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Member, Bakari G. Lee, Esq. appointed to Affordable Housing Advisory Council of FHLBNY

McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC (“MS&B”) is proud to announce that Firm Member Bakari G. Lee, Esq. has been appointed to the Affordable Housing Advisory Council (“Council”) of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (“FHLBNY”). The Council’s role is to advise the FHLBNY’s staff and the Housing Committee of the FHLBNY’s Board of Directors on ways in which it can support FHLBNY’s housing and community development mission. As an Advisory Council member, Bakari will serve as an advisor to the FHLBNY regarding low- and moderate-income housing and community lending needs. Bakari’s demonstrated history of service in his community, solid understanding of national, state and local affordable housing and community development trends and best practices in community development, and expertise in affordable housing finance will be valuable in providing guidance on ways in which the FHLBNY can better carry out its housing finance and community lending mission. The Firm wishes to congratulate Bakari on this important appointment.