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Pembrook Names Two Senior Advisors on Its Affordable Housing Lending

Pembrook Capital Management LLC (PBC) has named two senior advisors to expand the Midtown Manhattan-based firm’s efforts to address racial and economic inequality through its affordable housing lending business. They include David Baker-Lewis, a prominent Detroit-based attorney, and Ghebre Selassie (Gabe) Mehreteab, NHP Foundation’s  co-founder, who counsels not-for-profit, for profit, public and private enterprises on their efforts to create and execute sustainable affordable housing initiatives. 

“Since our founding in 2006, Pembrook has been active in the affordable housing finance space, and we have always been aware of economic and racial inequality affecting both owners and end users of the buildings we finance, and the neighborhoods where they are located,” said PBC founder Stuart J. Boesky.  

“By adding two senior advisors to Pembrook’s team, we formalize and invigorate our focus on social issues and welcome our advisors’ contributions toward improving Pembrook’s investment practices,” he continued.

Pictured, at top: Gabe Mehreteab. Below left: David Baker Lewis.


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