BOSTON — Today the governor Charlie Baker was sworn in to Jeanne Pinado as Chairman of the Board of the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing). Pinado brings over three decades of experience in real estate development, asset management, sales and debt financing. Pinando is currently Executive Vice President at Colliers International. Prior to this role, she served as CEO of Madison Park Development for over 20 years.
Pinado is the first woman of color to chair MassHousing’s board of directors.
“Jeanne Pinado’s decades of experience in real estate development and asset management make her perfectly qualified to serve as President of the Mass Housing Council, said Governor Charlie Baker. “MassHousing’s success in increasing affordable housing options is critically important to addressing the housing challenges of the Commonwealth. Jeanne’s extensive knowledge and proven leadership in these areas will help create more homeownership opportunities throughout Massachusetts.
“Our administration is pleased to appoint Jeanne Pinado President of the MassHousing’s Board, where she will be instrumental in expanding housing opportunities statewide,” said Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. “Jeanne brings years of expertise in real estate and community development to this role, and we appreciate her willingness to serve.”
About Jeanne Pinado:
Jeanne Pinado is currently Executive Vice President of Collier International. She previously served as CEO of Madison Park Development, a multi-family real estate owner/developer with annual revenues of over $20 million, from 1998 to 2019. Prior to Madison Park, she served as Senior Head of Equity Investments at Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation. Pinado began his career in the financial services industry in New York and worked as a project manager for developer Metropolitan Structures. Pinado is also a mayoral appointee to the Boston Zoning Board of Appeals as well as a former governor appointed to chair the Multifamily Advisory Board of Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. She is a board member of A Better City and chair of the board of NeighborhoodWorks Capital Corporation, a national community development finance institution. Pinado is a past president and current member of the Policy Leadership Council of CHAPA (Citizen’s Housing and Planning Association). Pinado received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia and his Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University. She resides in Boston with her family.
MassHousing (The Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency) is an independent, quasi-public agency established in 1966 to provide financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts. The Agency raises capital by selling bonds and lends the proceeds to low- and middle-income buyers and owners, as well as developers building or preserving affordable and/or mixed-use rental housing. MassHousing does not use taxpayers’ money to support its operations, although it administers some state-funded programs on behalf of the Commonwealth. Since its inception, MassHousing has provided over $24.3 billion for affordable housing. For more information, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.