PHILADELPHIA (January 18, 2023) – Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP is proud to announce that Leonard B. Altieri, III, an associate in the Real Estate and Finance Department, has been elected as Treasurer of the Delaware County Redevelopment Authority (RDA).
“It has been a rewarding experience to serve on the RDA over the past year and help promote economic growth in Delaware County,” said Altieri. “I look forward to my new role as Treasurer, and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving the residents of Delaware County.”
Altieri focuses his practice on the land use and zoning aspects of real estate development. He works collaboratively with numerous municipalities and governmental agencies to achieve zoning and/or land use approval for various types of residential and commercial construction projects. He also has experience representing various Municipalities and Zoning Hearing Boards where he advised and defended his clients on Zoning & Land Use, Federal Civil Rights, Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, Public Official Liability and Premises Liability.
Altieri is extensively involved in his local community, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors. He is a former member of the Marple Newtown Board of School Directors, where he served from 2013 to 2019, holding various leadership positions on the School Board. Prior to his election to the Board of Supervisors in 2019, Altieri also served on the Newtown Township Planning Commission from 2013 to 2018, serving as Commission Secretary from 2015 to 2018.
He received his J.D. from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and his B.A. from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
About Delaware County Redevelopment Authority (RDA)
The RDA is an independent governmental agency consisting of five members appointed by the Delaware County Council. The RDA is under the umbrella of the Delaware County Economic Development Oversight Board (EDOB) and is an affiliate page of the Delaware County Commerce Center. The Authority’s primary responsibility is to assist the County and its municipalities in stimulating economic revitalization and growth and acts as the vehicle for condemnation and development within the county. In certain circumstances, it has the power of eminent domain for private development. It also administers the county Brownfield’s pilot program.