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Mr. Meyer became President of New Jersey Community Capital in May 2009, after serving on its Board of Directors for the preceding two years. As President, Mr. Meyer provides leadership, establishes strategy, raises funds, and promotes and advocates for policy change on behalf of NJCC, its borrowers, and the residents of its target communities. Under his leadership, NJCC has experienced a period of tremendous growth. Key accomplishments include spearheading a new strategic vision for NJCC, including creating a more comprehensive approach to revitalizing whole neighborhoods; helping shape a new model of community development that leverages the bulk purchase of troubled mortgages and foreclosed properties; increasing capital under management; guiding NJCC to chartered membership in NeighborWorks America; and earning NJCC a CARS (CDFI Assessment and Rating System) rating.
An attorney and CPA, Mr. Meyer brings to his position over 20 years of private sector real estate experience. Prior to joining NJCC, Mr. Meyer spent nine years as the Housing Director of Housing and Neighborhood Development Services, Inc. (HANDS), where he was responsible for all of the organization’s real estate development and financing activities. While at HANDS, he led the formation of Operation Neighborhood Recovery and the bulk purchase of 47 nonperforming mortgages in distressed Essex County neighborhoods, an initiative that led to the creation and subsequent acquisition by NJCC of the Community Asset Preservation Corporation.
As a recognized leader in the community development industry, Mr. Meyer serves on numerous committees and panels focused on affordable housing, community stabilization, and community development, including NeighborWorks America’s Community Stabilization Advisory Committee, the JPMorgan Chase Community Advisory Board, and the Wells Fargo Community Advisory Board for the Southern New Jersey Market. Mr. Meyer holds a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Siena College. He is a graduate of the Achieving Excellence in Community Development fellowship program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and has studied urban planning at the graduate level at New York University.
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Mr. Crum joined Community Asset Preservation Corporation in August 2011 as its Director of Real Estate. Mr. Crum oversees the implementation of CAPC’s neighborhood stabilization strategies, including the identification of scattered site housing opportunities; arrangement of bulk purchase property acquisitions; expansion of funding sources; establishment of cross-sector redevelopment partnerships; and analysis of exit strategies for acquired properties. Prior to joining CAPC, Mr. Crum was the Vice President of Real Estate at Real Estate Advisory and Development Services (now Build with Purpose), where he oversaw $50 million in community facilities development. Mr. Crum also served as Director of Real Estate for the New Jersey Community Development Corporation, where he managed site acquisitions, financing, municipal approvals, and construction oversight.
Mr. Crum holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Catholic University of America and a Master of Public Policy from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. A member of the Leadership New Jersey Class of 2008, Mr. Crum is active with a number of community and religious organizations throughout New Jersey and New York, including Greater Brunswick Charter School where he is a member of the Board of Directors.
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Mr. Giametta joined CAPC as the Director of Construction Services in January of 2014. In this position, Mr. Giametta manages the Construction Development process from pre-acquisition to completion as CAPC continues to provide quality affordable homes to the communities it serves.
Mr. Giametta joins NJCC with over 20 years of Construction and Managerial experience. He previously worked for six years as Chief Operations Officer at Vision General Construction, where he oversaw the day to day operations, business development, and project oversight for commercial and affordable housing projects. Prior to that, he worked for 10 years as Director of Administrative Services at Spectrum for Living, a non-profit organization providing services to the Developmentally Disabled population. Mr. Giametta has his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration/Management and volunteers with local charities in his extra time.
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Mr. De Blasio joined Community Asset Preservation Corporation in April of 2015 as its Director of Property Acquisitions and Operations. Mr. De Blasio oversees all off CAPC’s real estate acquisitions ensuring compliance with all funding sources. Mr. De Blasio is responsible for creating budgets and determining the fiscal viability of CAPC’s projects from predevelopment through construction. Prior to joining CAPC, Mr. De Blasio was the Vice President of Real Estate at New Jersey Community Development Corporation where he was responsible for $20 million in community facilities development focusing on affordable and supportive housing, charter school facilities, open space preservation, and neighborhood revitalization.
Mr. De Blasio holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music from Rutgers University and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the The College of New Jersey. Being a former educator, Mr. De Blasio Has a passion for education in the context of school centered urban revitalization and is currently a Board Member of the Community Charter School of Paterson.
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Ms. Rosen joined CAPC as a Fellow in February 2013 and is now serving as CAPC’s Director of Operations. In this role, Ms. Rosen oversees the internal policies and procedures of CAPC’s business lines.
Ms. Rosen completed her Master’s in Urban Planning with a focus in Housing and Economic Development at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. Before starting graduate school, she worked as a Development Associate through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Ms. Rosen was placed at Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates, a nonprofit organization that trains community volunteers to act as legal advocates for children in foster care. She holds a B.A. in Human Development & Public Policy from Boston College. Ms. Rosen’s areas of interest include affordable housing development and community revitalization.
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Ms. Otremsky joined CAPC as Homeownership Manager in January 2017. In this position Ms. Otremsky oversees the sales of CAPC single-family properties and assists the team in its assessment of single-family properties for purchase and renovation. In 2018, Ms. Otremsky led the expansion of CAPC’s real estate brokerage, Integro Real Estate, to become a full-service real estate brokerage.
Previously, Ms. Otremsky served as the Program Manager for the Gap Funding Initiative (GFI) at NJCC, a grant program for homeowners rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy. She also served as an Education Support Specialist at the New Jersey Department of Children and Families Office of Adolescent Services and worked on initiatives focused on improving the outcomes of adolescents and young adults served by the Department. Ms. Otremsky earned a BS in public health from Rutgers University in January 2009 and a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy in May 2015.
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Ms. Simpson joined Community Asset Preservation Corporation in January 2017 as its Construction Administrator. In this position, she is responsible for all Construction Administrative responsibilities including Contract Administration, managing the Insurance coverage process in during Construction, establishing all utility connections for all of our properties etc. Ms. Simpson’s role has also expanded to managing the Quality Control process of active construction at disposition to ensure the high standards of our rental and sale properties are being achieved.
Ms. Simpson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business emphasis Finance from Norfolk State University. She joins NJCC with 17 years of experience of working with Real Estate Developers and General Contractors. She was responsible for working directly with Project Managers to deliver tenant improvement projects and construction out the ground projects on time and within budget. These projects ranged from 500 RSF to over 100,000 RSF with budgets of $10,000 to over $77 million.
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Mr. Woods joined CAPC as a Residential Construction Project Manager in 2018. In his role, Mr. Woods is responsible for developing the Rehab Scopes of Work, manage the rehab construction process and he also works with the Disposition team at project completion. Mr. Woods comes to CAPC with 18 years of experience as a Construction Business owner. His specialties include construction/demolition projects, budgeting and cost controls, crew supervision, project planning and management, and remediation projects Prior to joining CAPC, he worked for McCollister’s Transportation Group in Burlington, NJ where he planned and executed the overall management of properties, including special projects and he was also as Assistant Construction Project Manager for SORA Northeast in Sewell, NJ, where he managed day to day operations. He was also a Park Ranger for Washington Township Park Service. He is excited to join the CAPC team!
Mr. Villarreal joined Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC) in September 2017 as the Healthy Homes Manager. In this position, Mr. Villarreal is responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with key neighborhood, school, and municipal partners to better determine community housing needs. His duties include coordinating with social service providers in an effort to promote comprehensive case management that provides family stability and educational achievement in Newark’s South Ward. Mr. Villarreal also manages a Healthy Home initiative which aims to incorporate lead and asbestos remediation, as well as improvements in energy efficiency, into the rehabilitation of vacant and abandoned properties.
Before joining CAPC, Mr. Villarreal served as Project Manager of housing and neighborhood revitalization for the Strong Healthy Communities Initiative (SHCI) in Newark, NJ. He also gained experience in resource development and grant writing while working for the Jewish Renaissance Family of Organizations in Perth Amboy, NJ. Mr. Villarreal earned a Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree from Rutgers University in 2011.
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Ms. Neal joined CAPC as a fellow in January 2018 and was hired as an Asset Coordinator in June 2018. In this role, she provides real estate asset management services to CAPC’s Property Acquisition & Operations department and works closely with CAPC’s neighborhood revitalization partners in Newark. Ms. Neal graduated from Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy with a Master of City and Regional Planning focusing on Community Development and Housing, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Dickinson College.
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Ms. May joined CAPC in January 2018 as an Asset Coordinator Fellow, starting full time in June 2018. In this position, Ms. May manages due diligence items and closing document execution to ensure timely closings and further CAPC’s mission. Ms. May has a background in higher education recruitment and research, including work on transportation access for low-income communities and the impact of affordable housing construction on communities across New York and New Jersey.
Ms. May holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School at Rutgers University.
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Ms. Lam joined CAPC as the Community Data Analyst through the AmeriCorps VISTA NeighborWorks America program in August 2017. She integrates data-driven elements into CAPC’s strategies of neighborhood stabilization and revitalization. The focus of her work supports AmeriCorps VISTA’s mission of alleviating poverty and building capacity in anti-poverty organizations.
Ms. Lam completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rutgers University, where she was involved as a research assistant studying human perception and as an Advancement via Individual Determination intern for New Brunswick schools, a program designed to prepare student for college readiness.
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Ms. Dobbins joined CAPC as a Communications Specialist through the AmeriCorps VISTA program in August of 2018. She works to employ a comprehensive branding and marketing plan that realizes CAPC’s image awareness and enhancement objectives within its target communities. Her primary duties include overseeing CAPC’s social media presence and website. The focus of her work supports AmeriCorps VISTA’s mission of alleviating poverty and building capacity in anti-poverty organizations.
Ms. Dobbins has previously worked with non-profits to improve the welfare of children. She completed her bachelor of science degree in Public Health and bachelor of arts degree in Political Science at Rutgers University. After her year of service, she will attend Columbia University to obtain her Masters of Social Work.
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Mr. Byrd joined CAPC as the Client Services Coordinator through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in August 2018. He assists clients from their initial interest in housing, through the leasing process. He focuses on facilitating economic empowerment to clients by providing a level of attention and support that is absent from traditional, for-profit real estate transactions.
Mr. Byrd completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Davidson College, where he founded Davidson Nonprofit Consulting, a student organization that completes consulting projects for local nonprofits. During his tenure, Davidson Nonprofit Consulting grew to have thirty students working on six projects for local Charlotte nonprofits. Mr. Byrd’s areas of interest include urban geography and affordable housing.