Jason Kaye is a senior vice president in the Community Development Banking Group at Bank of America. In this role, Kaye provides financing and tax credit equity for multifamily affordable housing.
Kaye joined Bank of America in 2016. Previously, he was with Citigroup for five years, on Citi Community Capital's project finance team. Prior to joining Citi, Kaye worked at Trufund Financial Services, a national CDFI where he underwrote community development loans and managed the company's NMTC entity, Empowerment Reinvestment Fund. In that capacity, he was responsible for deal sourcing, capital raising, and execution of NMTC investments and leverage lending. Before joining Trufund, Kaye was a vice president at a real estate advisory firm specializing in economic development incentives, real estate development consulting, land use/zoning, and lobbying on behalf of real estate developers and Fortune 500 companies. He began his career as an analyst at the New York City Economic Development Corporation under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and worked on the mayor's South Bronx Initiative, comprised of various city agencies, to create a development framework to support revitalization of the South Bronx.
Kaye received his B.A., magna cum laude, in political science from Binghamton University. He also holds an M.R.P. from Cornell AAP with a focus on economic development, and an M.S. in real estate finance from New York University (NYU). Kaye went through the Credit Training Program at NYU and holds a Series 7, 52, and 63 licenses. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Catalyst Miami and Broward Housing Solutions, both community development nonprofits in South Florida.