Experienced in Creating & Preserving Affordable Housing.
Alliant Strategic Investments is led by an experienced team of socially conscious, multifamily real estate professionals. With an average of 25 years of real estate experience, our executives have collectively financed, managed, and operated over 100,000 affordable housing units throughout the U.S.
“We envision a world where our investments are catalysts for enriched lives and healthier communities.”
The Experience of Our Executive Team
Years in Affordable Multifamily Real Estate
Affordable Multifamily Rental Properties Owned in 47 U.S. States
Affordable Housing Units Created or Preserved
In Equity Invested on Behalf of Institutional Investors
Meet Our Executive Team
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Shawn Horwitz is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alliant Strategic Investments. From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Horwitz was employed by a nationally recognized tax credit syndication firm as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer where he was responsible for the financial affairs of the company and its affiliates. Additionally, he was integrally involved in the raising of equity, the acquisition process and the day-to-day running of the company. Shawn received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from Rhodes University in South Africa. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Co-Founder & Managing Member
Eddie Lorin is Co-founder and Managing Member of Alliant Strategic Investments. He is a real estate owner, developer and acting principal. Through the course of his career, he has successfully acquired more than 200 properties; 40,000 units contained in over $4.2 billion in real estate. Eddie is a member of the EIG and the Novogradac coalitions for Opportunity Zones. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and has been a licensed California real estate broker since 1988.
Russell Ginise is the President of Alliant Strategic Investments and directs the firm’s affordable housing preservation, workforce housing and qualified opportunity zone investment initiatives. Russell has extensive experience in both 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. He has held leadership positions in local and national organizations throughout his career and held elected public office in his community for 10 years. Russell received his Bachelor of Arts from UCLA and his 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.
Kathleen Balderrama is General Counsel for Alliant Strategic Investments. She has fourteen years of experience in complex business litigation, including affordable housing, real estate, and securities litigation. Before joining Alliant, Ms. Balderrama practiced at international law firms, Mayer Brown LLP and Crowell & Moring LLP. Ms. Balderrama obtained her Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, where she graduated as valedictorian, and her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University.
Chief Financial Officer
Charles Allen is the Chief Financial Officer at Alliant Strategic Investments. Mr. Allen is responsible for the financial affairs of the Company. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Allen was the Controller for Alliant solar energy division.
Chief Impact Officer
Ada Arevalo is the Chief Impact Officer at Alliant Strategic Investments. Ms. Arevalo leads the firm’s business development strategies while also being responsible for overseeing the development and expansion of the sustainability and social impact efforts across the portfolio. Prior to joining Alliant Strategic Investments, Ms. Arevalo was the VP of Fund Management for Avanath Capital where she served as the co-head of business development and Chair of the impact investing committee. Ms. Arevalo focused her efforts on leading the firm’s ESG strategies, implementation and measurement. Ms. Arevalo also serves on the board of a non-profit serving children with special needs.
Chief Capital Officer
Clayton Wyatt is the Chief Capital Officer for Alliant Strategic Investments. Mr. Wyatt has over 15 years of real estate experience completing transactions totaling more than $15 billion in value. His experience includes private equity, brokerage, construction/development, finance and investment banking. Prior to earning his MBA, he managed a large joint venture where he led the efforts to buy distressed real estate and worked in the structured finance group of a billion-dollar REIT.
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