Director of Real Estate Development
Norman Williams brings a diverse background in affordable housing having started his career in property management, followed by asset /portfolio management then ultimately development. Norman is responsible for overseeing all phases of real estate development projects from initial planning through construction completion and occupancy. Prior to joining Hope Community, Norman served as Deputy Director of Housing Development for St. Nicks Alliance, a fellow Not-for-Profit Community Development Corporation in Brooklyn, New York. To date, Norman has participated in over 900+ units of preservation and new construction transactions with over $164.0M leveraged in debt/equity. Norman Williams holds a Bachelors Degree in Community Services & Real Estate Development from Bernard M. Baruch College and also holds an Associate Degree in Human Services. In addition to working in housing, Norman also has a social service background working with low-income families in the area of children services.(Specialization in foster care & adoption) Norman has an impressive career working in mission oriented Not-for-Profit sector for over 16 years.