Lecturer in Real Estate
Leslie Reid is the chief executive officer of Madison Park Development Corporation. She has over 20 years of affordable housing, commercial, and community development experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Ms. Reid’s community development experience includes asset management, acquisition, planning, financial feasibility, financing, and design and construction for residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties, immediately preceding her current position at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation. In her role at the Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development, she assisted public housing authorities with mixed-finance, private affordable housing, and non-residential development. Ms. Reid serves on the boards of the Children’s Investment Fund, the Boston Preservation Alliance, and the loan committees of the Life Initiative and the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation. She is a former board member of Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, HomeStart, and the Boston Employment Commission.