La Veria Baker
La Veria Baker, Senior Development Manager of Wingate Capital Associates, is responsible for overseeing and leading all development-related activities including due-diligence and underwriting, pre-development, construction management, post-construction lease-up and stabilization efforts on new construction, substantial renovation and adaptive reuse development transactions in the Southeast. She works with market-rate and subsidized developments, sub-rehab projects, tax-exempt bonds, Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), and subordinated HOME debt.
- Georgia Institute of Technology , BA in Electrical Engineering
- Cornell University, MBA
Prior to joining Wingate, La Veria was employed as a Vice President at Bank of America in Atlanta, where she underwrote and managed an ~$400 million loan portfolio of multifamily affordable housing, senior housing, and charter schools financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits, taxable and tax-exempt bonds. Prior to Bank of America, La Veria was employed as an Assistant Vice President/Relationship Manager in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for a $185 million performing and distressed asset portfolio. It consisted of syndicated and direct lending to public and private developers with assets relating to large residential development, hospitality, office complexes, medical buildings, assisted living facilities, retail, and market rate multifamily housing.
WITH WINGATE SINCE MARCH 2020