Vertical Consultants
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Vertical Consultants proudly announces its client, the New York City Housing Authority (“NYCHA”), is expanding its relationship with the firm. The NYCHA was the first agency in the United States to provide low income housing throughout New York City, currently housing more than 400,000 residents and managing 325 public housing units.

Vertical Consultants’ services shall include providing the NYCHA assistance with valuation and negotiation of multiple cell site leases the agency is being offered or presently has in place with wireless carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. These agreements cover rooftops of NYCHA buildings located throughout New York City.

Hugh Odom, President and Founder of Vertical Consultants, states, “The Vertical Consultants team is proud to provide the New York Housing Authority with services that can assist in the New York Housing Authority maximizing revenue it receives from the use of its properties and, in turn, being able to use those revenues to assist low-income families find housing. We hope our ability to share our expertise with the New York City Housing Authority affords them opportunities both in the short and, as importantly, the long-term.

In 2019, Vertical Consultants was able to increase cell tower rents for their landowner clients by an average of 306%. Since Vertical Consultants’ inception into the wireless industry in 2010, they have negotiated almost $500 million dollars in new cell site rent for its clients.

Vertical Consultants was founded by Hugh Odom, a former AT&T attorney for more than 10 years, and is comprised of a group of wireless industry veterans with decades of combined experience. Vertical Consultants specializes in issues surrounding the wireless telecom industry and prides itself as a source of information and advocate for property owners. To learn more about Vertical Consultants, visit Our Homepage or contact Vertical Consultants at 877-456-7552.