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This edition: Kenneth Knuckles, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 3, 2010.

On this episode of BuildingNY, Host Michael Stoler sits down with Kenneth Knuckles, President and CEO of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone was created under the Clinton Administration to revitalize distressed communities by using public funds and tax incentives to spur private investment. On this episode, Mr. Knuckles discusses his time in the military during the 1960’s, his early jobs at ConEdison and the Arch Program, his interest in real estate development and investment, his legal understanding in retail law, as well as his rise to becoming CEO and the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone.

Guest List

Kenneth Knuckles President & CEO, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone

Michael Stoler Host, The Stoler Report