Emily Kurtz is a dedicated and versatile affordable housing executive.
She leads a vertically integrated team responsible for the development,
construction, property management, asset management, and onsite supportive
services of one of the largest community based, not-for-profit portfolios in New
York City, with assets totaling $410M. During her 15+ year tenure with the
organization, RiseBoro has become a premier development partner for NYC
Affordable Housing Development and has developed over 2000 units of housing,
with 1800 units currently in construction totaling $650M, and an additional 3700
units in the pipeline, representing over $1 Billion in future development.
Ms. Kurtz is fluent in the complexities of subsidized housing development and
asset management, including LIHTC, HOME, AHP, Section 8 and other HUD financing
programs, having closed over 20 new construction and preservation transactions.
She has over 10 years direct experience in NYC property and asset management
and 5 years supervising the teams providing onsite supportive
Ms. Kurtz holds a Masters of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia GSAPP and a BA in Economics from Brandeis University. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.