IRVINE, Calif. —WNC, an investor focused on affordable real estate including seniors housing, has named 35-year industry veteran Howard Heitner to its advisory board.
Heitner began his career in 1976 with the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. He has also served as president and member of the investment committee of JRK Residential America; as chief operating officer of SunAmerica Affordable Housing Partners; and spent nearly two decades as a partner with O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
Heitner earned a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, as well as an M.B.A. and juris doctorate from the University of Chicago. He has served as chairman of the board of The Los Angeles Conservancy, and as a member of the Hollywood Community Housing Board, Shelter Partnership Board, Menorah Housing Foundation Board, Curtis School Board and Adobe Community Board’s finance committee.
Heitner joins other WNC advisory board members Jim Ashby, CEO of CareMeridian; Denise Kiley, a low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) specialist; and Michael Novogradac, managing partner in the San Francisco office of Novogradac & Company LLP.