Luan is an Asset Manager for Cinnaire’s Asset Management team. His role focuses on managing the financial performance, investor reporting and partner relationships for 80+ affordable real estate communities. The portfolio represents approximately 11,000 units with over $350,000,000 in investor fund equity. Luan is a continuous learner and a master of his craft, facilitating conversations nationally on the industry’s trends, issues and best practices. In his previous position as Dispositions Relationship Manager, Luan led all aspects of analyzing, strategy development, negotiating, and deal closures in the disposition of real estate and ownership interests. This role focused on building strategic relationships to this end, working closely with developers, investors, brokers, housing authorities, lenders, legal and tax advisers.
Prior to joining Cinnaire in 2015, Luan 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 round-tables for the National Association of State and Local Equity Funds (NASLEF). His engagement is reflected in his roles on the Board of Directors, Executive, QAP task-force and Finance Committee for the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, for which he campaigned and was elected. He serves as Co-Chair of the NASLEF Emerging Leaders Group and is tasked to engage a national cohort of industry up-and-comers.
In his home town, he was awarded Lansing’s 10 Over the Next Ten award, which recognizes the area’s best and brightest young professionals. Within his own organization, he led the Cinnaire Cares employee-funded philanthropic program and various special projects with the Asset Management Project Team. He’s a staunch advocate for Lansing and volunteers in the community at various nonprofits, most recently, serving 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.