Meet Our Team
John Kennedy joined Chesapeake Community Advisors in 2018 as a Real Estate Financial Analyst. In this role, he is responsible for underwriting potential new acquisition and development opportunities, compiling applications for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and other funding sources, and overseeing development projects from concept through completion.
John grew up in the Metro Detroit area and holds a bachelors and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining Chesapeake, John worked for the Michigan State Housing Development Authority in the Tax Credit division where he was responsible for evaluating tax credit applications and ensuring Section 42 compliance of in-process developments. Prior to MSHDA, John worked for a Michigan-based nonprofit developer/property manager and saw many facets of the affordable housing universe. John is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the National Aquarium, and the Detroit Yacht ClubDownload V-Card