Hawthorne – Francisco Branco, District Manager for Wells Fargo Bank; Anna Georgiou, Of Counsel with McCarthy Fingar LLP with a concentration in real estate development; Robert Greene, founder and General Partner in the real estate development firm G.S. Associates; Sadie McKeown, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), a non-profit lender for affordable housing throughout New York State; Ned Quinn, Executive Director and NY Metro Region Manager for Morgan Stanley’s Private Bank in greater New York City; and Kevin Richards, an Audit Partner at Deloitte & Touche, serving public and private clients in the real estate industry, have joined Community Capital New York as members of the Board of Directors.
Together, they bring 137 years in leadership positions to the economic development not-for-profit agency, including serving as heads in retail banking, commercial lending, financial services, business development, underwriting, marketing, corporate finance, affordable housing and real estate development.
“ Their expertise in their respective fields is matched by their passion for sustainable economic impact make them uniquely qualified to lead Community Capital New York and accelerate our important work in communities in the Hudson Valley,” said Community Capital New York’s Chairman of the Board, Lee Lasberg, President and CEO of Lasberg Construction, based in Armonk. “These individuals are decisive consensus-builders and results oriented. They will expand support and increase recognition for the 25-year old organization, which executes a wide range of programs and services designed to create economic opportunity.”
A not-for-profit microfinance lender, Community Capital empowers underserved people to become stakeholders in a more inclusive economy through a combination of training and innovative financing. Community Capital serves as an economic catalyst in creating vibrant, diverse and prosperous communities.
Over the last 25 years, Community Capital has leveraged investments of more than $400 million in Westchester and surrounding counties and helped bring $10 million in tax revenues to our region on an annual basis. Community Capital’s loans have also helped create more than 3,000 jobs and supported the creation or preservation of 2,400 affordable homes.