Jennifer Everhart joined Cinnaire in 1997 and has more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing, community development and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations. Jennifer serves as executive vice president and chief underwriter of Cinnaire. In this role, she oversees the underwriting and investment of equity and debt. This includes more than $3 billion of equity and loans that Cinnaire has poured into community development projects, especially affordable housing developments in its multi-state footprint comprised of Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Cinnaire, Jennifer administered technical assistance programs to nonprofit housing development corporations and local units of government at the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Before moving to Lansing, Jennifer worked in Detroit for a community development corporation, where she helped package applications for low-income housing tax credit financed developments, and at a nonprofit senior center which served the needs of low-income seniors who resided in several downtown apartment buildings.
Jennifer earned her B.S. from Oakland University.