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Jeffrey Lee

Jeffrey Lee

Senior Vice President

As a member of Capalino+Company’s Land Use, Housing and Real Estate Practice Group, Jeff brings a background in community development finance, commercial incentives and affordable housing development, as well as Opportunity Zone Incentives. He helps our clients strategize and execute on a wide variety of multifaceted real estate and commercial projects.

Prior to joining Capalino+Company, Jeff managed the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s Strategic Investments Group, where he oversaw the growth of the Build NYC Resource Corporation nonprofit financing program as well as the operations of the New York City Industrial Development Agency. He managed the execution of tax benefit transactions on complex projects citywide such as Hudson Yards and Empire Outlets. He also was successful in helping NYCEDC to obtain and deploy its first-ever allocation of New Markets Tax Credits, through the NYC Neighborhood Capital Corporation.

A licensed attorney, Jeff also has experience in structuring, negotiating and financing affordable housing development. He spent three years at the State of New York Mortgage Agency, where he worked on numerous complex multifamily financings involving New York State Housing Finance Agency, New York City Housing Development Corporation, and New York City Housing and Preservation Department. Prior to his public sector tenure he spent three years in the private sector at law firms representing housing developers and investors.

A third generation New Yorker, Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Albany, a Master of Urban Planning degree from Hunter College, and a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School. Jeff lives in Brooklyn with his partner and two children.

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