Lawrence H. Curtis is President and Managing Partner of WinnDevelopment and member of the Board of Directors of WinnCompanies. He has led a full range of real estate development and acquisition activities for more than 33 years and has been instrumental in helping the company grow from 3,000-units in 1986 to more than 100,000-units, which Winn currently has under management in 23 states. Mr. Curtis’ primary focus has been on the creation of affordable housing, mixed income housing and historic rehabilitation developments.
He is a past president of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association and a member of the Executive Committee for the National Multi-Housing Council, where he was past chair of their Workforce Housing Committee. Mr. Curtis serves on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Board of Trustees and formerly served as the 2006 chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. In addition, Mr. Curtis co-founded New Lease, a non-profit based in Boston that provides a clearinghouse of affordable housing units for families staying in state- funded shelters and motels throughout Massachusetts.