Luan is a Dispositions Relationship Manager for Cinnaire’s Asset Management team. Luan is a well-rounded real estate professional who takes the lead on all aspects of analyzing, strategy development, negotiating, and deal closures in the disposition of real estate and ownership interests. His role focuses on building strategic relationships to this end, working closely with developers, investors, brokers, housing authorities, lenders, legal and tax advisers. Unwinding real estate deals can create tremendous value for these stakeholders. He is a continuous learner and a master of his craft, facilitating conversations nationally on the industry’s disposition trends, issues and best practices.
In his previous position, Luan managed and improved the risk rating of a $240M stabilized portfolio. Prior to joining Cinnaire in 2015, he underwrote investment real estate loans and performed other credit functions at a Michigan Bank.
He has been a speaker for The Institute for Professional and Executive Development, Building Michigan Communities, Consortium of Housing and Asset Management, the National Council of Housing Market Analysts, Affordable Housing Association of Indiana Conferences and leads industry roundtables for the National Association of State and Local Equity Funds (NASLEF). His engagement is reflected in his executive roles on the Board of Directors, QAP taskforce and Finance Committee for the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, for which he campaigned and was elected. Recently, he was selected as Chair of the NASLEF Emerging Leaders Group and tasked to engage a national cohort of industry up-and-comers. In his hometown, he was awarded Lansing’s 10 Over the Next Ten award, which recognizes the area’s best and brightest young professionals.
Luan leads the Cinnaire Cares employee-funded philanthropic program and has led various technical projects on the Asset Management Project Team. He’s a staunch advocate for Lansing and volunteers in the community as an Ambassador for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Greater Lansing Food Bank Committee Member and sits on the advisory board for Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan.
He obtained his B.B.A. in Finance from Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. His personal life vision is to be a good man and to base his actions on that vision. He strives to be someone his daughter can model, a man his wife and family can be proud of. This philosophy grounds him amidst the complexities of real estate transactions and pushes him to be a better person.