Sadie McKeown is Senior Vice President and Director of Field Offices. In this capacity, Ms. McKeown provides both leadership and strategic direction to all of CPC’s Regional Field Offices as they continue to foster partnerships with CPC’s headquarters and external community and governmental agencies.
Since, 2008, Ms. McKeown has spearheaded CPC's innovative Green Financing Initiative. The program is aimed at greening multi-family buildings in low-income communities throughout the state. The program combines public incentives for energy retrofits with private dollars to reduce a borrower's energy, heat and water costs as well as lower their carbon footprint.
Ms. McKeown has been with CPC since 1996, and previously served as Senior Vice President and Director of Lending in CPC's Hudson Valley Region. In this position, she oversaw the entire lending process from origination through underwriting, construction supervision and conversion to permanent financing.
Prior to this, in 1992, Ms. McKeown started her career at CPC as a Mortgage Originator.
In Upstate New York, Ms. McKeown led CPC's Downtown Main Street initiatives. Under this program, CPC seeks to concentrate its financial products and creativity in support of local revitalization efforts. Ms. McKeown has used these redevelopment tools as a guide for assisting other municipalities with their revitalization plans.
Ms. McKeown volunteers as a Board member for several non-profits including Community Capital Resources, a small CDFI loan fund involved in all facets of economic empowerment. She volunteers for organizations which support the creation and maintenance of affordable housing throughout the region. Ms. McKeown is a member of the Moderate Income Housing Board in Tarrytown, where she lives, and is helping to advise on affordable projects and policies in the Village.
Ms. McKeown graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications and earned her Masters Degree in Human Services Administration with a concentration in Housing from Cornell University.