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Erica R. Forman

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
New York

Tel

1 212 541 2285

Fax

1 212 541 1485
erforman@bryancave.com
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Erica R. Forman

Partner


New York



1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10104-3300

Phone:

1 212 541 2285

Fax:

1 212 541 1485

email:

erforman@bryancave.com

Erica Forman specializes in residential development, with a focus on cooperatives and condominiums, and construction of affordable housing developed as rental apartments, limited equity coops and/or condominiums. Her practice also includes development of commercial condominium projects. Representative clients include not-for-profit and for-profit developers and owners, general contractors and lenders. Ms. Forman has particular expertise in governmental financing and assistance programs such as tax-exempt bond financing and other finance programs available through NY City and NY State housing, finance, and/or economic development agencies, Federal low income housing tax credits, and programs available through the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development or insured by the Federal Housing Agency. Prior to 1981, Ms. Forman was an assistant attorney general in the Real Estate Financing Bureau of the New York State Department of Law.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York – Committee on Cooperatives and Condominiums, 1990-1993 and 1997-2000

  • New York State Bar Association – Section on Real Property, Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives, 1986-; Section on Real Property, Committee on Low Income and Affordable Housing, 1997-

  • American Bar Association – Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, 1996-

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Bella Abzug Leadership Institute

  • Women in Housing & Finance, Inc.

  • Citizens Housing and Planning Council

Erica Forman specializes in residential development, with a focus on cooperatives and condominiums, and construction of affordable housing developed as rental apartments, limited equity coops and/or condominiums. Her practice also includes development of commercial condominium projects. Representative clients include not-for-profit and for-profit developers and owners, general contractors and lenders. Ms. Forman has particular expertise in governmental financing and assistance programs such as tax-exempt bond financing and other finance programs available through NY City and NY State housing, finance, and/or economic development agencies, Federal low income housing tax credits, and programs available through the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development or insured by the Federal Housing Agency. Prior to 1981, Ms. Forman was an assistant attorney general in the Real Estate Financing Bureau of the New York State Department of Law.

Bar and Court Admissions

New York, 1980

Education

Rutgers University, J.D., 1979

University of Michigan, B.A., 1972

Publications

  • "Lawyers Play Role in Residential Auctions," New York Law Journal, July 14, 1993
  • "Review, The Law of Mortgage Commitments, by Charles Katzenstein, Esq.," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Inc., October 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York – Committee on Cooperatives and Condominiums, 1990-1993 and 1997-2000
  • New York State Bar Association – Section on Real Property, Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives, 1986-; Section on Real Property, Committee on Low Income and Affordable Housing, 1997-
  • American Bar Association – Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, 1996-

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Bella Abzug Leadership Institute
  • Women in Housing & Finance, Inc.
  • Citizens Housing and Planning Council

Education

  • Rutgers University, J.D., 1979
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1972

Admissions

  • New York, 1980