Her role will focus on helping clients understand and execute real estate development projects.

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Priya Ananthanathan:  Director of Development Services

Denham Wolf Welcomes Priya Ananthanathan as Director of Development Services

Her role will focus on helping clients understand and execute real estate development projects.

NEW YORK, September 18, 2023 – Today, Denham Wolf Real Estate Services, a leading nonprofit real estate advisor, is proud to announce that Priya Ananthanathan has joined the firm as Director of Development Services. With a decade of experience guiding nonprofits through acquisition, renovation, and new construction projects, Ms. Ananthanathan brings an innovative approach to development, technical expertise in navigating city government procedures, and excellent client relations skills to her new position.

“Priya’s deep knowledge of New York’s nonprofit development process, combined with her exceptional ability to work with clients of all kinds, makes her a perfect leader for our Development Services team. We’re proud to welcome her to Denham Wolf,” said Paul Wolf, Managing Principal and CEO. “As our firm continues to expand, we all look forward to seeing how Priya can help nonprofits use real estate development to further their missions.”

As the Director of Development Services, Ms. Ananthanathan leads a collaborative practice group in assessing, structuring, and negotiating real estate development opportunities for the nonprofit community. In her role, she helps clients understand the real estate development potential of their assets, determine the viability and mission impact of projects, and prepare to fully undertake new developments. She also provides managerial support to the members of the Development Services team, allowing Managing Principal and CEO Paul Wolf to provide oversight and counsel more effectively on all of Denham Wolf’s projects and clients.

“I’m thrilled to harness my deep experience in and passion for nonprofit real estate development in this new role at Denham Wolf,” said Ms. Ananthanathan. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to strengthen and expand our firm’s services and to partnering with our clients to help them leverage their real estate assets to achieve their goals.”

Prior to joining Denham Wolf, Ms. Ananthanathan served as a Vice President within the Funding Agreements Team at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she worked on more than 50 development projects valued at more than $500M. Her work included helping expand the Richmond University Medical Center Emergency Room and the Cogeneration Plant and renovating the Second Stage Theater’s new home on Broadway. She was the recipient of the 2019 NYCEDC Presidential Award, which is given annually to an individual who exhibits exceptional performance in teamwork, communication, and results.

Ms. Ananthanathan holds an M.S. in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment at The New School. She graduated with a B.A. with honors in Philosophy from Western University in London, Ontario.

About Denham Wolf Real Estate Services

An essential resource for the nonprofit community, Denham Wolf Real Estate Services provides expertise in transactions, development, and project management. Through these integrated services, the firm empowers organizations to take a thoughtful, mission-first approach to real estate. Denham Wolf has partnered with hundreds of diverse nonprofit organizations since its founding in 1998, shaping millions of square feet across New York City and beyond. For more information, visit: www.denhamwolf.com.

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