Senior Development Manager
Mr. Lopez serves as a Senior Development Manager for McDowell Housing Partners. He has managed the development of over 690 multi-family units financed by various sources including 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (“LIHTC”), 4% LIHTC, SAIL, HOME, HODAG, and Miami-Dade County Surtax, and has secured over $30 MM in competitively allocated Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Gap Financing.
At MHP, Mr. Lopez is responsible for every facet of the development process including defining and employing strategic site acquisition plans, securing governmental approvals, managing the design process (architecture and engineering), financial underwriting, and closing coordination of development projects. He also conducts development feasibility and market studies for prospective developments and is charged with ensuring that regulatory obligations and design standards are effectively incorporated into projects in MHP’s pipeline.
Prior to joining MHP, Mr. Lopez served as Project Manager for Landmark Companies, an affordable housing development company which has financed and developed over 4,300 multi-family units with costs in excess of $675 MM. He also worked as Project Manager for Ballbe & Associates, Inc. (“B&A”), a consulting civil engineering and construction administration firm with over 30 years of experience serving South Florida. At B&A, he performed due diligence studies, prepared civil plans, and coordinated building plan approvals for various residential and commercial projects in South Florida. Mr. Lopez holds a professional license in real estate.
Full Sail University of Central Florida
BS in Recording Engineering
First Housing University
Housing Credit Certified Professional Course
Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers, Inc.