Patrick Blanchfield

Vice President, Environmental & Land Use Planning
Patrick Blanchfield

A city planner, Patrick’s primary focus includes area-wide rezonings and redevelopment projects involving housing, mixed-use residential, and commercial developments.

Patrick manages all aspects of environmental reviews and helps government agencies, developers, architects, and attorneys navigate the regulatory process and meet project objectives. He has an expansive understanding of the City’s land use and development process and a thorough knowledge of the environmental requirements of the New York City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR), New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HUD), and State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). He has participated in some of New York City’s largest rezoning proposals.

Previously the Executive Director of Environmental Planning at HUD, Patrick oversaw compliance with city, state, and federal environmental requirements for affordable housing initiatives.