Cécile Chalifour, Managing Director, Community Development Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co
As the West Division manager for Chase’s Community Development Banking group, Cécile Chalifour leads a team dedicated to supporting the creation and rehabilitation of affordable housing. Under her leadership, her team has contributed to the development and revitalization of over 5,000 affordable housing units in the Western region over the past two years.
Chalifour regularly speaks on industry panels to provide insights as a subject matter expert, on the financing of modular housing for example. Modular housing is a new tool to encourage more production of affordable housing seamlessly and cost efficiently, that both developers and local government entities are very interested in. Chalifour has deep experience in creating new structured funds to support the production of more affordable housing tools and she’s consistently looking for new opportunities to help support the industry.