Christopher Shear

meVice President of Development, Housing Trust Group

Christopher brings over 8 years of development experience to HTG. Serving as Vice President of Development he is responsible for the complete real estate development process. Christopher’s duties include identifying development opportunites, valuation and feasibility, acquisition negotiations, planning and design, entitlements, sourcing/structuring of debt and equity, closing coordination, construction management, stabilization and debt conversion.

Prior to joining HTG, Christopher served in leadership roles for prominent affordable housing development firms within both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Christopher has established a resolute passion for the preservation and development of affordable housing. Christopher has managed the development of over 1,500 multi-family units and maintains extensive experience utilizing 9% and 4% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Tax-Exempt Bonds, FHA mortgage products, HUD programs and subsidies, CDBG, HOME, AHP and similar affordable housing funding sources.

Christopher is a LEED Accredited Professional and holds a B.S. in Economics, with a concentration in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.