McDowell Housing Partners, LLC

Ana Padilla

Vice President of Capital Transactions

Ana joined McDowell Housing Partners in March 2020 as a Vice President of Capital Transactions with extensive experience in Low Income Tax Credit (LITC) developments. Having worked in Construction and Development of Affordable Projects for the past 15 years, Ms. Padilla has closed over 5,500 units with emphasis in LIHTC mixed financing developments. She has successfully closed 9%, 4%, PFC and Market Rate developments with several layers of finance such as HOME, CDBG, TCAP, PHA and PBV units with overlapping timelines, while delivering on time. Previously she worked as an Architect, Design Manager and General Manager.

At McDowell Housing Partners she is responsible for managing LIHTC projects with emphasis in financial closings. This will include responsibility in identifying critical paths and securing all documents required for closings, managing each development through local permit approvals, ensuring that State Agency regulatory obligations are being followed, and commitments made during development are effectively incorporated into design development, construction, ownership, and management. She manages external relationships with professionals and consultants, securing timely deliverables for closing. In addition, she will assist in evaluating potential sites, submit applications, manage budgets and facilitate communication between design, development and construction teams.

Previously, Ms. Padilla worked at The NRP Group as Project Manager and The Cleveland Housing Network as Construction Project Manager. In 2017 The NRP Group was ranked by the Affordable Finance magazine as the #1 affordable developer with 1,798 units closed, of which Ms. Padilla closed 1,294 units. She also worked at Rysar Properties where she assisted in the Construction of single-family houses as Design Manager. She worked as Architect of multifamily and single-family developments and as Construction Project Manager. She has also worked independently as an interior designer.

Ms. Padilla graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. In addition, Ana holds a professional license in real estate.


University of Maryland
BS in Architecture

Universidad Central de Venezuela
BS in Architecture