CPP Hires Tom Gibson and Michael Anderson in Virginia to Support East Coast Growth
National affordable housing authority Community Preservation Partners has hired two affordable housing specialists, Tom Gibson and Michael Anderson, to support the growth of its East Coast division and the company’s efforts to obtain and preserve affordable communities across the United States.
Gibson joins the firm as senior development manager and Anderson joins as senior acquisitions associate. Gibson will be responsible for assembling and managing all external team members across various stages of development, including financiers, architects, designers, engineers and contractors. Anderson will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and structuring the acquisition of affordable housing opportunities to grow CPP’s investment portfolio, expanding the company’s footprint east of the Rocky Mountains.
CPP East’s portfolio currently includes $450 million in investments toward 2,000 affordable housing units across 13 communities in eight states.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.