at Boston College, the 2nd place award of $5,000 went to Joseph Graham who will study at Virginia State University, and the 3rd place award of $2,000 went to Ilam Moumou who will study at Cornell University. CHW created its Scholarship Fund in 2013 as a means of helping students living in affordable rental housing developments realize the dream of furthering their educational training. Providing financial aid to qualified students is an extension of the CHW mission and reflective of its commitment to the affordable housing industry and community development. The Scholarship Fund, which is entirely underwritten by CHW, awards scholarships to students seeking full- and part-time undergraduate study at approved colleges, junior colleges, technical schools and other post-secondary institutions leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate. CHW also named eleven winners of honorable mention awards in the amount of $500 each. Those winners were: Rebecca Arnold, Gianni Cobb, Aaliyah Hospedales, Jax Li, Ricardo Marrero, Jacqueline Martinez-Torres, Chelsea Palmer, Chanel Pegeron, Maurice Reid, Jr., Ahmed-Badawi Siiba and Adriana Toribio. Six of the scholarship winners are residents of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments. NYCHA included an article titled “Scholastic Superstars,” featuring the scholarship winners, in its August/September edition of The NYCHA Journal.   Click here to see 2015 CHW Scholarship Fund Winners Click here to visit About Us/CHWScholarship Fund   Pictured from left to right: Francisco Rodriguez, Joseph Graham, and  Ilham...

Steve Weiss in Buffalo Law Journal

May 10, 2016 Fortunate Timing Helps Weiss Make His Mark How did Steve Weiss get started and what drives him? He was recently featured in a Buffalo Law Journal article. “Steven Weiss is comfortable admitting that some of his success as an attorney and enjoyment of the practice he took up is a byproduct of fortunate timing. Like anything else, it took hard work and commitment, but the timing of his 1991 graduation from law school helped him be on the cutting edge of the creation of the Low- Income Housing Tax Credit for affordable housing. It had been five years since the federal government introduced the tax credits as part of a 1986 tax law overhaul, so it was still new to most in the legal industry.” Read Michael Petro’s full article on Steve Weiss by clicking on the link above....

CHW supports 2016 NYSAFAH Conference as a Gold Sponsor

May 11, 2016 CHW was a gold sponsor of the 17th Annual NYSAFAH Conference, held May 10-11th at the NY Marriott Marquis in Times Square. NYSAFAH is the nation’s largest affordable housing trade group and for nearly twenty years has advocated for programs that support the construction and preservation of affordable housing. Conference attendees included affordable housing experts in the public, private and nonprofit sectors that come together to discuss innovative solutions to building new and better neighborhoods in New York...

CHW in Buffalo Law Journal

CHW was recently featured in a Buffalo Law Journal article regarding the firm’s celebration of 15 years in business. Read the full story of how the firm’s founding partners met, how CHW developed into the niche firm it is today, and learn about the partner’s vision for the future. Read the full article, Honing in on Affordable Housing Practice, by clicking on the link below. Honing in on Affordable Housing Practice  ...