Edward Marchant, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, teaches courses on real estate development and finance and on the development, financing, and management of affordable housing. He also serves as a faculty member in Harvard's Executive Education programs sponsored by the Kennedy School, the Graduate School of Design, and the Divinity School. As a real estate professional working at The Community Builders, Inc., and later at John M. Corcoran Co., Marchant was actively involved in the development, financing, construction, and management of mixed-income housing, offices, and R&D real estate assets for more than 20 years. An independent real estate advisor since 1990, his clients include nonprofit and for-profit developers and investors, higher-education institutions, foundations, and governmental housing agencies. Much of his consulting work focuses on the development of mixed-income housing. Marchant is a graduate of Cornell University (BA in government) and Harvard Business School (MBA).