Shannon Cox Baker
Regional Vice President, Mountain
Shannon Cox Baker has more than fifteen years of real estate development experience in both the public and private sector in Colorado. As Regional Vice President of the Mountain Region for Pennrose, Shannon is responsible for the execution and continued growth of Pennrose’s development pipeline in Colorado, Arizona, and Utah, including all aspects of the real estate development process from initial conception through construction, to lease-up and stabilized occupancy or sale.
Prior to joining Pennrose in 2022, Shannon ran her own consultancy and development company for over a decade where she provided owner’s representation and project management services to for-profit, nonprofit, and housing authority LIHTC developers throughout Colorado. In partnership with Pennrose and TGTHR, a Colorado-based nonprofit, Shannon is developing 2700 Wewatta, a supportive housing development for homeless youth in Denver. Her passion for supportive housing originated in 2009 while working as a development associate for Boulder Housing Partners, the Housing Authority for the City of Boulder, and she has since become a leading advocate for the development of homeless housing.
Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Environmental Studies from University of South Carolina Honors College and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Entrepreneurship from University of Colorado Leeds School of Business. She’s an active member of the CU Real Estate Center and Housing Colorado.