Chris Antonelli concentrates his practice in affordable housing and real estate development.
Prior to joining Goldstein Hall, Chris was an HPD-HDC Housing Fellow at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the New York City Housing Development Corporation. As a Fellow, Chris worked in HDC’s Legal group focused on multi-family real estate closings; HDC Capital Markets group, which administers HDC’s 4% low income housing tax credit bond program; HPD New Construction Finance as a project manager; and HPD Office of Neighborhood Strategies where he engaged in extensive community outreach centered around the development and preservation of affordable housing in Brooklyn.
Chris attended Brooklyn Law School where he focused on housing and community development. He participated in Brooklyn Law School’s Urban Economic Development Clinic where he advised local groups on not-for-profit corporate formation, corporate governance, and tax exemption issues. He also interned with various government and nonprofit organizations including the New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal and the New York City Transit Authority. He was a Sparer Public Interest Law Fellow from 2015-2017 and a founder of the Sparer Summer Theory Institute.
Before law school, Chris was an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, working as a community organizer in Chicago. Chris received his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota.
- Affordable Housing Development
- Real Estate and Community Development
- Real Estate Finance
- Special Initiatives
- Faith Based Community Development
- Bar Admissions
- State of New York
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 2017
- Universtity of St. Thomas, B.A. 2011
- Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship
- Gold Pro Bono Award