Albany, New York 12207
Joe has practiced exclusively in the areas of industrial development agency finance, public authority finance, and municipal and school district finance since graduating from law school in 1983.
Joe has acted as issuer's counsel, bond counsel, and underwriter's counsel on a variety of industrial development agency and public authority projects. Examples of industrial development agency projects handled by Joe include commercial, solid waste, manufacturing, co-generation, nonprofit, and recreational projects. Examples of public authority projects handled by Joe include housing projects, electrical distribution, hydro-electric, parking, water and sewer systems, airport, and residential mortgage projects.
In connection with municipal and school district finance, Joe has acted as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel.
Over the past five years, Joe has been involved in the development and structuring of a number of capital projects with emphasis on creating a regional approach to the financing structure and on connecting public and private entities (i.e., private/public partnerships) to provide a regional public/private solution. Each situation has required an understanding of benefits and limitations of public finance under New York State law and the federal tax law, together with an awareness of what the private sector and private capital markets can provide.
Examples of techniques that Joe has used to address these situations include the creation of local development corporations, adoption of local laws or special legislation, preparation of inter-municipal cooperation agreements, and use of industrial development agencies.
Projects that have benefited from these techniques include industrial parks, incubator buildings, infrastructure projects, and a variety of large manufacturing and distribution facilities.
|Areas of Practice||1) Municipal, 2) Municipal Finance & Special Districts, 3) Education, 4) College & University, 5) Bond Counsel and 6) Land Use & Economic Development|
|Law School||J.D., Boston University School of Law|
|Education||B.A., with honors, Hamilton College|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar of New York, State Bar of Massachusetts|
|Most recent firm||Hodgson Russ LLP|
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