PROFILE | Melissa M. Beskid

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

Staff Beskid - Alb PartnerMelissa M. Beskid

54 State Street, 5th Floor
Albany, New York 12207
Phone: (518) 465-1500 ext. 230
Fax: (518) 465-6678

Areas of Practice:

Affordable Senior and Multi-family Housing, Commercial and Public Finance, Real Estate and Corporate Law.


  • Law School: Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude (1997)
  • Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., cum laude (1992)


  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
  • Albany Law School of Union University¬†Justinian Society

What I like to do outside of work:

I enjoy spending time with my family, playing cards and board games, reading, movies and outdoor activities, such as gardening, boating, camping and hiking.

Something else I think you should know about me:

I drove a bus for UMass Transit in college -it was a great part-time job.