Nathaniel Montgomery

Board Chair


Nathaniel Montgomery

Nathaniel Montgomery serves a Chief Housing Development Officer for Brisa Builders Development LLC. As Chief Housing Development Officer he is responsible for developing and managing relationships with local economic development partners including community-based organizations, other mission-driven developers, impact investors, financial institutions, and local/state agencies to manage the organization’s pipeline of real estate projects that foster inclusive economic development. Assess project feasibility, underwrite, develop finance strategies, advise on the selection and coordination of third-party consultants, and access financing via public subsidies and conventional sources. Conduct financial modeling for all types of real estate transactions and identify potential sources of financing including pre-development loans, construction and permanent loans, tax-exempt bonds, IDA bonds and New Market Tax Credits.


Mr. Montgomery’s has secured over $100 million dollars in financing for both residential and commercial development projects. Over the years he has been tremendously successful in coordinating, negotiating, planning, constructing, and managing residential and commercial development projects. He has experience in developing special needs, low-moderate, middle, and market rate residential development projects. Mr. Montgomery is proficient in the use of bond financing, government subsidies, New York State and Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits.


Mr. Montgomery has held several professional positions throughout his real estate development career. He has served as Senior Vice President for the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SOBRO); Director of Real Estate Development for Brand New Day, Inc.; Director of Real Estate Development for VOCM; and Senior Project Manager for Isles, Inc. He holds certifications in Real Estate Development Finance and Economic Development Finance from the National Development Corporation (NDC). Mr. Montgomery holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning (MA) and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA). Mr. Montgomery is also a graduate of the National Urban Fellows leadership program.