The Carey Group LLC
Real estate development and government relations specialists


Stephen J. Hayes
(212) 912-3662
(212) 912-3667

Stephen J. HayesStephen Hayes is Executive Vice President of The Carey Group LLC, where he has been since 2005. His expertise is in team-building and coordination/management of projects and processes in relation to real estate development opportunities.

At The Carey Group, Mr. Hayes has lead various development teams through varying municipal RFP/other solicitation processes to successful designation and contract negotiations. He works with stakeholders of all kinds, including community groups and elected officials, to represent clients and facilitate communication and interaction for the benefit of each project. And he structures partnerships and evolves teams to efficiently and effectively advance projects.

Mr. Hayes works on a variety of projects types, most particularly real estate projects involving mix-used, residential (market, low-income and affordable), retail and/or industrial developments.

Prior to joining The Carey Group LLC, Mr. Hayes was Vice President of Real Estate Development at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC). In his time at EDC (1994-2005), Mr. Hayes was responsible for many of EDCís highest profile and largest projects, including the development of office space and industrial corporate parks, luxury as well as affordable housing developments, cultural facility development, retail developments, and a variety of community development planning studies.

Mr. Hayes has professional degrees in real estate development/architecture (Harvard University), landscape architecture (Cornell University) and urban planning (Columbia University).