Senior Vice President of Development
Lee leads development activities for Laurel Street. His oversight starts at project conception and runs through completion and stabilization. He is responsible for development and project financing relationships. Lee has more than 20 years of experience in affordable and market-rate housing development, including elderly and family housing.
Previously, Lee was Chief Operating Officer at Levine Properties. There, he was responsible for working with the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County on public/private partnerships for the redevelopment of First Ward, a 30-acre, $700 million mixed-use project in Charlotte’s city center. Prior to joining Levine Properties, Lee worked for The Housing Partnership. During his nine years there, he helped develop projects that included single-family rehabilitation, multifamily new construction, and master-planned development of neighborhoods. Lee served as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer during his last three years. He began his real estate career with the Housing Authority and Housing Department of the City of Baltimore.
Lee is on the Finance Committee for Habitat for Humanity Charlotte and is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Charlotte Capital Markets Council.