Lauren Maddock

Lauren Maddock staff bio

Lauren Maddock joined the California Housing Partnership in 2018. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Portfolio Recapitalization, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance, portfolio analysis and training to our nonprofit and government partners on recapitalization strategies.  She has extensive experience evaluating and developing strategies for older asset portfolios and has direct experience with a wide range of affordable housing finance Read More


Maxwell Albrecht

Maxwell Albrecht joined the California Housing Partnership in February 2024 as a Financial Consultant. In his role, he provides financial consulting, technical assistance, and training to our nonprofit and government partners. Maxwell has experience with 4% and 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), tax exempt bonds, and various state and local financing programs in support of affordable and permanent Read More


Matt Schwartz

Matt Schwartz staff bio

As President & CEO of the California Housing Partnership, Matt Schwartz plays a leadership role in shaping state and federal legislation and regulations to expand the resources to preserve and create affordable housing for the state’s lowest-income residents. Matt has worked in the development, preservation, planning, and financing of affordable housing for more than 30 years in both the private Read More


Meagan Tokunaga Block

Meagan Tokunaga Block joined the California Housing Partnership in 2021. As a Senior Financial Consultant, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to our nonprofit and government partners to obtain funding for affordable housing developments from an array of private and public competitive sources. She was promoted from Housing Finance Specialist in 2022. Prior to joining the Partnership, Meagan Read More


Meg McGraw-Scherer

Meg McGraw-Scherer staff bio

Meg McGraw-Scherer joined the California Housing Partnership in 2000 and has more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing finance and development. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Peninsula Region, she provides financial consulting and technical assistance to our nonprofit and public agency partners in Northern California, as well as supervises and mentors local financial consultants. She was promoted Read More


Michelle Espinosa Coulter

Michelle Coulter staff bio

Michelle Espinosa Coulter joined the California Housing Partnership in 2020. As Associate Director of Financial Consulting, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to our nonprofit and government partners. Michelle has over 20 years of professional experience including 14 years in affordable housing development and nine years in audit and assurance. She has direct experience with a wide range Read More


Miki Kobayashi

Miki Kobayashi

Miki Kobayashi joined the California Housing Partnership in March 2022. As an Associate Financial Consultant, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance, and data analysis. Through her schooling, case competitions, and previous work, she has experience working with federal and state Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, tax-exempt bond financing, and State of California HCD programs. Prior to joining the Partnership, Miki worked Read More


Nicole Norori

Nicole Norori staff bio

Nicole Norori joined the California Housing Partnership’s Southern California team in 2015. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Central Coast Region, she provides financial consulting assistance and training to the Partnership’s government and nonprofit partners, and mentors local financial consultants. She was promoted from Senior Housing Finance Consultant in 2020. Nicole brings over 15 years of direct affordable housing real estate development Read More


Paul Beesemyer

Paul Beesemyer staff bio

Paul Beesemyer joined the California Housing Partnership in 2000. As Managing Director, Financial Consulting, Paul oversees all of the Partnership’s Southern California housing finance consultants and assists Southern California’s nonprofit housing community and public agencies in the areas of affordable housing finance, real estate development, preservation of at-risk housing, and general housing policy. Paul was promoted from Southern California Director Read More


Richard Mandel

Richard Mandel staff bio

Richard Mandel has been with the California Housing Partnership since 1990. As Managing Director, Financial Consulting, he oversees the Partnership’s staff of Northern California housing finance consultants, and provides direct technical assistance and training to nonprofit and local governmental entities in affordable housing finance. Richard has particular expertise in structuring financing packages for projects utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Read More