Panel Discussion: The New Localism in Action in Cleveland
Aaron Pechota, Senior Vice President of the NRP Group, has broad experience in development within the multi-family housing industry development including: Affordable Housing, Class “A” Luxury Apartments, Senior Housing and Student Housing. He has a particular expertise working on urban infill developments that are part of strategic neighborhood revitalization initiatives including brownfields, transit-orientated developments and repurposing of under-utilized property.
Mr. Pechota is skilled in working with both public and private sector partners including federal, state and local governments as well as Joint Venture relationships with private for-profit, not for-profit organizations and quasi-public entities. Since joining NRP in 2004, he has lead NRP development efforts more than 40 deals comprising approximately 3,300 units totaling over $600 million in development value.
Prior to joining the NRP Group, Mr. Pechota worked as a Corporate Associate and in the Investment Banking Group at National City Corporation (now PNC). During that time, he advised clients on both strategic sell-side and buy-side merger and acquisition transactions. In his role, Mr. Pechota performed complex financial modeling and analysis, strategic planning and marketing expertise to clients in a wide range of business.
Mr. Pechota graduated with distinction from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in 2002, where he earned his MBA with a concentration on Finance. He also graduated cum laude with a BA degree in both Finance and Accounting from the University of Dayton and is a proud alumnus of Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland.
Aaron lives in Avon, Ohio with his wife and six (6) children. In his spare time, Aaron serves on the Ohio Housing Council and is an active coach and member in the Avon Soccer League and Team Challenger Football Club.