Cinnaire Appoints Senior Vice President, Equity Business Funding & Senior Vice President of Asset Management

Cinnaire has announced the promotion of Josh Ghena to Senior Vice President, Equity Business Funding. Mike Witt has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Asset Management. In these leadership positions, Josh and Mike will play a key role in supporting Cinnaire’s strategic plan and providing executive oversight for the organization’s $4.9 billion asset portfolio.

Josh Ghena – Senior Vice President, Equity Business Funding

Josh joined Cinnaire in 2014 and has held positions of increasing responsibility including Vice President of Asset Management, Asset Stabilization Expert, Director of Special Assets, and Asset Manager. As Senior Vice President, Equity Business Funding, Josh manages Cinnaire’s investment strategies and provides oversight of the organization’s equity funds, investor due diligence and fund modeling. He brings more than 10 years of experience to the position.

Prior to joining Cinnaire, Josh provided technical assistance to distressed HUD Grantees. His work as a technical assistance provider specialized in CDBG, HOME, and NSP. Josh earned his Bachelor of Science from Calvin College and his Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin.

Mike Witt – Senior Vice President, Asset Management

An affordable housing industry veteran, Mike joined Cinnaire in 2020. As Senior Vice President, Asset Management, he is charged with overseeing the growth and development of Cinnaire’s Asset Management team and overseeing investments made by Cinnaire in numerous multifamily developments across business lines.

Mike previously served as Acting Chief of Housing at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), where he was responsible for oversight of all multifamily rental programs and community development decisions. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Michigan State University. Mike serves on the board for the Midwest Affordable Housing Management Association (MAHMA) and treasurer of his local homeowner’s association board.

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