New York Social Equity Cannabis Investment Fund

Solicitation #:7585
Issue Date:05/12/2022
Proposal Due:06/08/2022 - 3:00 PM
Classification:Professional Services
Type:Request for Proposal (RFP)
Status:Awarded
Contract Terms
Approximately 10 years
Location Where Goods to be Delivered or Service Performed
Statewide

New York Social Equity Cannabis Investment Fund, LP, a to-be-formed New York limited partnership (the “Partnership” or the “Fund”), is intended to be a social impact investment fund exclusively dedicated to financing the establishment,  development, leasing, and initial build out of storefront conditional adult-use retail cannabis dispensaries (“Dispensaries”) in New York State for operation by social equity licensees (“Social Equity Licensees”) selected by New York State Office of Cannabis Management (“OCM”) and the Cannabis Control Board (“CCB”), as contemplated by Chapter 7-A of the Consolidated Laws (2021-2022 Regular Sessions) (the “NY Cannabis Law”). The business and affairs of the Partnership will be established and managed by its to-be-identified fund sponsor, general partner and fund manager (collectively, the “Fund Operators”) pursuant to the terms of an investment management agreement (the “IMA”) and the Limited Partnership Agreement (the “Limited Partnership Agreement”) entered into by and between the Partnership and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (“DASNY”) or a subsidiary thereof.  Pursuant to Chapter 58 of the Laws of 2022 (Part II), DASNY has been authorized to coordinate the creation of the Fund in consultation with the OCM.

The Dormitory Authority State of New York (DASNY) is seeking proposals from Respondents to serve as fund sponsor, general partner, and fund manager (collectively, the Fund Operators). This procurement seeks Respondents that can either directly, or through affiliated entities, serve in all three capacities as fund sponsor, general partner, and fund manager to the Fund. The objective of this procurement is to select and contract with the most qualified Respondent capable of establishing and managing the business and affairs the to-be-formed Fund.

Services provided by the Fund Operators will be pursuant to the terms of an investment management agreement (the “IMA”) and the Limited Partnership Agreement (the “Limited Partnership Agreement”) entered into by and between the Partnership and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (“DASNY”) or a subsidiary thereof. 

Firms interested in responding to this solicitation may access the RFP and related documents from DASNY’s website at https://www.dasny.org/opportunities/rfps-bids/professional-services/.

To locate the RFP go to RFP 7585 / View the full details for this opportunity / Attachments. The deadline for responses to the RFP is 3:00 pm on June 8, 2022. Responses received after this date will not be accepted.

In accordance with State Finance Law § 139-j and § 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between Dormitory Authority personnel and an Offeror during the procurement process. The designated staff for this procurement is Ame Breheny, Email: ([email protected]). Contacts made to other Dormitory Authority personnel regarding this procurement may disqualify the Offeror and affect future procurements with governmental entities in the State of New York. Please refer to the Authority’s website (www.dasny.org) for Authority policy and procedures regarding this law, or the OGS website (https://ogs.ny.gov/acpl) for more information about this law. All proposers, domestic and foreign, must be in compliance with New York State business registration requirements. Contact the NYS Department of State regarding compliance.

Primary Contact

Ame Breheny

Contract Administrator

DASNY

Professional Services

Albany

515 Broadway

Albany, New York 12207

United States

Phone: 518-888-4464

Email: [email protected]

Secondary Contact

Kara Mallard

Chief

DASNY

Professional Services

515 Broadway

Albany, NY 12207

United States

Email: [email protected]

Submit To Contact

Ame Breheny

Contract Administrator

DASNY

Professional Services

Albany

515 Broadway

Albany, New York 12207

United States

Phone: 518-888-4464

Email: [email protected]

Company Name Contact Name Phone Email Website Fax Designation Goods/Services
ADT Commercial Andy Fleet 8058339127 [email protected] https://www.adt.com/commercial/cannabis ADT Commercial is involved in securing the cannabis industry with an extensive solutions portfolio applied with a risk-based and compliance-driven approach that accounts for the states and jurisdictions in which organizations operate.

Access control
Intrusion alarm systems
Video systems
perimeter and physical security
Safes and vaults
POS analytics
Fire alarm systems
CO2 detection systems
ATM/Cash recycling machines
Centralized monitoring


Chimera Integrations Ryan O'Donnell 3153789794 [email protected] www.chimeraintegrations.com Our specialties include the system design, installation, and programming of surveillance cameras, access control, monitored burglar alarms, monitored fire alarms, active shooter and panic systems, flood and air quality alarms, elevator and emergency phone systems, PA/mass notification audio systems, nurse call and patient support systems, and other low voltage security technologies.
Eagle Security & Protection Inc. Malissa Celestin 7182194268 [email protected] www.eaglesecurity-protectioninc.com
  • Minority Owned Business (MBE)
  • Women Owned Business (WBE)
  • NYS Certified Minority Owned Business (NYS-Cert. MBE)
  • NYS Certified Women Owned Business (NYS-Cert. WBE)
SECURITY SERVICE, FIRE GUARD SERVICES fire safety services and flagman/crossing guard services
Good Tree Capital Justus Pugh 7737011077 [email protected] goodtree. capital
  • Minority Owned Business (MBE)
JAG Capital, LLC Laurence Galli 17186193532
Mancini Duffy Layla Vrabel 6464957044 www.manciniduffy.com
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
MKI Group LLC. (dba IS3 Solutions) John 321-282-6122 [email protected] www.IS3sol.com
  • Minority Owned Business (MBE)
 Access Control Card Reader
 Biometric Systems
 Analytics
 Command & Control Systems
 Communications Networks
 Cloud & On-Premise Based Systems
 Wired & Wireless Options
 Low Voltage Cabling Solutions
 Design Build
 Turnkey AV
 Rack, Stack & Turnup Services
 Patch Cable Management
 Moves, Adds & Changes
 Hosted & Managed Services
 IP Security
 Intrusion Systems
SIALCC mohammad zaka 6465459179 [email protected]
  • Minority Owned Business (MBE)
  • NYS Certified Minority Owned Business (NYS-Cert. MBE)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
The Gordon Supply Company Eitan Berkovitch 718 527 8827 [email protected] gordonsupply.com 718 527 8955
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Oldest supplier of rebar and mesh in New York City
Winning Paradise Winning Paradise 9876543210 [email protected] https://www.winningparadise.com/
  • Minority Owned Business (MBE)

Firms responding to Request for Proposal (RFP).

RfpNoeoidueFirmNameAddress1address2CitystatecodeZIP5ContactPersonPhoneNumberEmail
75856/8/2022Social Equity Impact Ventures, LLC100 Wall StreetFl 18New YorkNew York10005William Thompson, Jr. 917-804-4517[email protected]
75856/8/2022Good Tree Capital Partners Fund222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza P.O. Box 4071Chicago Illinois60654Seke Ballard206-240-0574[email protected]

The Contractor listed below has been awarded the Contract for the above listed Project as of the date provided.

RfpNoeoidueFirmNameAddress1address2CitystatecodeZIP5ContactPersonPhoneNumberEmail
75856/8/2022Social Equity Impact Ventures, LLC100 Wall StreetFl 18New YorkNew York10005William Thompson, Jr. 917-804-4517[email protected]