Florida Market President
Gorman & Company
Hana Eskra serves as Florida Market President for Gorman and Company. Her experience includes more than 20 years of affordable housing development consultation, financial feasibility and project management services, as well as housing policy analysis and implementation. Ms. Eskra has worked for local governments and both non‐profit and for‐profit housing development organizations. She has an operational knowledge of nearly all aspects of affordable housing.
Ms. Eskra has been directly involved in the development of over $175 million of affordable multi‐family and single family housing units and has worked with local officials to create housing policies that encourage the development of affordable housing in their communities. In her previous positions, Ms. Eskra worked for a national non‐profit to acquire, recapitalize and rehabilitate a failing low‐income housing tax credit portfolio and was Acting Director of Miami‐Dade County’s Office of Community and Economic Development. In that capacity, she managed 120 employees and oversaw a $400 million operating and capital budget that incorporated federal, state and local funding for affordable housing. Ms. Eskra has also worked as a technical advisor for a Florida statewide affordable housing organization, providing technical assistance and training to non‐profits and local governments. She also was the Director of Real Estate for the Greyston Foundation, a non‐profit community development corporation located in Yonkers, New York. Ms. Eskra has a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and wrote her Master’s paper on the low‐income housing tax credit. She resides in Miami, Florida.