MIAMI (Jan. 30, 2017) – Housing Trust Group (HTG), a Miami-based multifamily developer specializing in affordable housing, has hired Scott Osman, CPA, as its Chief Operating Officer. Osman, who has previously held senior-level leadership positions with local real estate development firms and lenders, will oversee all of HTG’s real estate development, construction, property management, asset management, accounting and finance functions. HTG’s portfolio includes 5,900 affordable, student housing, senior housing, and market-rate units, and the company has more than 1,300 units, representing over $235 million of new development, in its pipeline over the next 18 months.
“Scott’s exceptional knowledge of multifamily real estate finance, and unique background in the affordable housing arena, made him the ideal candidate for this position,” said Matthew Rieger, President and CEO of HTG. “He will be instrumental in helping HTG achieve its long-term goal of bringing more affordable housing to the State of Florida, and elsewhere”
Prior to joining HTG, Osman served as Chief Financial Officer to New Urban Development, the housing development affiliate of the Urban League of Greater Miami, Inc. There he managed all accounting, financial, tax matters and human resources for the company, and built a strong internal core of employees as the foundation for company’s growth. Other previous positions include COO of Miami-based lender LG Capital Partners and Division CFO/Controller at Cornerstone Development Group.
Born and raised in Miami, Osman earned his MBA in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Miami, and holds a B.S. in Accounting (Summa Cum Laude) from Barry University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Housing Trust Group:
Housing Trust Group (HTG) is an award-winning full-service developer of multifamily residential communities whose real estate transactions exceed $2 billion in commercial, land and residential developments across Florida, the Southeastern U.S. and Arizona. HTG develops, builds and manages a diverse portfolio of affordable housing, workforce housing, market-rate housing, and mixed-use developments. For more information, please visit www.htgf.com.