Ira Weinstein
Principal, Corporate Development

Prior to taking on his current role as Principal of Corporate Development, Ira Weinstein oversaw the firm's Real Estate practice. His role is to develop and execute strategy that grows the capacity and capability of resources dedicated to community development for the benefit of our clients, our people, and our communities.


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Experience and credentials

Spent eight years managing the Baltimore office and over 20 years managing a consulting practice focused on providing strategic advisory services to clients in support of their vision for growth and enhanced enterprise value
Has extensive knowledge of the public-private partnership, specifically leveraging government programs to accomplish the project finance goals of his client base. Such programs include the federal and state New Markets Tax Credit Programs, the federal and state historic tax credit programs, renewable energy tax credits for investment and production, and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit 
Subject matter expert and firm leader on opportunity zones, an economic development provision passed as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, providing technical, transaction advisory, and entity formation services related to this provision

Co-authored “The Guide to Making Opportunity Zones Work” in 2020
Speaks at conferences and seminars nationwide on a variety of topics
Advised local economic development organizations on strategies to revitalize their geographic footprint 
Spent several years in the corporate finance department of a public company raising capital for corporate and project finance and completing acquisitions and divestitures of company assets
Performed credit analysis for a factor in extending credit nationwide across a variety of industries



MS, Finance – Loyola College, Baltimore 
BS, Management – University of Delaware  


Professional affiliations

National Housing and Rehabilitation Association – Board Member
Council of Development Finance Agencies – Board Member
East Baltimore Development, Inc – Audit Committee
SCC – Founding Member
Reznick Foundation – Board Member

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