Paul Weissman is a senior managing director, head of affordable housing production at ORIX Real Estate Capital (OREC), the combined company of Hunt Real Estate Capital, RED Capital Group and Lancaster Pollard.
He has over 20 years of experience in multifamily housing, including development, tax credit syndication, lending and investment banking. He has been involved in the development and financing of over $3 billion in multifamily transactions over the course of his career, including transactions involving nearly every form of assistance available to affordable housing projects. He has experience with tax-exempt bond financing, Sec. 8 subsidies, Sec. 202 and Sec. 236 subsidies, low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs), HOPE VI, the FHA tax credit pilot program, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program and many other programs for affordable communities stretching from Connecticut to Hawaii.
Prior to joining Hunt Real Estate Capital, he was a senior vice president at Dougherty & Company, a director with Credit-Suisse, and a vice president at Newman Capital, where he was responsible for the purchase of unrated tax-exempt bonds in highly structured transactions for LIHTC properties. He began his career in affordable housing as associate general counsel for Simpson Housing Limited Partnership.
Mr. Weissman holds an MBA from the Leeds School of Business and a Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law.