Colleen Green was appointed Director of the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) on January 3, 2023.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Green was the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives at CORE DC and Managing Partner for Ashleys Builders.
Ms. Green has extensive experience in finance, real estate, advisory services, operations, strategic planning, and business development. Throughout her career, Ms. Green has developed over 2000 units of housing and overseen the acquisitions and dispositions for a $60 million national real estate investment fund.
Prior to her role as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives, Ms. Green managed CORE’s business portfolio which included community reentry, homeless shelters, and transitional housing for marginalized communities.
In addition, Ms. Green has previously worked at several prolific financial institutions, operated her own property management and construction management firm, and served as Chief of Staff for the Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ms. Green received a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University.