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Suzanne M. Graham

Suzanne M. Graham is a C-Suite Level Executive with over 25 years of experience specializing in a diverse range of real estate projects. She has played a significant role in several major development projects and advisory assignments over the course of her career. Specifically, Mrs. Graham has led the firm’s efforts on many public-private partnership projects including but not limited to HOPE VI-funded projects including Holyoke, MA; Middletown, CT; Knoxville, TN; Tacoma City, WA; Wheeling, WV; and Annapolis, MD.

As Executive Vice President & Development Director of MVUSA, she is directly involved in all of the technical aspects of METROVENTURES’ development projects or fee-based advisory services.
Her professional experience encompasses all aspects of project conceptualization & planning including managing the real estate development process from feasibility studies to planning, design, construction, and sales & marketing as well as operations planning.

During her career, she has worked extensively on both Retail and Residential development projects. Prior to joining METROVENTURES, Mrs. Graham was employed as a Project Manager with East of the River Community Development Corporation in Washington, DC where she was involved in developing a range of projects including retail and housing initiatives. Her responsibilities included financial analyses, feasibility studies, loan packaging, zoning analyses, public approvals, as well as managing technical and design consultants. She also provided technical support to small and emerging businesses located in the Development Zones of Ward 8, Washington, DC. Mrs. Graham was also formerly employed by the Urban Development Corporation in Kingston, Jamaica where she participated in the redevelopment of the Downtown Kingston Waterfront District.

Mrs. Graham holds a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, New York, NY; and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in City and Regional Planning from Howard University, Washington, DC and has over the years served on the Boards of several non-profit organizations including the Alumni Association for St Andrews College in Kingston, Jamaica.