As Director of Development for Property Resources Corporation, Lauren is engaged in the day-to-day management of an active portfolio of nearly 1,900 units in construction while working with senior leadership to cultivate the PRC’s pipeline and grow the development team.
Prior to joining PRC, Lauren worked for seven years for The Community Builders, Inc. a national non-profit developer. There she led a multifaceted team of professionals and colleagues in the development of a $316 million, 500-unit, six-phase public housing revitalization. Lauren directed all facets of the project including resident and community engagement, resident relocation, financing, permitting, design and construction, marketing, and leasing. She was personally responsible for assembling, securing, and closing over $110 million in diverse project financing and managed the completion of 166 units of mixed-income housing, two early childhood educational centers serving over 150 low-income children, and substantial infrastructure improvements including a 33,000 sf outdoor recreational space, a parking facility, and a multi-phase water main reconstruction project.
Lauren also has public sector experience, working as a Senior Planner for the NYC Parks Department, where she managed complex parkland dispositions and acquisitions, and developed strategies to expand open space access in underserved communities throughout the five boroughs. She began her career in housing with the Community Preservation Corporation, as a loan servicer and construction loan specialist, handling loan workouts for borrowers struggling to rent up and sell units post-recession.
Lauren resides in Westchester County with her family and holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Pratt Institute and a bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University. She is a member of the American Institute for Certified Planners (AICP).