Consultant Directory


  • Jessica Cherepski
    SVP, Originations
    Merchants Capital
    777 Third Avenue, 19th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

    Phone: 9175664036

    Merchants Capital is one of the nation’s top financing providers for refinance, acquisition, new construction and substantial rehabilitation of multifamily, affordable, senior and student housing. Whether you are considering Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD/FHA insured, tax credit equity, or balance sheet financing, let our personalized services help you meet your financing objectives. Experience the creativity of a small lender, with all the capabilities of a large institution.

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Education, Finance, Membership, Nominating, Policy, Programs, Publicity

  • Sharon M. Clark
    Executive Director
    Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC)
    600 First Avenue Suite 3
    Raritan, NJ 08869

    Phone: 908-446-0039
    Cell: 908-720-1058

    CJHRC is a non-profit alliance of representatives from corporate and financial institutions, the real estate and development communities, social service providers, government leaders and housing advocates, working locally to resolve issues facing households who are struggling to find housing that meets their needs and means. CJHRC operates the only centralized housing resource center within Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. The Housing Resource Center is a HUD-certified Housing Counseling agency that provides clients with information to overcome their housing obstacles. We use our extensive resources to find affordable housing for families, individuals, senior citizens and those with special needs. The Housing Resource Center assists clients both individually and in group programs annually…at no charge.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Community Organization, Housing Counseling & Education, Housing Program Administration, Housing Rehabilitation Program Administration, Committees, Networking, Accreditation, By-Laws/Ethics, Policy, Programs

  • Carole Feeney
    Paramus Affordable Housing Corp
    105 North Farview Ave
    Paramus, NJ 07652

    Phone: 2012652100 x2221
    Cell: 2018059137
    Fax: 2016490740

    Paramus Affordable Housing has rental opportunities for families and Seniors.  We are a consumer-oriented service provider to households in Paramus and Region One for households seeking low and moderate income housing opportunities.  We provide the Paramus Community a Rehabilitation Program to help Paramus homeowners bring substandard housing up to code. The program provides up to $25,000 grant for qualified homeowners. Paramus Affordable Housing Corp is also an administrative agent and consultant for developers, landlords, non-profit corporations and municipal governments through inter local agreements with municipalities. 

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Community/Association Management, Community Organization, Housing Counseling & Education, Housing Program Administration, Housing Rehabilitation Program Administration, Municipal Government, Municipal Housing Liaison, Property Management, Training/Consulting, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Leigh Fleming
    Senior Planner, Administrative Agent
    Heyer, Gruel & Associates
    236 Broad Street
    Red Bank, NJ 07701

    Phone: 732-741-2900

    HGA is a community planning consulting firm providing planning services to over 30 municipalities throughout the State of New Jersey. Our firm has extensive planning expertise in the field of affordable housing and has provided New Jersey municipalities with affordable housing services for over 35 years. We work with towns to assist in guiding them through the process, including the preparation of updated Housing Elements/Fair Share Plans. We are also offering administrative agent services. We have testified as expert witnesses in affordable housing litigation and have qualified as experts in most of the State’s Court affordable housing vicinages. HGA has also participated in COAH/Court mediation. HGA has worked with various municipalities through their entire Third Round compliance process and is intimately familiar with the affordable housing process and compliance mechanisms.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Professional Planning Services, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Noah Freiberg
    Senior Developer
    Pennrose, LLC
    1301 N. 31st St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19121

    Phone: 267-386-8673

    Pennrose is a private full-service real estate development firm which has been active in real estate development for over 40 years. During this time, Pennrose has developed over 14,000 rental housing units.  In the last 5 years alone, Pennrose has developed more than 4,500 units, representing over $1.3 billion in total development costs.  Pennrose’s portfolio includes more than 220 distinct developments in 12 states plus the District of Columbia, the vast majority of which Pennrose continues to own and manage.  Pennrose consistently demonstrates its skill at leading complex, multi-phased initiatives through the stages of planning, financing, design, construction, and management. Pennrose remains committed to actively engaging and effectively managing the community outreach process that is crucial to the success of every revitalization effort.

    Filed under: Banking/Finance, Developer/Builder, Property Management, Tax Credits Services, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Darlene Green
    Associate/Senior Project Planner
    Maser Consulting
    53 Frontage Road, Suite 120, PO Box 4017
    Clinton, NJ 08809

    Phone: 908-238-0900

    Maser Consulting provides the in-house expertise to address all municipal and regional planning needs, including the preparation of comprehensive master plans, recreation and open space master plans, COAH affordable housing plans, NJ Highlands Regional Master Plan conformance and zoning ordinance amendments. Our professional planners review subdivision and site plan applications for zoning and planning boards. Maser Consulting also provides regional planning services to counties. Our planners are in the forefront in “Smart Growth” initiatives, neo-traditional design, redevelopment planning, downtown revitalization, form based codes and plan endorsement.

    Filed under: Municipal Government, Professional Planning Services, Training/Consulting, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Steve Heisman
    Executive Director
    HABcore, Inc
    PO Box 2361
    Red Bank, NJ 07701

    Phone: 7325441975
    Cell: 732-232-9204
    Fax: 732-676-6118

    HABcore, by providing permanent housing and individualized support, helps homeless families, veterans, and individuals with special needs move through crisis to stability, giving them the opportunity to improve their lives. HABcore currently affordably and supportively houses approximately 400 people, including 100 families and 150 children. HABcore develops, operates, and administers affordable housing in different models from Class C Boarding Homes to multi-family buildings to Rapid Re-Housing for all populations and has utilized funding sources such as the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York’s (FHLBNY) Affordable Housing Program (AHP), The NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Special Needs and Sandy Trust Funds, Corporation for Supportive Housing bridge loans, as well as NJ DCA funds and SRAP subsidies. HABcore also collaborates with developers such as the Walters Group and Somerset Development, and social service providers such as the Mental Health Association, CPC Behavioral Healthcare, and the VNA.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Community Organization, Developer/Builder, Grant Writing, Housing Program Administration, Property Management, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation

  • Marc Leckington
    Leckington Advisors, LLC
    105 Cadwalader Drive
    Trenton, NJ 08618

    Cell: 609-203-0934

    Affordable housing program development and advisory services for municipalities, nonprofits and for-profit housing developers. Expertise in Uniform Housing Affordability Controls and integrating them with regulations that accompany state and federal funding programs.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Grant Writing, Housing Program Administration, Housing Rehabilitation Program Administration, Tax Credits Services, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Education

  • Ervin E. Oross Jr. PP.AICP. CPM
    Rehabco, Inc.
    470 Mantoloking Road
    Brick, NJ 08723

    Phone: 732-477-7750
    Cell: 732-814-5727
    Fax: 732-920-9649

    Community Development Planning & Housing Rehabilitation Program Management. Federal and NJ State Housing Program Planning, Implementation and Administration

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Grant Writing, Housing Program Administration, Housing Rehabilitation Program Administration, Municipal Housing Liaison, Professional Planning Services, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Education, Policy, Programs

  • Frank Piazza
    Piazza & Associates, Inc.
    216 Rockingham Row
    Princeton, NJ 08540

    Phone: 609-786-1100 ext. 301
    Fax: 609-786-1105

    Since its inception in 1994, Piazza & Associates, Inc. has been in the forefront in the administration, monitoring and compliance of affordable housing in New Jersey.  Today, Piazza & Associates, Inc. offers a full range of affordable housing compliance and monitoring services including Administrative Agent, training, consulting and community management services.  Frank Piazza, it’s principal, has been very active in the development and implementation of training programs for the administration of affordable housing, as well as policy issues that impact the field in New Jersey.

    Filed under: Administrative Agent, Community/Association Management, Housing Program Administration, Training/Consulting, Committees, Networking, Seminars, Accreditation, Education, Policy

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