Share this article

print logo

Companies named in federal subpoena to Cuomo administration

Federal prosecutors have asked the Cuomo administration for information relating to its connections to a number of firms headquartered throughout the state.

COR Development Company LLC

Headquarters: Fayetteville, N.Y. (Syracuse)

Description: National full-service real estate developer, founded in 1998. Includes different individual projects: COR Clay (N.Y.), COR Arizona Ave. (Chandley, Ariz.) , COR Inner Harbor (Syracuse) and COR Arsenal Street Co. (Watertown)

Principal: Steven F. Aiello, president

CHA (Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP)

Headquarters: Albany

Description: Civil engineering consulting firm, founded in 1952

Principal: Mike Carroll, president and CEO

Columbia Development Companies

Headquarters: Albany

Description: Real estate developer in Capital Region and Northeastern U.S., founded in 1988

Principal: Joseph R. Nicolla, founder and president

Hueber-Breuer Construction Co.

Headquarters: Syracuse

Description: Largest continuously operating, family-owned general construction and construction management company in Central New York. Founded in 1880

Principal: James V. Breuer, president

Pemco Group

Headquarters: Syracuse

Description: Commercial real estate company, was tapped for a $2.5 million grant by the Cuomo administration in 2013. Represented at one point by Todd Howe, the Cuomo adviser now under investigation. Principal: Peter Muserlian

Norstar Development USA LP/Norstar Companies

Headquarters: Buffalo

Description: Part of a full-service development, construction and management group of companies in U.S. and Canada, and nationally recognized affordable housing developer.

Principal: Richard Higgins, president.

Swan Street Lofts LP

Headquarters: Albany

Description: Project by Norstar and Albany Housing Authority renovating old high school into Academy Lofts building.

Principal: Unknown

Conifer Realty LLC

Headquarters: Rochester

Description: Nationally ranked full-service real estate company that develops, builds, owns and manages affordable housing communities. Has developed and/or acquired more than 260 properties and more than 19,400 units, and now manages/owns over 14,600 in N.Y., N.J., Pa., Md. and Ohio.

Principal: Timothy D. Fournier, president and CEO

Pyramid Network Services LLC

Headquarters: Syracuse

Description: Leading nationwide communications systems contractor that designs, develops and deploys wireless communications networks, offering property acquisition, zoning/permitting, project management and construction management services. Has completed work on more than 19,500 sites nationwide. Affiliate of Pyramid Brokerage Co.

Principal: Mark Zagger, director of business development

Center Armory

Headquarters: Syracuse

Description: Mixed-use real estate development in former warehouse district, redeveloped by Paramount Realty Group LLC

Principal: Robert Doucette, partner

STV Group Inc.

Headquarters: New York

Description: Engineering and architectural consulting and design firm that also offers planning and construction management services.

Principal: Dominick M. Servedio, executive chairman

Carnegie Management Inc.

Headquarters: Brooklyn

Description: Real estate management company

Principal: Isaac Jacobs

3Gi Terminals LLC

Headquarters: Syracuse

Description: Joint venture formed to create new inland port on 100 acres of land in suburb of Manlius. Received endorsement from Central New York Regional Economic Development Council.

Principal: Brian Macrae, project manager

Competitive Power Ventures Holdings LLC (CPV Valley LLC)

Headquarters: Silver Spring, Md.

Description: Leading North American electric power generation development and asset management company, with two projects in New York State, including Athens and CPV Valley LLC

Principal: Gary Lambert, co-founder, president and CEO

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP and WOH Government Solutions

Headquarters: Albany

Description: Largest law firm in Albany, with specialty practice in legislative and regulatory lobbying

Principal: Richard E. Leckerling, co-managing partner

Potomac Strategies LLC

Headquarters: Unknown

Description: Unknown

Principal: Unknown

– Jonathan D. Epstein