Maria Maffei is responsible for the analysis and review of POAH's rental housing acquisition opportunities including transaction structuring, acquisition prospecting and relationship building. Maria identifies project opportunities, develops acquisition strategies, and negotiates agreement details with sellers, lenders and investors. She determines a potential acquisition's financial feasibility and makes recommendations to internal and external investment committees.
She monitors the progress of projects through the acquisition and development process. She works with strategic partners including affordable housing advocates, lenders and investors in a variety of jurisdictions and geographies and identifies opportunities for policy recommendations that would benefit POAH's core business and the industry's.
Maria is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and earned a Master’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from Tufts University. She serves on the board of directors of Boston Community Capital and is the former co-chair of the Housing and Community Development Group of CREW New England. She is also active in her community where she serves as treasurer for two non-profit organizations.