April 13, 2022
Denver Housing Authority (DHA) has hired Erin Clark as the chief real estate investment officer. Clark brings with her more than 15 years of experience, and joins DHA from her most recent position as vice president of master site development with Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) based in Denver. Clark officially starts on April 18, 2022.
“We look forward to having Erin join our team and believe she will be a great asset and leader for Denver Housing Authority,” said David Nisivoccia, executive director of DHA. “Erin’s past experience with ULC and the City of Pasadena, among her other roles and accomplishments, make her the ideal fit for this important position at DHA.”
As the chief real estate investment officer, Clark will provide leadership and strategic direction to the real estate division, including overseeing policies, procedures and investment decisions for real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, financing, marketing and partnership activities for DHA. She will also establish and maintain relationships with government agencies, community stakeholders, residents, vendors, financial partners, and various associations for the execution of DHA’s real estate investment strategic goals among other key responsibilities.
Prior to her time at ULC, Clark worked for two local law firms and served in city government in the planning and development department for the City of Pasadena, California.
Clark currently serves on the Colorado State Land Board as commissioner at large as a gubernatorial appointee and serves on the Denver Planning Board as vice chair as a mayoral appointee, to name a few. Clark is a thought leader in the industry, having served on multiple panels at various events. She also earned a Trailblazer Award from the Denver Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), and was an Eagle Award nominee from Housing Colorado.
Clark holds her Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin, a Master of Planning from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.
About Denver Housing Authority (DHA)
Denver Housing Authority is a quasi-municipal corporation with a portfolio of over 12,000 units and housing choice vouchers, providing affordable housing to more than 26,000 very low-, low- and middle-income individuals. DHA has transformed public housing in Denver creating vibrant, revitalized, sustainable, transit oriented, and mixed-income community of choice. DHA’s vision reflects the goal that every individual or family shall have access to quality and affordable housing, in communities offering empowerment, economic opportunity, and a vibrant living environment. Denver Housing Authority’s mission is to serve the residents of Denver by developing, owning, and operating safe, decent and affordable housing in a manner that promotes thriving communities. DHA has been creating vibrant communities and sustainable neighborhoods since 1938.