Ben joined TAG in October 2022 as an Associate and currently provides portfolio and project-level financial models and RAD conversion feasibility analyses for housing authority clients. He has worked with the Public Housing and Community Development Department of Miami-Dade County to develop RAD conversion workplans and analyze projected streams of County revenue from the conversion of over 4,000 units under a RAD Portfolio Award and worked with Atlanta Housing to create a strategic plan and associated financial models for the rehabilitation of twenty-five properties through RAD conversion. His current work with the Richmond, Virginia Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) includes updates to its asset management protocols and best practices as RRHA engages in co-development and self-development activity.
Ben’s professional background is in residential design and development. He has participated on design teams for mixed-use high-rises (Solomon Cordwell Buenz: Chicago) and residential landscapes (Withey Price: Seattle). Most recently he was in teaching and development consulting roles for Ascend Seattle, a program for M/WBE contractors to connect and jointly develop residential real estate. Ben has a B. Arch. from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Urban Planning with certificate in Housing Studies from the University of Washington.