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Jack Freeman

Jack Freeman

Senior Advisor

For over 35 years, Jack Freeman has been widely considered the go-to person in New York City for financial analysis on real estate transactions and help with navigating the city’s complex real estate market. A licensed real estate broker, Jack has an extensive experience working in the public and private sector, including serving as Commissioner of NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Jack Freeman joined Capalino+Company to significantly expand the firm’s capabilities and add to a growing list of services provided by its real estate practice.  As Senior Advisor, Jack is responsible for providing real estate development and financial services for private, public sector and non-profit clients. With Jack’s expertise, Capalino+Company has become a one-stop shop for companies and organizations seeking to secure real estate approvals.

Prior to joining Capalino+Company, Jack served as Principal of Freeman/Frazier & Associates, Inc. and J. S. Freeman Associates, Inc., for over 35 years. He has extensive experience in financial and management planning for both new and rehabilitation development projects, retail market and feasibility analysis, and financing for residential, mixed use and commercial development projects.  His consulting practice had a special expertise in planning and development of cultural facilities and in urban projects, which involved private development partnerships.

Jack is responsible for helping companies and organizations with Market and Economic Feasibility Studies. This involves detailed and comprehensive computer analysis of market income, development and investment potential for complex commercial, retail, residential and investment development projects, as well as financial feasibility analysis related to investment decision making, public agency approvals, zoning and zoning appeals.

His background includes various leadership positions in the public and private sector. He served as Mortgage Officer for the NYC Community Preservation Corporation, and as a developer and general partner in the development of multifamily market-rate housing projects. In the public sector, he was Director of the Zoning Study Group at the NYC Department of City Planning and he held senior staff positions in the Mayor’s Office of Development.

Jack has been a Commissioner of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, and a member of the NYS Council on the Arts Capital Review Panel. He received a National Endowment for the Arts Grant for Architecture and a Progressive Architecture Award for Urban Design.

Jack is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.  He holds a Masters Degree in City Planning from the City University of New York and Bachelors in Architecture from Cooper Union.

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