JOHN S. ZEILER
Founding & Managing Member
Mr. Zeiler is a Founding and Managing Member of Hudson Housing Capital. He is a member of the company’s Investment Committee responsible for approving all tax credit investments made by the company and its affiliates.
Mr. Zeiler was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers, where he specialized in originating and structuring real estate investments for the firm and its clients with an emphasis on affordable housing. Mr. Zeiler was employed by Lehman Brothers for 13 years, during which time he financed affordable housing developments nationwide under various FHA, HUD and tax credit programs. Many of these developments represented the innovative application of public private partnerships that have forged neighborhood revitalization in urban areas around the country.
Mr. Zeiler graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Urban Studies, and holds an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business Administration; a Masters of Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Masters in Education from The Relay Graduate School of Education.
Mr. Zeiler is a director of the Police Athletic League (PAL) of New York, member of the ULI Affordable Housing Council and a board member of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition.
Mr. Zeiler is the founder of Project Trampoline, a nonprofit that supports inner city minority public school students in the Bronx, New York to apply to and matriculate to their best fit colleges. Project Trampoline provides highly focused academic and life skills support for these sudents through college graduation.