Greg Baron

Vice President - Development

Office: Ohio

Focus: Development of affordable housing throughout the State of Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Greg works with local and state agencies, community partners, and private lenders and investors to develop affordable housing. Greg facilitates all aspects of the development process from site selection, financial structuring, construction, and project lease-up.

Experience: Greg has over ten years of experience working for both non-profit and for-profit affordable housing developers. His experience includes a wide array of project types, including new construction, rehabilitation, historic, mixed-use, HUD and FHA financing, 9% LIHTC, 4% LIHTC and gap financing tools. Greg’s past roles include Director of Real Estate Development for non-profit housing developer in Cleveland, managing and overseeing the organization’s multifamily and single-family development activities.

Impressive Facts: Greg has been directly involved in the development and project management of affordable housing projects totaling more than $200 million, and has managed affordable housing projects throughout the Midwest, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Illinois.

Fun Stuff: Greg loves to travel and spend time gardening and remodeling his historic century home outside of Cleveland. Greg also enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons, which includes a set of identical twin boys.

Commonwealth is a company that takes a fully integrated approach to developing and providing affordable housing for those most in need. Commonwealth is strategically positioned to provide transformational opportunities to the clients we serve.

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