Chief Executive Officer
Hal became president and CEO of Sidney Fetner Associates in 1988. Under Hal’s direction, Fetner Properties has become one of the most respected development companies in New York real estate, focusing on affordable and market rate housing. He has earned the reputation as one of the foremost green sustainable builders in the city, having built multiple LEED® Gold residential buildings. Prior to joining Sidney Fetner Associates, he served the State of New York for three years as a clerk for the Honorable Joe Hynes, special prosecutor of the State of New York.
Hal is a member of the Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management Advisory Council and the Whitman Real Estate Advisory Board. He also created the Fetner Program Fund Scholarship at the Whitman School, dedicated to students pursuing sustainability.
Hal sits on the Board of Governors and the Executive Board of the Real Estate Board of New York, and recently joined the Board of Trustees of the Citizens Budget Commission — a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization pursuing constructive change in the finances and services of New York City and states.
Hal graduated from the Whitman School of Management, and earned a juris doctor from New York Law School. He and his family reside in Westchester.