President of Walker and Dunlop Affordable Preservation
Russell Ginise is the President of Walker & Dunlop Affordable Preservation, formerly Alliant Strategic Investments. In his role, he directs the firm’s affordable housing preservation, workforce housing, and qualified opportunity zone investment initiatives. In addition, he has extensive experience in affordable and market-rate multifamily housing, having led or directed public and private firms that have collectively invested in, owned, or managed over 100,000 apartment units in more than 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Mr. Ginise has also held leadership positions in local and national organizations throughout his career and held elected public office in his community for ten years.
Mr. Ginise received his Bachelor of Arts from UCLA and Juris Doctorate from the Pepperdine University School of Law. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and its Affordable and Workforce Housing Council.