Elizabeth (Libby) Seifel
catalyst for our Alliance. In a career that has spanned more than 30 years
and bridged both coasts, Libby has applied the principles of real estate
economics to property development, redevelopment and affordable housing.
She has advised investors, developers and governments on developments valued
up to $4 billion. Libby founded Seifel Consulting in San Francisco in 1990,
and has since consulted on nearly 100 redevelopment projects throughout
California, including San Francisco’s Mission Bay, the Alameda Naval Air
Station and Gateway 101/University Circle in East Palo Alto. She launched
her development career as the founding executive director of a non-profit
developer that built 270 units of mixed-income housing in downtown Boston.
has over 25 years of real estate investment
and advisory experience. He is highly skilled in transaction negotiations,
development cash flow analysis, strategic land planning, feasibility studies
and market analysis, and has worked extensively with public agencies, developers,
investors and corporate users. As principal of C.H. Elliott & Associates,
Colin has advised the City of San Francisco in negotiations with the developer
of the 500-acre Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, worked with the Port of Oakland
on its commercial real estate revenue forecasting and assisted Los Angeles
World Airports with developer solicitations. Prior to forming his own firm
in 2001, Colin was a National Director with Jones Lang LaSalle.
has spent the past three decades forging trusted alliances
and bridging gaps among public, private, government and nonprofit sectors.
His finely honed skills encompass project management, entitlement and property
development. David thrives on complex challenges, as evidenced in his myriad
roles in the Bay Area as private developer of the Glen Park Marketplace;
public sector project manager of the Mission Bay Redevelopment project and
SBC Park (formerly Pacific Bell Park); and principal author of the Chinatown
Community Plan. He established his own consulting firm, David Prowler, Inc.,
Elisabeth B. Rosenbaum
has extensive experience in real
estate finance and development, economic development and public policy formation.
As president of Urban Initiatives, a firm she founded in Stamford, Connecticut
in 1983, Elisabeth has been a catalyst for the development of numerous public/private
partnerships to finance affordable housing. She has served as consultant
to developers throughout the country and was administrator of a national
demonstration program sponsored by the Ford Foundation on the creation of
housing alternatives for homeless families. Today, Elisabeth also serves
as managing director of LPR/UI, a joint venture between Landair and Urban
Initiatives that specializes in the development of cultural and arts facilities
and urban economic development.
has over 15 years
experience in real estate finance. As principal of Veronica Stanford Consulting
and, previously, in the non-profit lending arena, she has provided technical
assistance to non-profits in the areas of affordable housing and community
development. Veronica also provides numerous capacity- building services
to non-profits, including organizational assessments and financial feasibility
analyses. Veronica began her career as a real estate attorney in 1987, advising
clients on multi-family and market-rate housing developments, as well as
on international economic development projects.
Leith ter Meulen
is based in New York
City, where she serves as President and CEO of Landair Project Resources,
Inc., a firm she founded in 1992. During her more than 25 years in public
and private sector development, Leith has partnered closely with the City’s
funding and regulatory agencies, cultivating strong ties with elected officials
and numerous public agencies. Landair is widely respected for its work with
nonprofit clients in the world of arts, culture and entertainment, including
projects for the World Trade Center Memorial, Lincoln Center for the Performing
Arts and Times Square Redevelopment.