Rodger Brown, Managing Director of Real Estate Development, brings 30 years of experience of affordable housing to his role and has been a part of the POAH organization since 2004. During his tenure at the organization, he has participated in the growth of POAH’s portfolio to more than 13,000 units in 13 states and the District of Columbia. He is responsible for overseeing the activities of all real estate development staff, managing resource allocation, department budgets, establishing strategic initiatives and providing direction on the most complex real estate transactions. His staff of 26 development and construction management professionals execute a variety of transactions ranging from acquisition and rehabilitation of single assisted housing assets to neighborhood transformative initiatives involving extensive community engagement, resident support services, multiphase executions and complex financial engineering. Prior to joining POAH, Rodger operated a real estate consultancy providing project structuring and development consulting services to a range of for-profit, non-profit and governmental entities. When out of the office he enjoys exploring the world with his family and road cycling. He is a graduate of Boston College and held a two-year HUD fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Planning.