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Little Expands Pennrose Midwest Development Team in Chicago

December 5, 2017

William F. Little has joined Pennrose, LLC as regional vice president of development in Chicago, Il. Little was previously with Hunt Development Group, LLC, an affiliate of the Hunt Companies, Inc. In 2017, Pennrose announced that Hunt Companies had become a strategic partner in the company’s development activities.

Little will continue to oversee the execution of the Cabrini-Green redevelopment in Chicago, one of the projects in Hunt’s pipeline that Pennrose assumed responsibility and oversight for. He will also be responsible for the continued growth of Pennrose’s development pipeline throughout Illinois and Indiana, including all aspects of the real estate business development process.

“The addition of Bill to the Pennrose team will provide continuity in managing the Cabrini-Green development and access to Pennrose’s consistent development execution process,” said Timothy I. Henkel, senior vice president of Pennrose, LLC. “We are pleased to have someone with his vast experience and deep commitment to the Chicago area join our company.”

Little is a 25-year veteran of the real estate development and construction world. As senior vice president of public private partnerships with Hunt, his role emphasized building partnerships with local, state, and federal housing and redevelopment agencies to revitalize communities by introducing and implementing housing and economic development solutions. For over ten years, from 2001-2012, Little served as executive vice president of development at the Chicago Housing Authority. In that role, little directly oversaw the financing, development and construction of over 20.000 units of housing in partnership with a wide and diverse array of public, private, civic and community stakeholders.

Little holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School, and a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana College of Engineering.