Managing Escalating Costs
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Thu
Benjamin Lockwood, President and CEO of Housing Visions.
Housing Visions, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based out of Syracuse, NY, is a neighborhood revitalization organization specializing in affordable housing development. Housing Visions is the owner of approximately 1,850 units throughout 15 communities in Upstate New York and Pennsylvania and has a total community investment of more than $400 million.
Lockwood began his tenure at Housing Visions in 2005 as Development Manager after time with the City of Syracuse as Neighborhood Planner. He has since been promoted several times including into a Senior Development Manager, Director of Development, and most recently, Vice President, Business Development. Lockwood is credited with expanding the company’s presence outside of Central New York and being a primary driver of the company’s growth to nearly 100 employees. Lockwood holds a BS degree from Cornell University in Urban & Regional Studies as well as several industry credentials.