New York Office
Since 1991, our New York office has advanced LIIF’s mission throughout the Northeastern US.
LIIF is the lead fund administrator for the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities Fund, an innovative financing program, established to facilitate the development of healthy food markets in underserved communities across the state.
Read more about the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities Fund
New Markets Tax Credit Transactions
LIIF’s Eastern Region Team has established a strong track record of leading successful NMTC transactions for community facilities, including emergency food providers, charter schools and health clinics.
Read more about our NMTC work
Charter School Lending
LIIF is a national leader in providing flexible, affordable financing for charter schools. LIIF’s Eastern Region Team has financed charter schools serving thousands of students in disadvantaged neighborhoods across the East Coast and has a particular expertise in large-scale New Markets Tax Credits transactions for charter schools.
Read more about our loans for charter schools
Affordable Housing Lending
Through the RLF, New York Acquisition Fund and HPD’s Participation Loan and Neighborhood Homes Programs, LIIF provides a range of financing options for affordable housing developers in New York and beyond.
Read more about our loans for affordable housing
Amir Ali, Senior Credit Associate
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Rachel Bluestein, VP, Strategic Initiatives and Programs
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Kim Di Giacomo, Deputy Director, Early Care and Education Programs
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Eliisa Frazier, Senior Loan Officer, Eastern Region
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Susan Hyman, Senior Vice President
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Celeste Griffin Krishna, Manager of Asset Management and Underwriting
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Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan, Chief Operating Officer
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Amy Laughlin, Vice President of Structured Products and Capital Markets
Ivan Levi, Senior Loan Officer
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Christine Malone, NY Senior Administrator and Office Manager
Kirsten Shaw, Director, Eastern Region
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Ruth Tesfaye, Sr. Program Officer/Small Business Advisor
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Christina Travers, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Capital Strategies