Brian Allan Jackson (AJ) is the President of LEO Impact Capital, an investment management platform dedicated to the creation and preservation of affordable workforce housing using an impact framework designed to drive financial returns and positive outcomes for residents. LEO is a subsidiary of JBG SMITH (NYSE: JBGS).
Previously he was a partner with EYA, LLC, a Washington, DC area urban infill development company, where he led more than one billion dollars of double and triple bottom line social impact investments. Earlier in his career, AJ served as Chief of Staff to the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
AJ is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute, where he serves on the Advisory Board of ULI’s Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate and chaired the ULI working group that created the 10 Principles for Embedding Racial Equity in Real Estate Development. He also serves on the Workforce Housing Committee of NMHC, the Affordable Housing Advisory Council for Fannie Mae, and the Board of Up For Growth, a national, cross-sector member network committed to solving the housing shortage and affordability crisis through data-driven research and evidence-based policy.
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
10:00am – 11:15am
Hilton Austin, Governor's Salon E, Floor 4
Affordable deals were difficult enough to pencil but have become increasingly challenging as costs escalate and public dollars dwindle. This panel will bring together different perspectives to share other tools and strategies to get more affordable housing built.