Director, Strategic Capital Solutions
Brian Robinson is the Director of Strategic Capital Solutions at Housing Alliance Group, HAI Group's Capital Solution. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Company’s new initiatives of developing and implementing financial products to support public housing agencies’ redevelopment efforts. Prior to joining Housing Alliance Group in 2011, Brian worked as a developer in the private and public housing sector for ten years. As a developer, Brian was directly involved in the closing of approximately $275M in affordable housing transactions that were structured with numerous types of capital sources such as HOPE VI, Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Tax-Exempt and Taxable Bonds, and Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs).
Brian also has a background in the financial sector, having worked in investment banking at Legg Mason’s Public Finance Group (Affordable Housing division). He was directly involved in the closing of the bond transactions totaling approximately $375M. Brian worked at Connecticut Housing Finance Agency (CHFA) serving as a senior underwriter of the agency’s construction and permanent financing for multifamily housing that utilize tax exempt and taxable bonds, tax credits as well as a variety of housing subsidy loan sources provided by the agency.
Brian has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Loyola University of Chicago, and master's degree in urban and regional planning and master's degree in social work from the University of Michigan.