McCormack Baron Salazar is pleased to announce that Adhi Nagraj has been named Senior Vice President and Director of Development for the Bay Area. He will be responsible for managing the San Francisco office and a diverse team of internal and external finance, design, construction and legal professionals, as well as collaborating with external partners, clients and community stakeholders. Nagraj will also serve as a market leader and drive further opportunities for transformative mixed-income housing in the market.
“As we look to continue growing our Bay Area portfolio, Adhi provides the strong, dynamic leadership we need to be successful in the market,” said Vincent Bennett, President of McCormack Baron Salazar.
Prior to joining McCormack Baron Salazar, Nagraj served as Director of San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR). In this role, he oversaw SPUR’s political advocacy for housing, transportation, fiscal health and homelessness. Prior to joining SPUR, he was Director of Development for BRIDGE Housing Corporation, where he supervised a team of project managers for real estate development efforts totaling over 1,600 units.
“Adhi’s background demonstrates that he shares the McCormack Baron Salazar values and demonstrates his commitment to our vision of creating a future when all people live in sustainable, opportunity-rich communities,” added Bennett.
Nagraj holds a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Biology from Brown University. He recently was reappointed to serve on the seven-member board of the California Housing Partnership Corporation - a statewide housing finance and policy group. In addition, he served two terms as a member of the Oakland Planning Commission, where he also served as chair.