Jose Romero has substantial experience in real estate acquisitions and development, financial management, operations, and community involvement. As Vice President of Development, he is involved in site identification, financial underwriting and modeling, contract preparation and negotiation, project management, design oversight, and sourcing and structuring of debt and equity. Jose works with key stakeholders including not for profits, government agencies, institutional investors, and land owners to enhance communities with smart development.
Prior to HTG, Jose worked as a partner and consultant on affordable housing and industrial developments. He was responsible for conducting the feasibility analysis and due diligence related to new multifamily developments and multistate portfolio acquisitions. Jose is well versed in all aspects of Low Income Housing Tax Credit financing including Tax-Exempt Bonds, HUD programs and guidelines, Surtax, HOME, CDBG, and other related financing sources.
Jose received his MBA from Yale School of Management and received his BSE in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan. He is also the Chairman of Read to a Child South Florida (readtoachild.org) which is focused on building a love of literacy among underserved urban youth here in South Florida and across the United States.