Joseph A. Crivelli

Joseph A. Crivelli

CPA, Partner

1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
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Joseph Crivelli is a partner at Friedman LLP,  leader of the Affordable Housing practice, and a member of the firm's Real Estate Group. He specializes in this area and works extensively with commercial and residential real estate developers, lenders, owners, investors, syndicators, and management companies.


Prior to joining Friedman, Joseph worked in private industry for five years, primarily at a major financial services company. He consults on compliance, accounting and tax issues that impact the real estate industry. Joseph is particularly involved in working with developers, financial institutions and investors in the affordable housing industry.

His expertise includes:

  • Working with all types of housing and financial assistance programs, including low-income housing tax credits, tax-exempt bond-financed transactions, Section 8, Section 236 IRP Decoupling, and HUD and State Agency Programs
  • Designing optimal financing structures that meet the requirements of all relevant grant and tax credit programs
  • Consulting on the compliance requirements of affordable housing projects
  • Providing audit, tax and consulting services for many public and private equity funds with investments in various industries, including commercial real estate, market rate, affordable and workforce housing
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Securities and Exchange Commission Practice Committee, Former Member; Real Estate Accounting Committee, Former Member; Government Auditing Standards Committee, Former Member; Hotel Committee, Former Member; and Construction Contractors Committee, Former Member
  • New York State Association for Affordable Housing
  • International Council of Shopping Centers