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PROFILE | Christopher N. Ollinick

Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP | Law Practice Concentrating in Affordable Housing and Community Development Law.

Ollinick - Buf AttorneyChristopher N. Ollinick

726 Exchange Street, Suite 500
Buffalo, New York 14210
Phone: (716) 856-1700 ext. 395
Fax: (716) 856-2311

Areas of Practice:

Affordable Housing and Community Development Law; transactions utilizing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, New Markets Tax Credit, Historic Tax Credit and other tax-driven incentives; not-for-profit/tax exempt organization law.


  • Law School: State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Undergraduate: Lafayette College, B.A.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Charles Dautch Award for Excellence in Real Property
  • Head Note and Comment Editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • WNY Regional Economic Development Council Smart Growth Working Group
  • One Region Forward-Housing/Neighborhoods Committee


  • American Bar Association (Tax Section; Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Forum)
  • New York State Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • Erie County Bar Association (Member)
  • Elmwood Village Association (former Director, Vice President and Economic Development Committee Chair)
  • Centerspace Buffalo, Inc. (former Director and Vice President)
  • People United for Sustainable Housing, Inc. (former Director)

What I like to do outside of work:

I love doing anything and everything with my family from hanging around the house to hanging around the neighborhood. I tend to fill my free time with efforts to improve my community/city.  

Something else I think you should know about me:

I do what I love and love what I do.