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HPDC Hp Development Company ) will celebrate 25 years of success in providing affordable homeownership housing on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at The Pierre Hotel, New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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Seven industry pioneers will be honored, and seven fellowships named in their honor will be conferred upon students at New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy The Furman Center is a joint center at New York University School of Law and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. The Furman Center was established in 1994 to create a place where people interested in affordable housing and land use issues could turn to for factual, . The recipients of this year's Distinguished Developer Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing are: The Bluestone Organization, principals: Eric and Steve Bluestone, Thomas Potvin, Ira Lichtiger and Sara B. Herbstman; The Briarwood Organization, principals: Vincent L. Riso, Raymond Riso, Howard Goodman, and James Riso; Full Spectrum of NY LLC, Principals: Carlton A. Brown and Walter J. Edwards; The Hudson Companies Inc., principals: Nick Lembo (Monadnock Monadnock (mənăd`nŏk), isolated peak, 3,165 ft (965 m) high, SW N.H. It is a popular hiking destination, noted for its view. The peak lends its name to the geomorphic term monadnock, Construction Inc.); Alan Bell and William Fowler; L&M Equity Participants Ltd., principals: Ron Moelis and Sanford Loewentheil; Procida Realty and Construction Corp., principals: Mario Procida, Christine Procida and Joseph Procida; The Seavey Organization Inc./BlueSea Development Company, LLC, principals: Les Bluestone and Avery Seavey
To commemorate the achievements of these developers, HPDC will grant seven annual $5,000 fellowships over a period of three years to students at New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate and Policy. In addition, JPMorgan Chase, represented by Mark A. Willis, Executive Vice President of JPMorgan Chase's Community Development Group, will receive the Community Development Pioneers Award for its outstanding support and commitment to creating affordable housing.
Speakers at the October 24, 2007 luncheon include New York City Police Commissioner The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department, appointed by the Mayor of New York City. Governor Theodore Roosevelt, in one of his final acts before becoming Vice President of the United States in March 1901, signed legislation replacing Ray Kelly, Priscilla Almodovar, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , New York State Housing Finance Agency The New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA) was created in 1960 as a public benefit corporation for the purpose of providing safe and sanitary housing accommodations at rental rates affordable to persons and families of low income. and Shaun Donovan, Commissioner, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
The celebration will begin with a reception at 11:30 a.m., followed by the awards presentation at 12:15 p.m. Lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m. Single tickets are $400 ($250 nonprofit); a table often is $4,000. For more information, visit http://www.housingpartnership.com/anniversary.php or contact Melissa Schiltz, HPDC Director of Marketing, at 646-217-3377.