Greystone Affordable Development
Tanya Eastwood is dedicated to serving the
affordable housing market by structuring
financing solutions and directing the
redevelopment of aging housing stock,
working with both for-profit and non-
profit owners. As the president of
Greystone Affordable Development, she
has recapitalized and upgraded more than
12,000 low-income housing units and has
worked with state and federal governments to recapitalize $168
million in units. She works on deals involving HUD, USDA and
state and federal agencies.
NAI Capital Inc.
As the president and CFO of NAI Capital
Inc., Rachel Howitt works diligently to
forge strategic partnerships to grow the
firm’s platform as well as oversee the firm’s
financial day-to-day operations. In her position, she oversees 7,000 professionals and
400 offices worldwide. She has received the
Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the
National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations
and is a mentor to graduate students in the UCLA Anderson AREA
JENNIFER A. MARLER
After a 23-year career structuring complicated financial transactions, Jennifer A.
Marler joined Guggenheim Investments as
head of real estate. In the new position, she
oversees a portfolio of 500 assets totaling $8
billion in real estate investments for the
firm’s clients. These investments include
debt, equity and other structured transactions for primarily US-based life insurance
companies. She has also served as practice leader for the Denton’s
Global Real Estate Practice, where she led more than $1 billion in
real estate transactions.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Ellen Rogers applies her skills in debt and
equity to provide funding solutions for
affordable housing, workforce housing and
charter school assets that help build stronger communities. Rogers currently serves as
the market executive for the southeast
region of community development banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Throughout her career, she has financed
more than 200,000 housing units and provided $1 billion for charter school facilities in 30 US markets.