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Martin Dunn is the Founder and President of Dunn Development Corp., an important voice and leading member of NYSAFAH. Martin contributes regularly to NYSAFAH’s advocacy efforts, providing the organization insight into legislative policy, as well as participating in advocacy and outreach work. He believes in socially conscious housing development and has brought this perspective to NYSAFAH as it continues to inform and help shape the affordable housing landscape. Martin is also an active advocate on homelessness and supportive housing at the city and state level. MORE....


Timothy D. Fournier is the current Board Chair of NYSAFAH and President and CEO of Conifer Realty, LLC, a leading affordable housing developer based in Rochester.  In recognizing affordable housing’s positive impact in shaping upstate New York, Tim has been a powerful voice for NYSAFAH’s advocacy of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), a program widely accepted as the most successful federal government housing strategy. He has focused his efforts on educating lawmakers on the tremendous success of the program, focusing specifically on the economic benefits and value the tax credit has brought to the region’s struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities.  MORE...

Meredith Marshall, co-founder and Managing Partner of BRP Companies, is a welcomed newcomer to NYSAFAH’s Board of Directors, bringing years of experience in quality development to the New York City area. He joined NYSAFAH to increase his participation in policy advocacy, MWBE outreach and to gain greater access to public officials and other local stakeholders. Meredith believes NYSAFAH is a productive, well-informed group that has its finger on the pulse of upcoming legislative initiatives that affect the affordable housing industry. MORE...



Lisa Kaseman
is a Regional Vice President of Conifer Realty and leads all the real estate development operations for New York State. She oversees all aspects of project development including acquisition, land development, financing and construction. Ms. Kaseman is a member of NYSAFAH's Affordable Housing Development Council and the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York's Advisory Council.


Tim Flaherty is the Managing Partner of Flaherty Salmin CPAs in Rochester. With a continually growing affordable housing practice, he brings to NYSAFAH over three decades of experience in providing high-quality affordable housing tax, accounting, and consulting services throughout the Northeast.

Tim believes NYSAFAH is a vital organization that supports its members in their advocacy for building stronger communities. He joined NYSAFAH in 1999, has been a board member since 2007, and the Treasurer since 2012. 

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