Meg Manley Joins McCormack Baron Salazar
July 5, 2012 | McCormack Baron Salazar
Real Estate Development Leader joins Urban Developer as Senior Vice President of Project Management
McCormack Baron Salazar is pleased to announce that Meg Manley has joined the McCormack Baron Salazar Development Team as Senior Vice President of Project Management. Ms. Manley will be based out of the St. Louis Headquarters and will serve as the project executive overseeing all phases of the development process for several of the urban real estate developer’s pending projects.
Ms. Manley came to McCormack Baron Salazar from HTA Development LLC (formerly Housing Trust of America), which she helped launch in 2011. In addition to her role as head of the construction and development side of HTA, Ms. Manley also served as a consultant assisting other developers in structuring and financing successful affordable housing projects. Since 1995, Ms. Manley has developed three thousand units of affordable housing in multiple states including Florida, Georgia, Texas, Michigan, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.
“As a national leader in the affordable industry, not only does Meg have impeccable credentials, but she brings a positive attitude and the determination to see complicated, multi-faceted, long-term efforts through to completion,” stated Vincent Bennett, Chief Operating Officer for McCormack Baron Salazar. “She is a great addition to our team and to the St. Louis community.”
In September of 2010, Ms. Manley was appointed to serve as the co-chair of the legislative committee for the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition, in which capacity she served with great commitment until she relinquished the post to join McCormack Baron Salazar. In November of 2011 she became the first woman appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the Housing Advisory Group, a national housing advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and improving affordable housing programs. Her work with the Housing Advisory Group takes her to Washington where she works to help educate members of Congress on the importance of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and similar housing programs.
Richard Baron, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of McCormack Baron Salazar stated, “Meg’s expertise, relationships, and depth of experience will help increase our ability to transform urban neighborhoods into vibrant communities for families. We are pleased that someone of her stature has picked our team.”
Ms. Manley’s role will include new business development, client relationship management, and project management of development projects in Florida, Texas and Missouri.