Donald A. Capoccia is a partner with BFC Partners, a development company specializing in affordable and mixed-income housing in New York City, and is president of BFC Construction Company. He is also a founder and president of New York State Association for Affordable Housing. Capoccia graduated in 1979 from the State University of New York at Buffalo with an undergraduate degree in urban affairs and later earned a master’s degree in urban planning from Hunter College in 1982. He has served on the boards of numerous civic and arts organizations, including the New York State Council for the Arts. He has been a member of the United Nations Development Corporation and the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York, and was appointed in 2011 to the Battery Park City Authority.