Hara Perkins has structured city-transforming real estate transactions, including NYC's Essex Crossing (on the public side) and Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island Campus (on the private side). Her consensus-building approach delivers long-term value to her clients and involves lasting relationships through joint ventures, ground leases or condominium regimes.
Hara is recognized as an expert in affordable housing and economic development. She has negotiated over $10 billion in low income housing tax credit transactions for developers and investors. More recently, she has been exploring with clients how Proptech might be tailored to benefit the residents of affordable housing. She speaks regularly on industry trends, and currently serves on the Smart City sub-board of the Propmodo Editorial Advisory Board.