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Maia Shanklin Roberts

POAH Appoints Maia Shanklin Roberts to VP of Real Estate Development

Washington, DC-based Preservation of Affordable Housing has named Maia Shanklin Roberts VP of real estate development for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Shanklin Roberts will manage POAH’s portfolio in the Mid-Atlantic region, including the redevelopment of Barry Farm, part of the district’s New Communities Initiative to transform key neighborhoods by redeveloping public housing and the surrounding area into mixed-use, mixed-income communities.

Prior to joining POAH, Shanklin Roberts was a senior associate at Ballard Spahr, LLP, and an associate at Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt, LLP, where she facilitated and structured numerous affordable housing, adaptive reuse and mixed-use transactions financed with state, historic and energy tax credits, tax-exempt private activity bonds and other public financing vehicles.

 She holds a Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law.


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Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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