Seth Hoffman is General Counsel of Fairstead where he oversees all legal aspects of the firm, including all transactions, corporate activities, and risk management.
Previously, Mr. Hoffman served as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of HighBrook Investors, a real estate fund, where he led the firm’s largest transactions and played an integral role in the firm’s $2.5 billion of transactions. Seth was also an attorney with the law firms Jones Day and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, representing real estate and corporate clients in affordable housing, private equity fundraising and transactions, and capital markets. He represented clients in over $1 billion of low-income housing rehabilitation and new construction financed by HDC, HFA, HPD, NYC HHS, HUD, LIHTC investors, and the largest private lenders through bond issuances and direct loans.
Mr. Hoffman earned a BA from State University of New York at Buffalo and his JD from Fordham University. He serves as Chairman of the advisory board for the Schools That Can New York and on the Board of Directors of New York State Association for Affordable Housing.