Board of Directors

Buffalo Place Inc. is directed by a 15-member volunteer Board of Directors, composed of eight property owner representatives elected by the property owner members, five public officials, (including the Mayor, the Erie County Third District Legislator, a Common Council Member designee and designees for the County Executive and NFTA Chairman) and two tenant representatives appointed by the County Executive and the Mayor.  The Buffalo Place Board of Directors meets monthly.

Buffalo Place Inc. Board of Directors (Officers*)

Keith M. Belanger, Chairman*
Senior Vice President - M&T Bank
Paul F. Ciminelli
President and CEO - Ciminelli Development
Anthony J. Colucci III, President & Vice Chairman*
Colucci & Gallaher, PC
Stephen P. Fitzmaurice
Chief Operating Officer - Seneca One Realty LLC
Howard A. Zemsky, Vice President*
Managing Partner - Taurus Capitol Partners LLC
Michael P. Hughes
Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer - Kaleida Health
Michael T. Schmand, Vice President*
Executive Director - Buffalo Place Inc.
The Honorable Barbara Miller-Williams
Erie County Legislator - 1st District
Robert M. Glaser, Treasuer*
Managing Director - Freed Maxick
Carl P. Paladino
President - Ellicott Development Company
Christopher L. Jacobs, Secretary*
President - Avalon Development LLC
The Honorable Darius G. Pridgen
Council Member - Ellicott District
W. Morgan Smith, Assistant Secretary*
Depurty Executive Director - Buffalo Place Inc.
Paul L. Snyder III
President & CEO - Snyder Corporation
James F. Forton, Counsel*
Forton & Forton Attorneys
Rocco Termini
President, Signature Development, Buffalo, LLC
The Honorable Byron W. Brown
Mayor, City of Buffalo
Commissioner Maria R. Whyte
Erie County - Office of Environment and Planning
  Mark F. Zies
Senior Vice President, HSBC Bank USA