NIA C. CHOLAKIS
Vice President/Corporate Counsel
As Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Rosetti Development Companies and its affiliated entities, Nia Cholakis is the company’s chief legal officer. Ms. Cholakis works with all of the company’s departments and affiliates on a wide range of matters, including new development projects, financing, leasing, management, acquisitions, employment matters, and litigation management.
Prior to joining Rosetti Development Companies in 2005, Ms. Cholakis was Of Counsel to The Galesi Group of Companies, General Counsel to Barry, Bette & LedDuke and Columbia Development Companies. During her association with The Galesi Group of Companies, Nia also served as North Greenbush Town Justice and North Greenbush Deputy Attorney for Special Districts.
Ms. Cholakis began her legal career at Krolick and DeGraff and she continued as a Partner with the law firm of Hodgson Russ in its Albany, New York office after that firm acquired Krolick and DeGraff.
Nia’s background in real estate includes extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate finance, development and leasing.
Nia is a graduate of Union College and Western New England College School of Law.
Ms. Cholakis is active in a number of non-profit programs, including serving as President of the St. Barbara’s Philoptochos Society and a volunteer for Family Promise of the Capital Region.