Kevin J. Zanner
Mr. Zanner is a member of the Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Business/Corporate, Commercial Real Estate and Economic Development Practice Groups and serves on the firm’s Board of Directors. He regularly works with business and non-profit organizations on entity formation and business structuring, contract matters, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, real estate development transactions, employment, licensing and regulatory compliance matters.
He devotes a significant portion of his practice to the representation of public sector economic development agencies. In that capacity, Mr. Zanner has worked on numerous transactions involving the remediation, acquisition and sale of brownfield properties, construction, financing and debt-restructuring arrangements, contract matters, procurement, IDA transactions and grant program agreements. He has also assisted public authorities regarding compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements.
Mr. Zanner serves as Secretary of the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation and the Buffalo Brownfield Restoration Corporation, and is Assistant Secretary for the Town of Amherst Industrial Development Agency and the Amherst Development Corporation. Mr. Zanner recently completed a five-year term as a member of the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors at The Foundry Buffalo, whose mission is to increase Buffalo, NY neighborhood prosperity by empowering individuals through education and entrepreneurship.
Mr. Zanner has been recognized in New York Super Lawyer’s Magazine and Buffalo Business First’s list of Who’s Who in Law in the Business/Corporate law category. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Erie County Bar Association, the New York State Economic Development Council and the Urban Land Institute.
He received his undergraduate degree (B.A., cum laude, Phi Alpha Theta) from the State University of New York at Geneseo and his law degree (J.D., cum laude) from the University at Buffalo School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Buffalo Law Review.