Brian Shuman has served in various senior financial roles over the past 25 years within the multi-family real estate industry; conventional and affordable. Most recently, Brian served as the Chief Financial Officer for LINC Housing, a nationally recognized affordable housing developer. Brian had primary responsibility for managing LINC’s assets and financial resources and attracting new sources of financial capital to further enable the organization’s growth. This included securing private sector equity, leveraging LINC’s existing portfolio, and utilizing new funding sources to create and preserve affordable housing. He also oversaw cash management of LINC’s real estate portfolio, accounting, finance, organization-wide budgets, and treasury, safeguarding LINC’s assets by maintaining proper controls. Brian provided oversight of human resources, payroll and IT, and manages LINC’s corporate staffing assets. He also evaluated potential new business opportunities, employee benefits, and other issues affecting the financial position of the organization. Prior to LINC Housing, Brian was Chief Financial Officer of Forum Real Estate Group, a private equity real estate organization having sponsored nearly 20,000 multi-family units. While at Forum, he was responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for all back-office functions, with primary responsibility for accounting, tax, treasury management, financial planning and analysis, compliance, risk management, and financial reporting. Prior to joining Forum Real Estate Group, Brian served as Chief Financial Officer for Griffis Residential, Carmel Partners and Mercy Housing and as Senior Vice President of Finance for Aimco, an S&P 500 multifamily housing REIT. Brian graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Economics and Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. Brian has served on the Board or as a Trustee of the Housing Partnership Network, Housing Partnership Equity Trust, Mercy Loan Fund, LINC Housing, Stewards for Affordable Housing for the Future, and the National Affordable Housing Trust.