Dean Porter-Nelson

October 5, 2017
0005 Schafer Synergy 090717Dean Porter Nelsonsmall

Dean joined the Schafer Richardson development team in 2017. As Assistant Project Manager, he assists the Director of Development and the development team with all aspects of project management including pre-development due diligence and visioning, developing and managing budgets, guiding design, overseeing construction, and managing project lease-up and close out.

Dean holds a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Minnesota and is AICP certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Prior to joining Schafer Richardson, Dean worked with the Chicago office of Enterprise Community Partners.  Enterprise works across multiple industries and sectors to increase the supply of well-designed affordable homes in communities nationwide.  Dean is an alumni of the Public Allies Twin Cities Americorps program and he has also worked for the City of St. Paul and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.


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