Devin Baker

Vice President - Development

Office: The Woodlands, TX

Focus: Leads Commonwealth’s efforts in Texas and Oklahoma, managing all phases of the development process.  Devin handles site selection, local advocacy, and financial structuring to proactively lead from concept to stabilization.

Experience: Prior to joining Commonwealth, Devin led the acquisition team at a boutique firm in Houston.  Beginning his housing career there in 2014, he was involved in every aspect of acquiring and rehabilitating developments in Texas through the tax credit program.  An athletic alum of Texas State University, he holds a BBA in both Finance and Economics.

Impressive Facts: Devin formally served on multiple housing boards and has remained a member of the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP) and the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC).  His local and state legislative involvement has proven his passion for the industry.  Devin is a licensed real estate broker in Texas and has used that to propel his career in development.

Fun Stuff: Devin and his wife, enjoy traveling, live music, and spending time outdoors with their fun-loving pup.  He volunteers with his local church along with a non-profit that provides resources to the North Houston homeless population.

Commonwealth is creating opportunity and building positive change in the communities around us.  Regardless of income or economic circumstance, all are deserving of safe and quality housing.

News/Happenings

Commonwealth Named 2020 Top 50 Affordable Housing Developer in the US

On May 27th, Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) announced its annual list of the Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers…
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Commonwealth Receives LIHTC Awards for Four Wisconsin Developments

What an exciting week for Commonwealth Development Corp. in the state of Wisconsin! Congratulations to our development team for receiving…
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Commonwealth has been extremely professional and courteous to the staff and the residents still living in our facility. They exceeded our expectations during the construction project as well as during the renovation of a 1923 school. Both projects have turned out to be beautiful and successful for our community.

Nancy McKenzie, Executive Director , Rhinelander Housing Authority