Stewards of Permanently Affordable Housing
The work of the Atlanta Land Trust would not be possible without the tireless efforts of a dedicated team that is committed to fulfilling the mission of providing permanently affordable housing in the city.
Executive Directorarhein@atllandtrust.org(404) 257-6866 (office)Twitter
Amanda Rhein is a seasoned real estate professional with extensive experience facilitating public private partnerships and community development. She most recently served as the Senior Director of TOD and Real Estate with MARTA where she worked to create transit-oriented communities that connect people to opportunities, drive sustainable community development and promote regional prosperity. Previously she spent ten years at Invest Atlanta attracting investment to Atlanta’s most underserved communities.
Development ManagerGMartin@atllandtrust.org(404) 257-6866 (office)
Geoffrey Martin is an experienced real estate professional with a demonstrated history of working in investment real estate. He is skilled in analytics, asset management, real estate acquisition and development. Geoffrey most recently served as Acquisition/Development Associate with GROWTH by NCRC where he sourced and managed residential development projects in several markets including Atlanta.
Stewardship Managerkbabino@atllandtrust.org(404) 257-6399 (office)
Karen Babino has more than ten years combined experience in real estate. She is a licensed broker who has focused on working directly with low and moderate income households, encouraging homebuyer education, financial literacy and the use of down payment assistance programs. She is very active in her community having served in leadership roles in both her neighborhood organization and Neighborhood Planning Unit S. She previously worked in corporate marketing and communications for an acute-care, specialty hospital within a non-profit healthcare system.
Fulton-Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Inc.
As Executive Director of the Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Inc., Chris has been instrumental in leading the restructuring of the LBA, expanding its programmatic initiatives and significantly increasing its funding. Chris also serves as the President of the Georgia Association of Land Bank Authorities (GALBA).
Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
Rob Brawner leads the Partnership in its broad-based, collaborative focus on ensuring the promise of stronger communities and equitable, sustainable benefit to the 45 Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods and beyond. His responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Partnership’s strategic plan, as well as capital and operational fundraising – and stewardship of the private and philanthropic funds that support of the construction of the project.
Habitat for Humanity International
As Vice President of U.S. Operations for Habitat for Humanity International, Sue provides leadership for HFHI teams that support Habitat for Humanity’s network of more than 1,200 U.S. affiliated organizations. Sue also serves as Chair of the Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.
Head of Real Estate
Founded in 2019, Juno (www.juno.co) is a product company on a mission to reinvent multifamily development. The Company has built a repeatable system to integrate the design, development, and delivery of multifamily housing with the goal of unlocking value for both residents and investors alike. As Head of Real Estate for Juno and President of the Juno Development (the real estate division of the company), Jim is responsible for building the pipeline of new multifamily real estate projects and raising capital for those projects.
Georgia State University College of Law
Oakland City Community Organization
Former Nonprofit Housing Executive
Vice-President of Real Estate Development & Acquisitions
Atlanta Housing Authority
Vice-President & Market Leader
Southeast Enterprise Community Partners
Neighborhood Planning Unit – K
English Avenue Neighborhood Association
Department of City Planning
Founder and Principal
Porch and Square
Dynamic Development Enterprises