Senior Vice President - Housing and Real Estate Development
Community HousingWorks

Ms. Jagodzinski heads the 20-person Housing and Real Estate Development department of non-profit Community HousingWorks. At CHW, headquartered in San Diego, she has developed or supervised construction of over 2,000 affordable apartments throughout California, with a total project cost of approximately $600 million, and a pipeline of 1,400 apartments. While at CHW, Ms. Jagodzinski has led developments that have been nationally recognized for innovation in sustainability, design and finance, including receipt of a ULI 2008 Award of Excellence –The Americas and a Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Award for Innovative HUD Finance.

Prior to CHW, Ms. Jagodzinski’s experience included: regional head of a national developer’s commercial development group where, in joint ventures with an institutional investor she developed over 500,000 sf of retail, office, hotel and mixed-use projects; Vice President of a national engineering/environmental firm providing advisory services to the financial and investment industries; and, entitlement consultant for several large master plan developments. Previously, she held senior positions with the State of California including: the first Executive Director of the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC); and, Principal at Assembly Ways and Means Committee, as fiscal committee expert on taxation and housing.

Mary Jane Jagodzinski received her Bachelor of Arts from CSU Sacramento, and her Master in Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. She has presented nationally on sustainable affordable housing, including at the ULI Shaw Forum. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Housing Federation (2011-2017, President, 2014-16), and as an invited member of the California Energy Commission’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for the New Solar Homes Partnership.

Speaking at the Following:

Mar 17

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Making the Numbers Work for Sustainability

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Housing developers face increasing imperatives to create green, healthy and resilient communities. Fitting these goals into project financing is challenging. How are market and affordable housing developers rising to this challenge? How are entitlements, financial feasibility and funding requirements influencing how deals get put together and built? Has COVID changed the thinking? This panel will ask […]

Mar 17

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Making the Numbers Work for Sustainability (Rebroadcast)

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Housing developers face increasing imperatives to create green, healthy and resilient communities. Fitting these goals into project financing is challenging. How are market and affordable housing developers rising to this challenge? How are entitlements, financial feasibility and funding requirements influencing how deals get put together and built? Has COVID changed the thinking? This panel will […]