Director since:
Board and Committees:
Member of the Asset/Liability and Investment Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Loan Committee

Mr. Hooke brings over 35 years of experience in New York real estate finance, with an emphasis on commercial real estate lending and affordable housing finance, to the Board of Directors.

He currently serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Agency Sales for The Community Preservation Corporation, a nationally recognized leader in financing affordable multi-family housing.

His prior experience includes roles as Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate at RBS Citizens Bank and Capital One/North Fork Bank, Northeast Regional Director of Multifamily Production for The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), President and CEO of the Community Lending Corporation, and Chief Lending and Operations Officer at Home Federal Savings Bank/New York Bancorp.

Mr. Hooke also worked at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development as the first director of their Participation Loan Program, which 30 years later, is a highly regarded government assisted housing program.

Mr. Hooke a graduate of Fordham University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Economics.