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Pennrose Names Martin to Head Southeastern Development Activities

Dec 16, 2020


Amon Martin

Pennrose is pleased to announce the promotion of Amon Martin to Regional Vice President of the Southeast effective January 1, 2021, following the recent announcement of the retirement of Mark Straub. Martin joined Pennrose, LLC in 2016 as Senior Developer. He has led the Atlanta office for Pennrose and contributed to the execution and continued growth of Pennrose’s development pipeline within the Southeastern U.S. area, including all aspects of the real estate development process from initial conception through construction, to lease-up and stabilized occupancy or sale.

“Amon’s leadership and experience will support the continued pipeline growth in the Southeast,” said Timothy I. Henkel, Principal and Senior Vice President at Pennrose. “We remain committed to meeting the increasing demand for high-quality, affordable housing. Amon has demonstrated a unique ability to deliver attentive service to our development partners and clients.”

Martin brings with him over 20-years of experience in market-rate and affordable apartments, small-scale and large; multi-family and senior conventionally financed or with public financing. He is a real estate professional with notable success within the areas of design, development, financing, underwriting, master planning, management/operations, land swaps, infrastructure improvements, demolition, construction, and acquisitions.

“I am appreciative of this opportunity to continue the Pennrose development activities in this region that have been successfully led by Mark Straub and my colleagues for the past 15 years,” said Martin. “I am grateful for Mark’s mentorship that guided my understanding of Pennrose and the company’s goals for the region.”

Prior to Pennrose, Martin was Senior Development Director with Integral Group, LLC where he contributed to growth and new business development and was charged with mixed-income and mixed-use developments in the Southeast. He also worked at The Shelter Group, located in Baltimore, where he led the development of affordable/market-rate multifamily and senior housing in the Mid-Atlantic.

Martin attended the United States Air Force Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research. He also attended the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs where he earned a Master’s in Public Management with a concentration in Public Sector Financial Management.