Building Opportunity Course Graduates

Nicole Lockett '15

Genesis Companies LLC

A specialist in financing complex affordable housing transactions, Managing Director of Development Nicole Lockett ('15) executes projects involving Year 15 re-syndication, conventional debt, taxable and tax-exempt bonds, LIHTCs, HOPE VI, HOME, CDBG, and a variety of other public and private funding sources. Prior to joining Genesis, Nicole was a developer with Pennrose Properties, a manager for the Philadelphia Housing Authority, and a consultant in 19 states and Puerto Rico for Community Development Services. She has structured deals totaling well over $300 million. She secured $48 million in HOPE VI awards and an additional $160 million in leveraged funds for associated developments.

Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rice University and a Master of Science of Real Estate Development from Columbia University. She serves on the steering committee for the New Jersey chapter of Women in Housing and Finance.