Irvine, Calif.—WNC, a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, announced that Kent Mehring has joined the firm as vice president, asset management.
Mehring brings 20 years of commercial real estate experience to his new role, including 14 years in low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) programs. He is responsible for the oversight of WNC’s Asset Management division, including the lease-up of properties in the company’s portfolio, stabilized asset management and compliance monitoring.
Mehring joins WNC from Wentwood Capital Advisors, where he spent approximately seven years as senior vice president, head of asset management. At the firm, he was responsible for the oversight of more than 450 low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties nationally, including Puerto Rico, as well as the growth of the asset management and property management divisions. Mehring was previously principal, capital transactions, with MMA Financial (Boston Financial), where for nearly eight years he was involved in the lease-up of LIHTC properties, stabilized asset management, workouts and dispositions. He began his career with AEW Capital Management, working in the company’s Hotel and Senior Living divisions.
Mehring is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and holds the organization’s Housing Credit Certified Professional designation.