Lois Fried - C.A.S.E. - Nurture, Inspire, Empower


Lois Fried, Managing Partner, has over 30 years of experience in real estate finance and investment. She is responsible for all aspects of capital sourcing and deployment for Urban Atlantic (UA). Lois has deployed $1.7 billion in UA-sponsored real estate and $2.5 billion as an investor in other sponsored real estate and operating businesses. Lois has financed numerous large-scale, mixed-used and mixed-income projects, leveraging public and private funds including tax exempt bonds, Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT), Low Income Housing Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits, FHA debt, and conventional debt and equity. Her expertise bringing together public and private capital sources has been instrumental in creating first-class urban and transit oriented developments, while providing market rate returns to investors.

In the past three years, Lois has closed on $325 million in construction financing for three urban, mixed-use, transit-oriented developments in the Washington, D.C. area. Previously she served as Chief Financial Officer of the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission. She was also President of Current Asset Finance Corp., Vice President of MNC Financial-South Charles Realty and a Partner with Trammel Crow Residential Company. Lois is a former Member and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Housing Partnership.

Lois has an M.B.A. in Finance from George Washington University and a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Colorado. She is an adoptive mother and she and her daughter have taken advantage of C.A.S.E. services and educational opportunities. Since 2014, Lois has served as Treasurer on the C.A.S.E. Board of Directors.