Director of Real Estate Development
Kirk Goodrich is in charge of Monadnock's real estate development and affordable housing efforts. Prior to joining Monadnock, Kirk ran the tax credit syndication business for Enterprise Community Investment in the Northeast Region. Kirk received a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University, a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign,and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.
Director of Real Estate Operations
Tom Ciano is the Vice President of Operations at Monadnock Development. In this role, he undertakes development of specific projects and also oversees conversion activities, ongoing asset management efforts, and back office functions for the company.
Tom has served as the Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Homeless Services, and was the founding Executive Director of two not-for-profit housing development entities: Neighborhood Restore in New York, and Restore Neighborhoods LA in Los
Tom received a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University, a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.
Vice President / Project Developer
Frank Dubinsky is responsible for managing the development process for a number of Monadnock's mixed-income projects across the City, including the recently completed Park Clinton in Midtown Manhattan. In 2010, he developed Metro 125, Monadnock's first LEED Silver development as part of the East Harlem Media Entertainment and Cultural Center, a 1.7 million SF mixed-use development. Mr. Dubinsky wrote the winning proposal for Hunter's Point South's first two buildings and manages Monadnock's interest in the development.
Prior to joining Monadnock, Mr. Dubinsky was an investment officer at the AFL-CIO Investment Trusts for
five years, investing in affordable and market-rate housing across the country. Investments in New York City include financing the tenant purchase of West Village Houses, the renovation of Workman's Circle Multicare Center and the Urban Glass House.
Mr. Dubinsky has a Bachelor's degree from Stanford University in Urban Studies with a concentration in Architecture and Urban Design.
Jonathan Veach joined Monadnock's development group
in 2015 as a Project Developer. He is responsible for
managing the development process for various projects
across the city, including the development of Nehemiah
Spring Creek, a multi-phased master planned development
in East New York.
Prior to joining Monadnock, Mr. Veach spent two years as a Housing Fellow with HPD-HDC learning the inner workings of affordable housing in New York City. Prior to the housing fellowship, he spent 6 years at Evolution Capital Management. Mr. Veach received a Bachelors degree in Economics from Princeton University and a Masters degree in Non-Profit Management from Columbia University.
Colette Gill Pierre
Senior Asset Manager
Colette Gill Pierre is responsible for monitoring the portfolio of LIHTC projects as well as mixed used properties to
ensure the financial and physical viability of all assets. Prior to joining Monadnock Development, Ms. Gill Pierre was
the Chief Operating Officer for Bridge Street Development Corporation where she was responsible for the day to day
operations of the organization. Ms. Gill Pierre has worked in the real estate development field for 20+ years and has held positions as Senior Vice President of Programs, and Director of Real Estate Development.
Colette Gill Pierre holds a B. S. degree in Political Science from the Hunter College and a Master's of Urban Planning from Hunter College.
Zach Somsel-Longmore is a Project Developer who began at Monadnock in June of 2016. He is involved in
projects during all phases of development. His project work includes the conversion of the Compass 1A & 1B
buildings to permanent financing and overseeing the construction phases of 530 Exterior St. and 491 Gerard Ave., which are part of the River Avenue Management Development Project.
Preceding his employment at Monadanock Development, Zach had worked for 9 years as an architect in both St. Louis, MO and Denver, CO. During that time he functioned as a Project Manager and Project Architect and completed commercial projects totaling 6.5 million square feet. He has obtained his Master in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Beth Cooper Lawrence
Beth Cooper Lawrence joined Monadnock Development in May 2013 to act as a liaison between the outside Project Architects and the Monadnock development and construction team. Her responsibilities include predevelopment design and accessibility review as well as general construction document coordination.
Beth Cooper Lawrence has over 30 years of Affordable Housing experience in New York City. During her 15 years as principal of Beth Cooper Lawrence Architect PC, she specialized in renovation and adaptive reuse, providing architectural services to private owners, not for profit organizations, developers and community groups. Since then, she has worked with developers of new construction, working with many of the affordable housing programs created by HPD.