For the past 17 years, Mike has been responsible for the development of several thousand units of affordable housing including single-family home rehabs and large-scale mixed-use/mixed-income projects along the Eastern Seaboard, including in the Hudson Valley. Prior to joining the KCLB in 2020, he served as the Vice President of Real Estate at Habitat for Humanity New York City, where he secured a development pipeline of $250 million.
Mike and his wife Erin live in Kingston.
Chief Financial Officer
Erica has extensive experience with both nonprofit and governmental audits, including: pre-audit review, engagement planning, internal control testing, and internal auditing. In addition to joining the KCLB in 2020, Erica currently serves as CFP for several nonprofits in the area. Erica is former Parent Trustee for Poughkeepsie Day School and currently serves as Treasurer of the board for Community Family Development. She was also recently elected President of the Dutchess County-Poughkeepsie Land Bank and is excited to apply her experiences with the KCLB to amplify the impact of Land Banks in the region.
Construction Project Manager
Owen O’Connor brings tremendous construction experience and expertise to the KCLB. Prior to joining in 2020, Owen was the principal of a local home energy company, conducting home energy audits and doing insulation work and energy upgrades. For the past five years, Owen has worked as a general contractor focused on super energy-efficient residential construction. A lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley, Owen lives in Kingston with his family.
Kingston City Land Bank Board Members:
- Board Chair: Daniel Kanter
- Vice Chair: Ilana Berger
- Secretary: Bartek Starodaj
- Treasurer: Omari Washington
- Steve Noble, Mayor, City of Kingston
- Anezka Sebek
- Karin Roux
- Sarina Pepper
- Robert Dennison