Welcome to ELA!

The Eastern Lenders Association (ELA) is a non-profit consortium of FHA-approved lenders and industry partners who are active in the financing and servicing of HUD-insured multifamily properties in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. 

The ELA serves to foster communication and collaboration between it's members and HUD Multifamily Leadership and staff in the Northeast Region. The ELA provides a consolidated voice in to order to facilitate critical information flow between its members and HUDELA’s Annual Conference and its other member events throughout the year provide forums for renewing and maintaining important relationships with HUD, for fostering dialogue on policy initiatives, and for providing training and feedback on the implementation of recent changes at HUD and in its processes.

The ELA thanks you for your involvement. Should you have suggestions, concerns, or issues that are important to you, please do not hesitate to contact the ELA Board at [email protected].

Join Eastern Lenders Today!

Your organization's membership supports the ELA and its mission - thank you! Included benefits:

  • Access to registration for the annual ELA Conference and HUD Coffees with Lenders held every year in New York, Boston, and Baltimore
  • Enables newer to industry individuals to join the ELA's Emerging Professionals Group (EPG) for peer networking
  • Access to the ELA's resource library
2024 Membership Form

Board Members

Charley Conkling, President
Susan Monaco, Vice President
Michael Torreyson, Treasurer
Michelle Smee, Secretary
Dawn Robertson, Director at Large
Amy Long, Director at Large
Eric Keifer, Director at Large

Meet the Board