Jacques Sandberg, Vice President, leads the company’s affordable housing business, continuing our commitment to creating and preserving affordable housing opportunities in a variety of geographically, economically and socially diverse neighborhoods.
He oversees an existing portfolio that includes more than 40 sites and 10,000 affordable residences. Sandberg plays an integral role in the redevelopment of Roosevelt Square, a mixed-income development on the Near West Side that will ultimately include more than 2,000 residential units and Lathrop, a multi-year, multi-phase project that is transforming the historic property into a vibrant mixed-use, mixed-income community.
Sandberg has more than 20 years of experience in planning, building and financing publicly-financed projects. He is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Community Investment Advisory Council, the Urban Land Institute and the Illinois Housing Council.
Sandberg holds a master’s degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where the focus of his work was on urban design and real estate development, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Grinnell College.