Mark S. McDaniel

Mark's Life Vision:

Maintain the importance of family which empowers me to help other people.

Mark McDaniel, President & CEO, leads our team of 150+ financial experts, innovative thinkers, policy analysts and other professionals at Cinnaire. Nationally recognized for his visionary leadership, Mark has over 30 years of experience in affordable housing, community development, urban planning, and market research. He is a champion for diversity, inclusion and equity both in the workplace and in the communities we serve. Mark’s passion for helping people and communities is infectious. He lives to serve others and to inspire those around him to find their Why.

In 1993, Mark launched the Michigan Capital Fund for Housing, a tax credit fund to support affordable housing in Michigan. Now known as Cinnaire, the organization has invested more than $5.7 billion in community and economic development across a 9-state footprint. Mark has strategically diversified Cinnaire to provide access to permanent debt financing, construction lending, technical assistance, predevelopment lending, real estate development, youth leadership training and title services. Under Mark’s leadership, Cinnaire has been recognized nationally as one of the Top 50 Nonprofits to work for, a Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace.

Mark has served on more than 25 local, state, and national non-profit and housing boards. He is currently or has served as a founding board member for Michigan Habitat for Humanity; Michigan Housing Council, past president; NH&RA, board member; FHLB Indiana, board member and chair of Housing Advisory Council; Michigan Community Capital, board member. Mark is the honorary Chairperson and master of ceremonies for the Greater Lansing Area MLK Commission Holiday luncheon, the nation’s largest MLK day celebration.

Our Locations

1118 South Washington
Lansing MI, 48910

320 North Meridian, Suite 516
Indianapolis IN, 46204

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 502
Wilmington, DE 19801

225 West Washington, Suite 1350
Chicago, IL 60606

10 E. Doty Street, Suite 617
Madison, WI 53703

Grand Rapids
100 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Suite 202
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600
Detroit, MI 48201

231 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 302
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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