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Jeffrey S. Lesk

Nixon Peabody LLP
Jeffrey S. Lesk serves as Partner of Nixon Peabody LLP. Mr. Lesk serves as Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody's Washington DC, office. He concentrates his practice in matters relating to community development; real estate syndication and securities; real estate acquisition, development and finance; and affordable housing. His practice has included structuring and implementing all aspects of public and private real estate investment programs focusing on socially-oriented ... real estate projects utilizing low-income housing tax credit, historic preservation tax credits, renewable energy tax credits and other federal, state, and local incentives. He has most recently concentrated on applying sustainable development and financing techniques to affordable housing and community development transactions and on educating developers, investors and government agencies on green development and finance. He co-developed and co-chaired (with Enterprise Community Partners) the first national conference on this topic, which is now an annual symposium. He worked with Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office to develop the first law firm office in the country to receive certification from the U.S. Green Building Council under its program for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Jeff is also a U.S. Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Mr. Lesk is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Mr. Lesk received J.D. from University of Arizona College of Law and B.A. from Stanford University.