Housing Trust Group Names New COO

Scott Osman will oversee all of HTG’s real estate development, construction, property management, asset management, accounting and finance functions.
Scott Osman, COO, Housing Trust Group

Scott Osman, COO, Housing Trust Group

Miami—Housing Trust Group, a Miami-based multifamily developer specializing in affordable housing, has named Scott Osman as COO, the company announced recently.

Osman, who was previously senior vice president of operations and finance, will oversee all of HTG’s real estate development, construction, property management, asset management, accounting and finance functions. The company’s portfolio includes 5,900 affordable, student housing, senior housing, and market-rate units. Furthermore, the firm has more than 1,300 units, representing over $235 million of new development, in its pipeline for the next 18 months.

Prior to joining HTG, Osman held senior-level positions with local real estate development firms and lenders. He served as CFO at New Urban Development, the housing development affiliate of the Urban League of Greater Miami Inc. There he managed all accounting, financial, tax matters and human resources for the company. Other previous positions include COO of Miami-based lender LG Capital Partners and Division CFO/Controller at Cornerstone Development Group.

“Scott’s exceptional knowledge of multifamily real estate finance, and unique background in the affordable housing arena, made him the ideal candidate for this position,” Matthew Rieger, president & CEO of HTG, said in prepared remarks. “He will be instrumental in helping HTG achieve its long-term goal of bringing more affordable housing to the State of Florida, and elsewhere.”

Osman earned his M.B.A in accounting and taxation from the University of Miami and holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Barry University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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