Kendra C. M. Stensven joined NHPF in 2015 as a Senior Acquisition and Development Analyst, and was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Development the following year. Ms. Stensven has over 15 years of national professional experience developing, financing, and managing multifamily and mixed used properties. She is part of the team responsible for evaluating over 50 investment opportunities in ten states, ultimately closing the acquisition of seven properties totaling over $106 million in portfolio value to date.

Her previous experiences while working  at Jonathan Rose Companies, Matthew Adam Properties, HallKeen, and Ernst & Young honed her specialty skills in green building, historic preservation, affordable housing, financing, tax credit and bond financing, excel modeling, responsible property investment, on-site property management, market study and valuation, and partnership valuations.

Ms. Stensven earned a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Economics / Real Estate & Urban Land Economics) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has also completed coursework in real estate and historic preservation through continuing education programs at Boston University and Boston Architectural Center. She served on the board of Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) in New York City for seven years and is both a LEED-AP and a Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P). In addition to WHF, Ms. Stensven is also a member of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA).