Steven L. Aiello

Director of Community & External Relations

Assistant Director of Finance

Steven L. Aiello serves as Director of Community & External Relations and Assistant Director of Finance at COR Development.

As Director of Community & External Relations, Steven is responsible for overseeing public affairs initiatives for COR Development. In this capacity, Steven manages relationships with internal and external stakeholders in the private, non-profit and government sectors ensuring that COR’s strategic activities are aligned with the community and local economic development initiatives.

As Assistant Director of Finance, Steven is responsible for managing relationships with financial lending and investment institutions. Steven assists with the origination, negotiation, debt and equity placement on existing assets and new development projects, and is intimately involved in the predevelopment of new projects.

Prior to joining COR, Steven served in the public sector as Policy Advisor in the New York State Executive Chamber working on a variety of state and federal policy issues. Prior to that role, he held a position in economic development at New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR). 

Steven is a graduate of Arizona State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a minor in Urban Planning. He holds a Master of Public Administration, with a concentration in Management and Finance, from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and is currently matriculated in the Master of Business Administration program at the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College.

Activities & Affiliations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Full Member
  • Council of Development Finance Agencies, Member