Scott Skinner joined The NRP Group in 2017 and now serves as a both Vice President of Development and as Director of Public Policy.
His responsibilities include deal origination, initial underwriting and due diligence, political approvals and community outreach for both market rate and affordable multifamily development projects in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. He also leads NRP’s federal advocacy work to promote policies that advance affordable housing development at the national level and is a thought leader in NRP’s pioneering Healthcare and Housing initiative, managing NRP’s business development efforts with the healthcare sector nationally. Finally, he designed and currently manages NRP’s Leadership Rotational Program, as well as a variety of other cross-functional executive initiatives.
Prior to joining NRP, Skinner served as a writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, a Peace Corps volunteer doing community development work in the country of Georgia, and a corporate fundraiser for Capital Partners for Education, a large nonprofit organization in Washington DC.
Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in English from San Jose State University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. It was during his master’s degree when Scott found his passion for real estate. He is excited about NRP’s mission of developing homes that people can be proud of, regardless of income, and is especially interested in leveraging creative partnerships across sectors to create dynamic, transit-oriented, mixed-income communities.
Born and raised in San Jose, California, Scott moved to Cleveland in 2018 and has quickly grown to love the city and region. Outside of work, Scott is actively involved in the Cleveland community. He is on the Leadership Council for Engage! Cleveland, volunteers as a mentor with College Now, and is a graduate of the Cleveland Civic Leadership Institute. Scott and his wife reside in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood.
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