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3d Development Group LLC
“We selected Cannon Heyman and Weiss because of their knowledgeable legal representation and genuine personal attention.” – 3d Development Group
, LLC, Bruce Levine
A&R DeThomasis Co.
“The calm, professional and efficient manner in which CHW approached, addressed and resolved each issue was of great comfort. Moreover their dedication to the client is a refreshing surprise in a realm too often cluttered with egos and billing rates. This is truly a wonderful firm — a client’s counsel with a sense of mission and an eye on the goal.” – Albanese Organization, George Aridas
Albany Housing Authority
Allen A.M.E. Neighborhood Preservation and Development Corp.
Alliant Asset Management Company, L.L.C.
American Housing Foundation, Inc.
Arbor Development (formally SCAP)
“CHW is committed to ethical and technical excellence. We do not hesitate to offer our highest regard in their favor.” – Arker Companies, Allan Arker
Artspace Projects, Inc.
CHW always goes the extra mile. Our work is extremely complex and CHW helps us to see the forest through the trees.” – Artspace Projects, Inc., Wendy Holmes, Vice President, Consulting and Resource Development
“It’s always a pleasure to work with any member of the CHW team. Our equity partners and funding sources are always pleased to hear that CHW will be representing us. I attribute a great deal of Baldwin’s success in the Affordable Housing arena to the advice and guidance we have continually received from CHW.” – Baldwin Real Estate Development, William Durdel
Belmont Housing Resources for WNY
Better Housing for Tompkins County, Inc.
Breaking Ground (formerly Common Ground)
Buffalo Neighborhood Stabilization Company (an affiliate of PUSH Buffalo)
Buffalo Urban Development Corporation
“To echo Dave’s sentiments, your team has been fantastic throughout this process. In particular, your understanding of our Board and your ability to explain the intricacies of the transaction(s) was extremely valuable. Thank you for your professionalism.” – Buffalo Urban Development Corporation, Peter M. Cammarata, President
Catholic Health Systems
“CHW’s expertise was exactly what we needed…our specific focus was converting a former hospital to affordable tax credit housing. The CHW team was referred to us again and again by various experts in banking, finance, construction and real estate development. When their name came up as often as it did, I knew I was with the right firm. There is no one else we’d use but Cannon Heyman & Weiss for our housing transactions.” – Catholic Health Systems, Aimee Gomlak, VP Strategic Redevelopment
CB-Emmanuel Realty, LLC
Chicago Title Insurance Company
“Thank you for your great team that were assigned to work on our project. CHW has been absolutely professional, responsive and dedicated to our needs and making sure that we were represented appropriately. The follow-up and support that was received made a significant difference in the outcome of the conversion.” – Children’s Village,
Gwen Smith, Director of Finance
Christa Development Corporation
Ciminelli Development Corporation
City of Hornell Housing Authority
City of Jamestown
Cohoes Housing Authority
Community Housing Innovations, Inc.
Community Preservation Corp.
Concern for Independent Living, Inc.
“Thank you for your great team that were assigned to work on our project. CHW has been absolutely professional, responsive and dedicated to our needs and making sure that we were represented appropriately. The follow-up and support that was received made a significant difference in the outcome of the conversion.” – Concern for Independent Living, Inc.
Ralph Fasano, Executive Director
Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled
“CHW is absolutely a critical component to any affordable housing development team. Their knowledge and efficiency is unmatched. These projects are complex and they truly make it appear effortless. Our project had a large number of roadblocks along the way. Their amazing team navigated these and were by our side every step of the way. I would not do another affordable housing project without them. Anyone who does is making a mistake.” – Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, Mindy Cervoni, President and CEO
Conifer Real Estate Development
Court Street Companies
CPC Resources, Inc.
“CPC Resources, Inc. and CHW have developed a strong relationship over the past decade. CHW has a comprehensive understanding with all aspects of the deals that we work on and has extensive experience working with different real estate players including state and local government officials, and private financial institutions. CHW works well under pressure and has helped us navigate through our complex transactions. Their commitment to affordable housing and track record for getting deals done is outstanding.” – CPC Resources, Inc.
, Isaac Henderson, Vice President
D&F Consultants, L.L.C.
Delancey Street Associates LLC
DePaul Group, Inc.
Domain Companies LLC
“CHW has been a part of our team since the inception of our business and has played a critical role in our company’s growth and success. Success in our industry requires the ability to respond quickly to opportunity and to devise creative solutions to evolving and complex development challenges. With CHW as part of our team, we can operate with the confidence that we’ll be able to meet those challenges with every opportunity we pursue.” – Domain Companies LLC, Matthew Schwartz
“In addition to providing sound legal advice, Cannon Heyman & Weiss truly understands how to navigate through the regulatory maze that affordable housing developers often find themselves in.” – Douglaston Development, Matthew Feldman
E.R. Holdings LLC
Edgemere Development, Inc.
“The expertise and effectiveness of CHW’s principals is surpassed only by the drive and dedication of its paraprofessional and support staff. I would not willingly go through a closing without your help.” – Edgemere Development, Inc., John Oster, President
Evans Bank, N.A.
Felician Sisters of St. Francis
First Amherst Development
First Niagara Bank
First Sterling Financial, Inc.
“Our relationship with CHW is important to us not only because of the high-quality representation they provide us but because they are recognized experts who are trusted and respected by the agencies, investors and developers in our industry.” – First Sterling Financial, Inc., Dominick Buffa
Five Star Bank
Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph
Fulton Housing Authority
Geneva Housing Authority
Georgica Green LLC
GGT Development LLC
Greater Allen Development Corporation
Greater Rochester Housing Partnership
Harrietstown Housing Authority
HH Development, Inc.
Home Leasing, LLC
Horizon Heights, Ltd.
Hudson River Housing, Inc.
Hudson Valley HDFC, Inc.
Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
Jackson Development Group
“CHW has been a value add on every matter we have engaged them with. They represented our firm in closing the first issuance of recycled tax exempt bonds in the country and the execution, as with all of our matters with CHW, was seamless. We are fortunate to be represented by a firm with both unparalleled technical expertise and a staff that is a pleasure to work with.” – Jackson Development Group, Neil Weissman
JCAL Development Group LLC
Jobco Realty & Construction, Inc.
Joint Council for Economic Opportunities of Clinton and Franklin Counties, Inc.
Joy Construction Corporation
“On both development and construction matters, CHW has been a first in class advocate for my firm. No issue is too complex and no detail is too small for CHW. I know my interests are represented at the highest level with CHW.” – Joy Construction Corporation, Amnon Shalhov, President
Kearney Realty & Development Group Inc.
“I am proud to say that I have been an exclusive client of CHW since the firm was founded over 10 years ago. Their expertise, guidance and wisdom has been instrumental in the growth of our company and we look forward to working with CHW in the decade ahead.” – Kearney Realty & Development Group Inc., Kenneth Kearney
Kinderhook Development, LLC
“The folks at Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP are one of a kind – caring about the client’s needs, compassionate about the client’s needs, and considerate about the client’s needs. One word says it all – G – grant writing abilities R – rarity in the field of affordable housing and low-income tax credits E – excellence above and beyond A – affordable T – terrific team players.” – Kinderhook Development, LLC, Donna Bonfardeci, Managing Member
Kissling Interests, LLC
“The best of the best. That is CHW. We are a New York City real estate company who needed a tax credit law firm that understood the intricacies and complexities of state and federal credits and CHW put the jigsaw puzzle together effortlessly. This firm has no peer.” – Kissling Interests, LLC, Anthony Kissling
L&M Development Partners, Inc.
Lazz Development, LLC
Lemle & Wolff, Inc.
Long Island Housing Partnership
Madd Equities LLC
Marathon Development Group Ltd.
Mental Health Association of Fulton and Montgomery Counties
Middletown Housing Authority
Mill Plain Properties, L.L.C.
Monadnock Construction, Inc.
Morris Heights Health Center
Mountco Construction and Development Corp.
“Mountco has been represented by CHW for over seven years. Together we have successfully structured and closed over 15 complex affordable housing transactions, all with multiple financing sources. Their ‘can-do’ attitude really makes things happen. I offer this testimonial because it is the right thing to do; however, I do so with mixed emotions. I would like to be selfish and keep CHW to myself!” – Mountco Construction and Development Corp., Joel B. Mounty, President
Mt. Aaron Baptist Church
National Church Residences
National Comedy Center
New Rochelle Housing Authority
New York City Regional Center
Newark Housing Authority
Norstar Development USA, L.P.
North Hempstead Housing Authority
North Star Housing and Development Corp.
Nyack Housing Assistance Corporation
Omni Development Company, Inc.
Omni New York L.L.C.
Ontario Speciality Contracting, Inc.
PathStone Housing Action Corporation
People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo)
Pine River Capital
“Since the inception of our organization, Steve Weiss of Cannon Heyman & Weiss has been much more than just our attorney; he’s been a true “counsel” and friend. Not only does the Cannon Heyman & Weiss team strive to be the best at what they do, they provide a seamless working relationship that facilitates responsiveness, communication, and even cost control. We would not hesitate to recommend Cannon Heyman & Weiss to anyone who values the highest level of expertise and a strong attorney/client relationship.” – PLACE, Chris Velasco, President
Plattsburgh Housing Authority
POKO Partners, L.L.C.
“I have been working with CHW for the past 10 years. POKO has grown during that time and the level of complexity around the kinds of transactions that we have worked on has increased as well. CHW is sophisticated and knowledgeable about these transactions and provides insight that few firms have. The diversity of the help that they have provided is broad; CHW has helped craft State Historic Tax Credit legislation with us in CT and they have helped us close transactions with many layers of financing, NMTC, HTC, SLIHTC, and LIHTC. Their knowledge of the deal structure and their practical get the deal done approach has been invaluable. They have been attentive when we needed and have gone beyond a simple review deep into the regulations to find ways to get the deal done. They have always kept in mind the focus on getting the deal done when it was wise to do so. I continue to use CHW to work with us on these complex transactions and would highly recommend anyone doing this type of work to use them as well.” – POKO Partners, L.L.C., Kenneth Olson
Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
Potsdam Housing Authority
Premier Developers LLC
Preservation Development Partners
Providence Housing Development Corp.
Red Stone Equity Partners, LLC
Regan Development Corporation
Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc.
Rescue Mission of Utica
Richman Group Development Corporation
Righteous Babe Records
Rochester Management, Inc.
“CHW handled all aspects of a 501(c)(3) bond transaction and 236 decoupling for us. They were well versed in the process and very familiar with necessary contacts in the industry — key ingredients to a smooth closing. Each member of the team was dedicated and a pleasure to work with.” – Rochester Management, Inc., Peggy J. Hill, Executive Vice President & CFO
Rochester’s Cornerstone Group, Ltd.
“The law firm of Cannon Heyman & Weiss has provided Rochester’s Cornerstone Group with valuable legal counsel as our organization navigates through the complex affordable housing world. Their focus, insights and access to key sources of information have allowed Cornerstone to be successful in its affordable multi-family ventures. The personal attention which we receive from the many talented attorneys and their supporting cast provides us great comfort in knowing that we are making the best decisions possible.” – Rochester’s Cornerstone Group, Ltd., Roger W. Brandt, President
Rockland Housing Action Coalition, Inc.
“CHW represents the Rockland Housing Action Coalition (RHAC), a non-profit community housing development organization, in the financing and construction of rental housing for low income families and seniors through tax credits, tax-exempt bond financing and conventional bank financing. CHW has helped RHAC navigate through the complicated process of obtaining subsidies to successfully develop affordable housing in the Lower Hudson Valley area. It is a pleasure to work with the CHW team, whose expertise, commitment and responsiveness have all contributed to the success of our projects.” – Rockland Housing Action Coalition, Inc., Gerri Levy, Executive Director
Rural Ulster Preservation Company, Inc.
“CHW has the experience and industry knowledge that makes all the difference when navigating tough housing deals. I have worked exclusively with CHW for many years and consider them to be a vital and integral part of our development team.” – Rural Ulster Preservation Company, Inc., Kevin O’Connor, Executive Director
S & T Bank
Selfhelp Community Services, Inc.
“Over the years, CHW has worked collaboratively with Selfhelp Community Services. They have been strong advocates in helping our not-for-profit health and human services organization make our mission-driven affordable senior housing projects a success. CHW is a group of dedicated professional experts who always have their client’s needs in the forefront.” – Selfhelp Community Services, Inc., Stuart C. Kaplan, Chief Executive Officer
Senior Citizens Council of Clinton County
Settlement Housing Fund, Inc.
Sinatra & Company Realty
Stewart Title Insurance Company
Sutton Real Estate
Syracuse Housing Authority
“CHW has worked on SHA development projects and has helped us acquire a better understanding of the tax credit and affordable housing development world. They have always represented us completely, and at the same time walked us through some of the learning curve.” – Syracuse Housing Authority, David Paccone, Assistant Executive Director and Director of Development
Twain Financial Partners
United Group of Companies, Inc.
Urban Green Builders, LLC
Urban League of Rochester EDC
VIP Structures, Inc.
Warwick Properties, Inc.
Whitney Capital Company, LLC
“CHW brings a unique understanding of the complex legal, debt financing and syndication issues required to close affordable housing transactions in today’s environment. The firm’s depth and response time coupled with its expertise in the development process provide a competitive legal advantage to any development team.” – Whitney Capital Company, LLC, Thomas Granville, Managing Director