Sandra A. Nasca, Esq.


Ms. Nasca’s practice concentrates on the areas of economic development, contract negotiation, municipal finance and tax law, assisting clients in obtaining governmental incentives for economic development projects, and providing legal advice on Federal and State tax credits available through the New York State Empire Zone Program, the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program, and the Federal Renewal Community, Historic Rehabilitation, and New Market Tax Credit Programs. She also represents clients in commercial lending and commercial real estate transactions.

Ms. Nasca received a BA from Boston College in 1985, a Masters Degree in Tax Law from New York University in 1989, and her Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1988. She has been admitted to practice in all courts of the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, and the United States Tax Court.

Prior to joining The Knoer Group PLLC, Ms. Nasca served as Chief Legal Counsel to the Office of Strategic Planning for the City of Buffalo, and as General Counsel to the Buffalo Economic Renaissance Corporation and the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation. In addition, she was the Environmental Director for the City of Buffalo, responsible for the investigation and remediation of municipally-owned Brownfield and hazardous waste sites. During her tenure as an attorney for the City and its development agencies, Ms. Nasca was responsible for negotiating contracts with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the State of New York, and the County of Erie.

She is a member of the Environmental Law Committee of the Bar Association of Erie County, and was named to Business First’s and Buffalo Law Journal’s 2007 Who’s Who for Best Lawyers in Western New York.