Local Initiatives Support Corporation Milwaukee
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LISC Milwaukee Announces Hire of New Lender and Real Estate Program Officer, Renata Bitoy Bunger

Renata has extensive experience in business development, real estate and lending.

Renata Bitoy Bunger. Photo courtesy of LISC Milwaukee.

Renata Bitoy Bunger. Photo courtesy of LISC Milwaukee.

(March 2, 2016) Renata Bitoy Bunger will serve as LISC Milwaukee’s Program Officer for Lending and Real Estate. Her primary responsibility is to build and manage a real estate lending portfolio that leads to community transformation through affordable housing, commercial developments, and community facilities.

Renata has extensive experience in business development, real estate and lending.

She served as Senior Multifamily Underwriter for Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development, were she worked successfully with developers to close more than $30 million in multifamily loans, and approved $100 million in LIHTC awards. As Associate Director, at Fitch Ratings, she monitored commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) representing nearly $30 billion in complex domestic transactions. Renata also served as a Senior Asset Manager for the National Equity Fund where she managed a portfolio of special needs, senior and family housing Section 42/LIHTC properties representing nearly $200 million of investments. Most recently, she managed a start-up business helping to create a successful 10-acre permaculture farm in Southeast Wisconsin.

She has a graduate degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Wisconsin licensed real estate broker. She is a LEED green associate and dedicated to advocating for the green built environment.

About LISC: Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is the recognized leader in neighborhood development. LISC is a national organization with local priorities investing 1.3 billion in communities in 2015. Since 1995, LISC Milwaukee has invested $130 million in Milwaukee’s neighborhoods through grants, loans and technical assistance to neighborhood-based community development efforts. LISC’s mission is to help transform distressed communities into healthy communities of choice and opportunity. More information is available at www.lisc.org or www.lisc.org/milwaukee.

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