John Renner

Advisory / Consultant

Mr. Renner serves as an advisor/consultant to Cross Street Partners development team.

Prior to John moving to his advisory role at CSP, he was VP of Development and managed the real estate development department at Cross Street Partners, overseeing the team of development project managers and analysts.  He also assists with the financial advisory practice, securing creative public-private financing for third-party developers.

Before joining the Cross Street Partners family, Mr. Renner was the Managing Director of Rwanda Village Enterprises, Ltd., a for profit company building mixed-income, earth-friendly housing in Africa.

Before moving to Africa, John was the VP of Real Estate Development at Becker + Becker Associates, Inc., an integrated architecture, planning and development firm based in New York City and Connecticut.  At Becker + Becker, John helped develop the Octagon, the first LEED Silver building also on the National Registry of Historic Places, 360 State, a 500-unit LEED Platinum redevelopment project in downtown New Haven, and the Wauregan – the conversion of an abandoned hotel in Norwich, CT into affordable housing.

Previously, Mr. Renner worked as a Development Manager with the Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC), a non-profit affordable housing developer in Brooklyn, and the Bozzuto Group, an integrated real estate company with development projects in Maryland, DC and Virginia.  While working for Bozzuto, Mr. Renner helped develop the Spinnaker Bay building in Baltimore’s Harbor East community.

Mr. Renner has 12 years of experience as a real estate developer.  He has worked on real estate projects ranging from master-planned communities, to high-rise urban infill projects, to the gut renovation of small multifamily buildings for affordable housing.  He has experience with most types of tax credit programs including green building tax credits, energy tax credits, NMTCs, LIHTCs and state and federal historic tax credits.


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