Reese Fayde is the founder of Reese Fayde & Associates, a management consulting firm in New York City that provides technical assistance to community-based non-profit organizations in the development and operation of low and moderate income housing.
A housing expert with more than 25 years of experience, she most recently served as the first CEO of Living Cities in New York, a partnership of leading foundations, financial institutions and the federal government that is committed to improving the vitality of cities and urban neighborhoods.
Her long background in community development includes positions with Urban Strategies, Ltd., the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency and Real Estate Enterprises, Inc. She has also lectured at both Harvard and Tufts and provided training seminars nationally.
Ms. Fayde sits on the boards of the Council for HOPE VI and Citizens Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA); she previously served on the boards of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, the Massachusetts Government Land Bank and the Lower Roxbury Development Corporation. Ms. Fayde was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University, has a bachelor’s degree from Clark University and a master’s degree in planning from Boston College.