Daniel G. Hayes
Daniel G. Hayes is a principal and the Chief Operating Officer of the real property and capital asset work-out firm Keldar Advisors based in Tarrytown, New York. Previously he served in-house as the executive officer winding up a $ 300 million development firm based in Yonkers, New York, as well as president and CEO of a publicly-traded residential development company from its incorporation in 2004. Mr. Hayes worked as special counsel to Homes for America Holdings (HFAH), since its formation in 1996, where he also served on the board of directors since 1998. During this tenure, Mr. Hayes represented HFAH in its successful acquisition of development and improved properties in Florida, Texas, New York, Connecticut, and Indiana. Further, he was responsible for overseeing the legal compliance for public and private mezzanine financing, tax-exempt bonds, tax-increment financing, and tax credits for multiple projects.
Mr. Hayes is a business attorney and executive with twenty-seven (27) years of progressively responsible advisory and managerial projects as outside and in-house counsel and in public service, responsible for supervision of national projects requiring governmental applications, sophisticated finance and documentation, and complex regulatory planning and compliance. His private legal practice of law focused on corporate governance, commercial real estate, and secured finance.
Prior to 1990, Daniel G. Hayes served as general counsel and corporate officer at The Rojac Group, Inc., a real estate development firm in Rockville, Maryland. He was Chief Operating Officer and corporate director for ETICAM Management Company, an environmental management firm in Alexandria, Virginia, and before that he practiced as a municipal bond and finance attorney in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Mr. Hayes received his B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Northwestern University in 1979, his J.D. from Cornell University in 1982, and is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.