Financing & Incentives

NYC Development Finance Conference

The NYC Development Finance Conference is an annual event that brings together not-for-profits, developers, lenders and other industry experts to discuss tools for innovative economic development throughout the five boroughs. 

  • View from the 2014 Conference
  • 2014 Keynote from Alicia Glen
  • Kyle Kimball's 2014 Welcoming Remarks
  • DFC 2014 Audience
  • 2014 Afternoon Keynote from Vicki Been
  • 2014 Housing Finance Primer
  • DFC 2014 Audience
  • Janno Lieber of WTC Properties
  • 2014 Housing New York Panel
  • DFC 2014 Audience

2014 NYC Development Finance Conference

NYCEDC hosted the 2014 NYC Development Finance Conference on Wednesday, November 5, at Four World Trade Center. The signature event was designed to focus on tools and strategies needed for economic development in all five boroughs of New York City.

The Conference was highlighted by opening remarks from NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball, a morning keynote on the de Blasio Administration’s economic development priorities by Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, and an afternoon keynote on the current and future state of housing from Vicki Been, Commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Additionally, the day included nationally-recognized speakers and panelists from top public and private institutions in the development industry, discussing key issues including attracting capital, innovative tax credit projects, housing development, infrastructure investment, and the City’s industrial landscape.

For more information, view the 2014 Development Finance Conference program and read a recap of the conference on our blog. 

Key Topics & Presentations

NYC's Urban Future

Jonathan Bowles: NYC's Urban Future

Innovative Tax Credit Projects in NYC

Kirsten Shaw: Innovative Tax Credit Projects
Spencer Orkus: Innovative Tax Credits Projects
Jonathan Butler: Innovative Tax Credits Projects

Tax Credit Finance Primer

Tim Favaro: Tax Credit Primer

Housing Finance Primer

Matthew Hall: Housing Finance Primer

New York's Toolkit for Development

Jeffrey Lee: New York's Tooklit for Development

Public-Private Partnerships:
Investing in Our Infrastructure

Tom Mulvihill: Public Private Partnerships
James Fuja: Public Private Partnerships
Marvin Marcus: Public Private Partnerships

Partnership Opportunities

If you are interested in partnership opportunities to showcase your organization’s investment in New York City and involvement in the development finance community, please complete the sponsorship inquiry form.

2013 DFC Conference

Check out last year's agenda to view topics and speakers:

2013 NYC Development Finance Conference Agenda

News & Updates


    2014 NYC Development Finance Conference Recap

     |  NYCEDC
    Last week, NYCEDC’s Development Finance Conference brought together not-for-profits, developers, lenders, and other leaders and experts to discuss strategies and tools for creating and implementing a thoroughly 21st Century economic development program in New York City.

    Wednesday, November 5: NYCEDC Presents the 2014 NYC Development Finance Conference 

    NYCEDC will host the 2014 NYC Development Finance Conference on Wednesday, November 5, at Four World Trade Center.

    2014 NYC Development Finance Conference Registration Is Open

     |  NYCEDC
    On Wednesday, November 5, get inspired at the 2014 Development Finance Conference. Held at the stunning Four World Trade Center, top industry experts from government, real estate, not-for-profits, finance, law, and business will present insights on using development finance tools to enable projects.

Contact Info

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