Affordable Multifamily Veteran Joins Freddie Mac as Vice President
- Apr 14, 2015
McLean, Va.–Freddie Mac announced that David Leopold, a long-time leader of affordable rental housing lending and investments, is joining the company on April 20, 2015, as vice president of affordable housing production for the Multifamily business.
Leopold will be responsible for managing all relationships, transactions and deal negotiations for the Freddie Mac Multifamily affordable housing business, involving targeted affordable lenders, affordable borrowers and low income housing tax credit syndicators. He will serve as the lead contact with housing finance agencies, municipalities and community-based organizations in community development products, programs and services, as well as manage the company’s affordable housing sales team. He will report directly to David Brickman, executive vice president of the Multifamily Business.
Leopold has a two-decade track record of commercial real estate industry leadership. He has held leadership positions where he managed origination of tax credit equity investments for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Commercial Real Estate Division and Bank of America’s national lending team for affordable housing and community focused commercial real estate. Prior to his role at Bank of America, he was an affordable housing specialist at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. He is a licensed financial advisor and has undergraduate and graduate degrees with honors from Fordham University and the University of Colorado respectively.