Michael Eliahu

Accounting: Director of Construction Finance

Started with Harmony Housing Affordable Development, successor to Greystone Affordable Development: 2018

Michael is responsible for the continual assessment of all projects upon the closing of construction or permanent loans. Working closely with Greystone’s accounting, construction, and development teams along with external partners, his responsibility is to ensure that all projects cost certify, stabilize, and obtain 8609 filings from issuing authorities in a timely manner. Michael is responsible for the reporting and analysis of the properties’ operating performance along with timely deliverables to any external stakeholders (investors, lenders, etc.). Prior to his current role, Michael spent 3 years as an analyst underwriting LIHTC projects, which has certainly contributed to his understanding of the LIHTC deal lifecycle.

Prior to his employment at Greystone, Michael worked in the financial sector for over 10 years as an analyst at Credit Suisse, The Bank of New York Mellon, and The Pantry, where he gained extensive experience in both back-office operations and financial planning and analysis.  Michael also worked for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, where he contributed to the transformation of how Medicaid expenditures are forecasted.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Economics from Binghamton University, along with a Master’s degree of Finance from Baruch College. He also holds the Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designation.

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