About Us

Nidus is the real estate developer of choice in the select markets we serve. Whether you are leasing, purchasing a parcel from our portfolio, entering into a build-to-suit agreement or seeking a partner to identify and develop a new project, NIDUS has the experience, expertise and vision to meet your needs.

A member of the Luthuli Group, Nidus Development began as a real estate holding company managing The Exigence Group’s medical-based real estate division while seeking development opportunities. Over the past six years, Nidus has evolved into a visionary full-service firm that provides value to business partners, patients and consumers by clustering complementary medical services with choice retail experiences.

The Nidus portfolio consists of free-standing medical centers, Class A office space and large, mixed use medical and retail campuses.  Nidus properties are strategically located in highly visible and desirable markets that are characterized by dense populations, affluent household income levels and high daily traffic counts

GREGORY F. DANIEL, MD, MBA
CEO
Some people have great ideas. Others make things happen. Greg Daniel, a proven entrepreneur and visionary, is one of those rare individuals who does both. With more than 20 years of in the medical, business and real estate development fields, Dr. Daniel brings a unique mix of skill, experience, knowledge, and a keen business sense to his role at Nidus Development.

In 2000 Dr. Daniel founded The Exigence Group, an organization that grew to comprise 40 business entities, from emergency medicine management and staffing and urgent care centers to real estate development. He served as the group’s CEO until 2012 when The Exigence Group joined TeamHealth as Exigence Division of TeamHealth. Under Dr. Daniel’s guidance, Exigence expanded its footprint, enhanced its reputation and became known for strong management and fiscal responsibility. With attention to detail and an eye on the future, he stressed the importance of innovation within the organization to meet emerging client needs.

Dr. Daniel earned his doctorate of medicine and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is licensed to practice medicine in eight states. He earned his MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and was named “Best Leader” for his class. He was a member of the board of governors for the Catholic Independent Practice Association of Western New York (now known as Catholic Medical Partners) for 10 years, where he served on the negotiation and compensation and utilization committees. He served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, retiring at the rank of Major.

MAGGIE KUCHY
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
Maggie Kuchy has over 25 years of experience developing advanced information systems to assist healthcare providers in streamlining and integrating services in areas of technology, compliance, consolidation, patient care, policy and security. She brings years of broad-based experience in building organizations, leading Six Sigma innovation teams, launching new technologies, and supporting rapid growth.
Prior to her current appointment at Nidus Development, Ms. Kuchy held the position of CIO for TeamHealth. While at TeamHealth, Ms. Kuchy implemented a standard footprint, consolidating multiple legacy systems onto a common platform, standardizing and integrating data and processes for finance, supply chain and human resources clinical systems including patient registries. Her initiatives resulted in a significantly improved service delivery system through the efficient use of technology.
Ms. Kuchy has successfully created business models for delivering new services and leading technology-driven strategic initiatives such as telemedicine and online programs to increase patient interaction and care integration. She is known for achieving competitive advantages and business enablement through IT strategy.
Ms. Kuchy holds a Master’s in Computer Science from Florida International University; and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Ithaca College.
IRVING LEVY
CFO
Mr. Levy is Senior Finance and Operations Leader focused on the creation and expansion of new and existing business enterprises from start-up through public company status. Proven and diverse industry background with strong concentrations in the real estate and healthcare sectors.

Bringing more than 30 years of business and financial experience to Nidus Development (Formerly Exigence), Mr. Levy serves as Chief Financial Officer, a role he has held since 2005.

He joined Nidus after spending 20 years at the regional accounting firm Freed Maxick, a Top 100 US public accounting firm. He was a managing director in the auditing and accounting department, chaired its physician practice niche, and built its business advisory services division from the ground up. Mr. Levy was a founding member and financial leader of The Exigence Group, a start-up that grew from $12 million to $120 million over seven years. He was instrumental to the successfully negotiated sale of The Exigence Group to TeamHealth, a $5 billion public company, and served as senior leader developing business plans and negotiating contracts (employment, vendor, and customer), sales agreements, joint ventures, and complex compensation models.

Mr. Levy is a graduate of Canisius College. He is serves on several non-profit boards and is actively involved in the philanthropic community.

GREGORY F. DANIEL JR.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Gregory Daniel is his current role as Business Development Manager identifies new site locations, negotiates lease or property sales transactions, and ensures that the necessary property maintenance systems and agreements are implemented and upheld. His coordination and participation in multifunctional teams is essential to our analysis of existing market conditions, unit mix, property amenities, features, rental rates and operational expenses at given properties. His current role requires participation in the preparation of pre-development budgets and schedules for proposed projects from the initial phases including land contract negotiation, entitlements and building permit approvals to the commencement of construction.

Greg’s duties include creation of financial models and due diligence efforts for JV partners and lenders. He assists the Development Team in preparing and presenting investment packages for a wide range of projects. His development participation includes attendance at consultant meetings and public meetings with municipalities, neighborhood groups, design teams, and public hearings throughout the entitlement process. He contributes in managing projects under construction to ensure adherence to development policies and procedures. He is responsible for analyzing the construction draw process and the monthly project schedules to determine if projects are on schedule and within the approved budget. Management of the seamless transition of our real-estate products from construction to operations fall under his purview.

Previously Greg Daniel Jr, has held the title of ‘IT Director at Exigence of Team Health, the parent company to WNY Immediate Care. TeamHealth Inc., is a multi-billion dollar national healthcare organization with strict reporting and compliance guidelines. As the IT Director, Greg has managed various projects from inception to completion, projects include: EMR implementation/customization. Greg’s position has found him as the liaison to multiple third party vendors on both the hardware and software levels. Additionally, Greg has been responsible for meeting various healthcare requirements, such as: HIPAA compliance and meaningful use.

In addition to the above mentioned job duties, Greg has also worked to ensure a seamless integration between the clinical providers/staff onsite at various medical centers and the billing/coding staff at another location. This includes regular UI updates to increase functionality/efficiency and frequent training to supervisor/manager level staff to ensure the technology is being used correctly. He has followed EMR implementations from inception to completion including managing custom configurations while complying with local/state/federal regulations. As this relate to claims processing, by ensuring proper data was collected at the provider level, it allowed it to be processed properly/quickly by the billing/coding staff and submitted to payers for prompt payment. Greg frequently had to adjust the way data was inputted/transferred to meet the ever-changing requirements of the various insurers that reimbursed for care at Immediate Care.

In addition to his IT experience, Greg joined Immediate Care as a ‘Site Administrator’ supervising day-to-day operations of a diverse staff including: physicians, physician assistants, nurses, patient registration associates, and other clinicians. He was responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance, supervising staff, and reporting back to the corporate headquarters in Buffalo. Greg relocated to Buffalo in 2010 to accept the role of ‘Urgent Care Development Specialist’ where he held the responsibility of working on diverse technical & personnel issues across all 6 Urgent Care sites, including the opening of a new site.

Greg completed his Bachelor’s Degree at University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill in 2009 and completed an MBA from University at Buffalo in May 2015.

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