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For Tax Credit Inquiries
Director of Syndication & Loan Officer
John serves as Director of Syndication and Loan Officer for Minnesota Equity Fund (MEF), a subsidiary of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF). John is responsible for originating low-income housing tax credit equity investments, developer and investor relations, credit review, and coordinating MEF project debt and equity demand.
Prior to joining MEF, John was Director of Housing Development at Aeon, Project Manager at MetroPlains, and a Senior Research Analyst at Maxfield Research. John holds a BA in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis and is certified as a Housing Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council.
For Investment Inquiries
Warren W. Hanson
President & CEO, GMHF & MEF
Warren is CEO and founder of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Minnesota Equity Fund. He leads the executive team and works closely with state and local governments, philanthropy, investors and community leaders to assemble resources and design strategies to meet affordable housing needs in Minnesota. He brings over 35 years of development finance experience.
He was previously the director of Riverfront and Neighborhood Development for the City of Saint Paul, economic development director of West Bank Community Development Corporation, and co-founder of Community Reinvestment Fund USA (CRF-USA). Warren has a Master of Science Degree in City and Regional Planning from the Pratt Institute in New York.