Location: New York City, New York, U.S.
Ian is a Director at MSquared, a social impact real estate platform, where he supports the Company’s development and investment in mixed-income, sustainable housing across the United States. Ian focuses on opportunities to integrate technology and sustainability into all aspects of the firm’s work.
Prior to joining MSquared, Ian worked as Director of public/private partnerships and special projects at the NYC Housing Authority. During his tenure, he managed the implementation of the NYCHA 2.0 strategy, utilizing RAD to finance nearly $2B in repairs for 10,000 residents, and structuring procurement for the rehabilitation of over 30,000 housing units. He also led work analyzing alternative public trust structures, infill development and air rights transactions.
Prior to NYCHA, Ian worked at the NYC Economic Development Corporation where he negotiated, led and managed initiatives delivering over 2,000 jobs, $680 million in investment, and ~500 units of new housing through public-private partnerships.
Ian started his career with Tishman Speyer’s New York team where he focused on development in Hudson Yards, redevelopment opportunities in the Midtown East, long term asset strategy, and the firm’s tech / innovation platform.
Ian received a B.A. from Georgetown University where he studied urban policy and investment. He was previously a New Urban Progress fellow (through the Progressive Policy Institute) and was a Coro Leadership NY fellow.