Executive Team

CDP’s executive team is led by brothers Eric and Kyle Paine who founded CDP in 2011. The CDP team is comprised of industry professionals who collectively have over 40 years of real estate development experience. Our professionals have overseen the development of over 2,500 affordable and market rate units throughout California in the past decade. The team has the breadth of knowledge, unique understanding of asset valuation, transaction structuring expertise, and project management acumen to pinpoint, underwrite, and successfully execute on opportunities.

CDP prides itself on working with the industry’s best third party architects, general contractors, financial partners, consultants, and property managers who share in CDP’s core value of ethical, efficient, sustainable, and community-oriented development.

The successful track record of past and current endeavors, along with the personal and financial commitment as vested partners, speaks volumes to the propensity for success of CDP’s future ventures.

  • Eric Paine Chief Executive Officer

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    Mr. Paine is the CEO of CDP and focuses on corporate strategy and business development as well as overseeing the design and construction of all CDP projects.  Eric has served on the Board of Directors for non-profits in both Oregon and California. Eric’s interest in modern design, art, and ecology help to shape the vision for CDP communities.  Prior to founding the organization and focusing his career on mission driven development, he worked in real estate investment and market rate housing where we honed his development acumen. Eric earned his BA in Economics with a minor in Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles, a certificate in Light Construction Development Management from the University of California, Irvine, and held a California Real Estate Broker and General Contractor licenses prior to moving to Oregon.

  • Kyle Paine President

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    Kyle Paine serves as President of Community Development Partners. Kyle manages the sourcing and underwriting for all acquisition/rehabilitation and new construction projects for CDP, including managing each project through the cycle of due diligence, financing application submittal, and the closing of construction and permanent loans. Kyle also oversees the asset management of stabilized assets.

    Mr. Paine brings a dynamic background in real estate development to CDP’s team. Prior to joining CDP Kyle spent two years at Fairfield Residential, a national apartment developer, builder, and manager where he served as the Acquisition and Development Officer for the Pacific Northwest region and had comprehensive oversight of the sourcing of institutional grade market rate and affordable development sites.

    Kyle has his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Business from the University of California at Berkeley. Since obtaining his California Real Estate Broker’s License in 2005, Kyle has worked in real estate brokerage of development projects.

  • Jennifer Nguyen Chief Financial Officer

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    Jennifer Nguyen is CDP’s CFO and manages the organization’s financial, risk management, and administrative operations. In addition to guiding the company’s fiscal and operational strategy, she oversees ongoing reporting, compliance, and asset management. With 20 years of experience in real estate, operational finance, and investment finance, Jennifer previously served as an external CFO to multiple non-profit organizations in the education industry. Prior to that, she was a Director at Ally Financial and its predecessor GMAC, where she structured and managed real estate debt and equity transactions with a combined basis exceeding $4 billion. Before Ally, she worked in Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate Investment Banking Group underwriting debt and equity financing in several funds co-invested with a large public pension agency. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.

  • France Manalaysay Fitzpatrick Senior Development Manager

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    France is CDP’s Senior Development Manager in Portland and worked as an architectural project manager for 15 years specializing in multi-family architecture in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California. Her expertise ranged from garden-style, wood construction; to mid-rise, wood over concrete structures; to high-rise concrete and steel buildings. Working with multi-family developers led to a pursuit in a housing development career. Prior to joining CDP, she worked at Housing Development Center (HDC) as a Senior Project Manager, where she conducted site feasibility studies and acquisition, managed construction projects, liaisoned between design/construction team and funders and clients, assisted in funding applications, facilitated work flow between finance and construction staff, produced and managed project protocols and standards, and trained construction management staff. Prior to HDC, she was the Director of Development for CASA of Oregon, a non-profit affordable housing development organization focused on serving rural areas in Oregon. At CASA, she supervised a staff of 7, procured funding from state and federal sources as well as capital campaigns, supervised their bi-annual farmworker housing conference, and instituted a staff mentoring program. France is also a volunteer at her local Habitat for Humanity. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Studies from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

  • Cory Bannister Development Manager

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    Cory is a Development Manager in the Newport Beach office. His role includes sourcing, financing, and entitling new acquisition opportunities and managing the construction of closed deals.

    He began his career at Prudential Mortgage Capital Company where he was responsible for underwriting Fannie, Freddie, and FHA mortgages for affordable housing developments. He continued to work in affordable housing by joining Wasatch Advantage Group, a Low Income Housing Tax Credit developer, overseeing the submission of 4% and 9% applications, debt and equity financing, and renovations of existing properties. Most recently, Cory worked as an associate at R4 Capital, a national syndicator of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, structuring equity investments in tax credit properties. Throughout his finance and development career, he has been involved in the creation or preservation of over one thousand affordable housing units totaling over $400 million in development costs.

    Cory graduated from Stanford with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies and a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. While at Stanford, he was a scholarship pitcher on the varsity baseball team. He now lives in Newport Beach with his wife, Monica, and daughter, Anna.

  • Mai Huynh-Carnes Development Manager

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    Mai, a Development Manager in CDP’s Portland office, leads project teams to continue our growth in Oregon. Mai brings extensive affordable housing focused project management and architectural design experience to her work at CDP. Prior to joining CDP, Mai worked as a senior construction project manager with a non-profit organization in Portland, assisting clients with needs ranging from site assessment to construction management. Previously, Mai worked as an architect where she designed and managed multifamily affordable housing and mixed-use projects in the Portland metropolitan and southwest Washington areas. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Architecture degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo. Mai is a licensed Oregon architect and a LEED Accredited Professional.

  • Rich Rodgers Development Manager

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    Rich Rodgers, CDP’s Development Manager in our Portland office, guides our projects from start to finish, with an emphasis on non-profit partnerships that serve the greatest unmet needs facing Oregon communities. With more than twenty years of experience in housing policy, advocacy and programs in the Portland region, Rich is committed to developing and delivering projects that strengthen the capacity of Portland’s non-profits serving communities of color, people experiencing homelessness, seniors, and other cost-burdened renters.

    CDP’s work in Portland is driven by a holistic commitment to social equity, and Rich is active in policy efforts to promote stronger tenant protections, greater utilization of MWESB firms, innovative and compassionate approaches to the challenges of homelessness, and increased funding for affordable housing. A graduate of Yale University, Rich worked for 11 years as a senior policy advisor to Portland City Commissioner Erik Sten. He has been on the board of Street Roots since 2008. Rich chaired Ted Wheeler’s affordable housing committee during his Portland mayoral campaign, and he co-chaired a committee advising mayor-elect Wheeler on tenants’ rights, among other advocacy and policy efforts. Rich also has experience in construction management and affordable housing finance.

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