Managing Director, Essential Housing
Christopher Cruz is the Managing Director of Essential Housing at Standard Communities. He focuses on creating public-private partnerships to enable the financing, acquisition, and conversion of luxury Class A multifamily properties into essential middle-income housing. In the last 12 months, his team has closed on over $400 million of transactions and is working through an active pipeline in excess of $500 million. Prior to joining Standard Communities, Mr. Cruz helped build TAH Properties, the real estate investment and development arm of Tenth Avenue Holdings, where he focused on developing transit-oriented affordable luxury multifamily housing in the greater New York City area. Chris is an active investor in private businesses spanning CPG, healthcare, entertainment, and technology.