Ivy Dench-Carter

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Regional Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region

As Regional Vice President, Ivy Dench-Carter is responsible for all phases of Pennrose’s development projects in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington D.C. Ivy brings nearly 30 years of management and real estate development experience to the role, with expertise in stand-alone affordable housing development deals, affordable housing preservation, HOPE VI development, complex mixed-income, mixed finance, and multi-phase redevelopment projects. 

Ivy started her career at Pennrose Management Company in 1990 as a Property Manager for two properties before earning a promotion to Regional Property Manager, which gave her oversight of 21 affordable housing properties. In 1995, Ivy joined Pennrose Properties, expanding her career into the arena of affordable housing development.

Ivy is currently on the Board of Directors of Anne Arundel County Affordable Housing Coalition and previously served as President of the Maryland Affordable Housing Commission. She is an active member of the community and a recent graduate of Leadership Maryland, an independent statewide program designed to expand the capacity of Maryland’s leaders. Ivy attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA.