Building Opportunity Course Graduates

Andrea Kretchmer

Type A Real Estate Advisors, LLC

Andrea Kretchmer was a member of the development team awarded the 1490 Southern Boulevard site through the M/WBE Building Opportunity RFP competition.

Andrea Kretchmer ('16) joined Type A Projects in 2015 with a decade of experience in multifamily residential and mixed-use community development. As a founding principal of The Kretchmer Companies, Andrea has been instrumental in bringing 340 residential units into development and securing the company's designation as co-developers of Coney Island Commons. The project will create 195 mixed-income rental apartments and a new 43,000 sf YMCA. As Managing Director at POKO Partners since 2011, Andrea is responsible for project management, new business development and brownfield redevelopment.

Andrea began her career as a practicing geologist and has extensive experience with investigation and remediation of contaminated sites throughout the New York metropolitan area. She is a former President and current Board member of the New York City Brownfield Partnership, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council.