Ian is passionate about the intersection of policy and investment in the context of urban environments. Born and raised in LA, Ian currently works at MSquared, an impact fund focused on the development of sustainable mixed income housing nationally. Prior he was Director of public private partnerships and special projects at the NYC Housing Authority. He managed the implementation of the NYCHA 2.0 strategy, closing on the financing for over $1.5 billion of repairs for 10,000 residents and structuring the procurement for the rehabilitation of over 30,000 housing units. Before that, he worked at the NYC Economic Development Corporation where he negotiated, led, and managed initiatives delivering ~2,000 jobs, $680 million in investment, and ~500 units of new housing through real estate partnerships. He started his career with Tishman Speyer’s New York team and studied urban policy and real estate finance at Georgetown University.