Tanya Eastwood
Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives, LLC
Raleigh, NC

Tanya Eastwood is the Managing Director of Greystone Affordable Housing Initiatives, LLC (GAHI), an affiliate of Greystone & Co., Inc. Her primary focus is assisting owners and developers in meeting complex challenges associated with the preservation, rehabilitation and recapitalization of affordable housing across the US. She sources new finance and real estate preservation opportunities under the Fannie Mae, FHA and USDA product lines. She has facilitated the recapitalization and preservation of approximately 100 of USDA’s existing RD515 properties across the southeast, with another 388 USDA properties in various stages of redevelopment for 2013 and 2014.

Ms. Eastwood has worked in multi-family real estate since 1989, specifically in development, management, fiscal analysis and asset management. Prior to joining Greystone, she was Executive Director of WAJ Management, LLC where she directed the asset management of LIHTC, HUD, and USDA sites located throughout North Carolina. She was a Regional Vice President of Development for Forest City Residential Group for over a decade, a Cleveland based $10.7 billion publicly traded real estate company. There she concentrated on urban development and adaptive re-use of multifamily sites throughout the eastern US.

Ms. Eastwood holds an active North Carolina Real Estate Broker-In-Charge License. She is regarded as one of today’s top innovative leaders in the preservation of affordable housing.