Boston–Twenty-year industry veteran Gina Martinez has joined Recap Real Estate Advisors as a vice president in its transactions group. Recap CEO Todd Trehubenko says the firm was attracted to Martinez’s “experience in affordable housing development and preservation, as well as her strong commitment to community development.”
Over her career, Ms. Martinez has worked with and for a wide range of investment institutions, public agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit owners to develop, restructure and preserve affordable housing. Prior to joining Recap, she was executive director of ETC Development Corporation, a Boston community development corporation. She has also developed multifamily properties for organizations including The Community Builders and Beacon Residential Properties (now known as Beacon Communities LLC), and financed affordable rental and home ownership developments for the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency and John Hancock Realty Advisors.
Martinez presently serves on the Board of Directors of Urban Edge Corporation and Caritas Communities, nonprofit organizations involved in community and affordable housing development. She is also a governor’s appointee to the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, which promotes and implements regional planning initiatives.