Jason P. Capizzi will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute

Jason P. Capizzi will be a featured speaker at the National Business Institute (NBI) CLE seminar “Ensuring Local Governments Comply with the Law”, and will deliver a presentation entitled “Public Finance Matters”.  The seminar will be held on December 9, 2019 at the Courtyard Princeton (to register, see: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/83964ER?ctname=SPKEM), and on December 12, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hasbrouck Heights (to register, see: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/83965ER?ctname=SPKEM).  The seminar has been approved for 7.20 NJ CLE credits (including 1.20 ethics credits).

Jason P. Capizzi closes COPS refunding for The North Hudson Sewerage Authority

Jason P. Capizzi acted as Special Counsel to The North Hudson Sewerage Authority in connection with its issuance of $160,625,000 Gross Revenue Senior Lien Lease Certificates, Series 2019 (Federally Taxable), authenticated November 22, 2019 (the “Certificates”).  S&P Global Ratings, acting through Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC (“S&P”), assigned the Certificates an insured credit rating of “AA” (stable outlook) based upon the issuance of a Municipal Bond Insurance Policy by Assured Guaranty Municipal Corp.  S&P and Fitch Ratings have assigned the Certificates an underlying rating of “A+” (stable outlook) and “A” (positive outlook), respectively.  The Certificates finally mature on June 1, 2044 and have a true interest cost of 3.645153%.  RBC Capital Markets, LLC was the Underwriter of the Certificates.

Bergen County’s Top Lawyers 2019

We are proud that 21 Winne Banta attorneys were listed in Bergen Magazine’s “Bergen County’s To Lawyers 2019” in 13 areas of the law, including:
– Appellate Law – Gary Redish
– Aviation – Carolyn Geraci Frome
– Banking & Financial – Joseph Basralian, Thomas Cangialosi, Richard Kahn
– Business Law – Robert Kleeblatt, Gary Redish
– Commercial Litigation – Michael Cohen
– Education – Robert Jacobs
– Family Law – Ronald Abramson, Dennis Harraka, Thomas McConnell
– Government/Administrative – Stanley Turitz
– Labor & Employment – Kenneth Lehn
– Land Use/Environmental – Bruce Rosenberg, Michael Stingone
– Real Estate – Joseph Basralian, Richard Kahn, Ian Kleeblatt, Robert Kleeblatt, Michael Stingone, Richard Wolloch
– Tax Law – Arthur Goldberg
– Wills, Trusts & Estates – Peter Bakarich, Martin Dever, Jeffrey Love

Jason P. Capizzi closes bond financing for the Township of Morris

Jason P. Capizzi serves as Bond Counsel to the Township of Morris.  The Township successfully issued $12,360,000 General Obligation Bonds, consisting of $12,343,000 General Improvement Bonds and $17,000 Pool Utility Bonds, dated November 18, 2019 to Robert W. Baird & Co.  Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. has assigned a credit rating of “Aaa” to the Bonds, which finally mature on November 1, 2029 and have a true interest cost of 1.8441%.

Jason P. Capizzi closes note financing for the Township of Weehawken

Jason P. Capizzi serves as Bond Counsel to the Township of Weehawken.  The Township successfully issued a $240,000 Special Emergency Note dated November 12, 2019 to Amboy Bank.  The Note bears interest at the rate of 1.52% per annum (computed on the basis of a 360-day year) payable at maturity on November 12, 2020.

Jason P. Capizzi closes note financing for the Township of Weehawken

Jason P. Capizzi serves as Bond Counsel to the Township of Weehawken.  The Township successfully issued $8,198,000 of Notes, consisting of a $1,698,000 Bond Anticipation Note; and a $7,500,000 Taxable Tax Anticipation Note of 2019-2020 dated October 29, 2019 to Amboy Bank.  The Notes bear interest at the rate of 1.52% per annum (computed on the basis of a 360-day year) payable at maturity; the BAN matures on February 27, 2020 and the TAN matures on June 24, 2020.

Anderson Street

In September, of this year, Winne Banta represented Alkova in its application for a six-story, 222-unit building on Anderson Street in Hackensack, adjacent to the train station.  The building will include 3,500 square feet of retail space, on-site parking, a pool and other amenities.  The 1.46-acre project was assembled from four separate property owners.

 

Hackensack University Medical Center

Winne Banta represented Hackensack University Medical Center in its application to the City of Hackensack Planning Board for Preliminary and Final Site Plan approval with respect to the demolition/razing of existing buildings and the construction of a building addition along the easterly portion of the existing hospital building.  The 530,000 square foot building addition will span over Second Street and will include a ground-floor lobby and drop-off/pick-up area.  The addition will include 24 new operating rooms, 50 ICU beds and shell space for an additional 25 future ICU beds.  One hundred fifty medical surgical rooms will be relocated from the existing facility to the new building.