Mary Novak joined Landon Group in 2018 and has nearly twenty years of experience in housing and community development, as well as in construction management. She has worked on many housing developments in Southern California and the Twin Cities.
Mary gained her experience in project management, financing, grant writing, construction management and program creation through her work at Project for Pride in Living, Inc., Shaw-Lundquist Construction and South Bay Community Services. She has developed new construction and rehabilitation projects including affordable, market rate, multifamily rental, and homeownership developments. She oversees all stages of the development process from site selection, acquisition, entitlements, budgeting, design, closing, construction management, marketing and growing partnerships.
Mary has a B.A. in Social Work from the College of St. Benedict (1996) and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of California-Los Angeles (2003). Besides her work in housing, Mary volunteers in the community, loves playing with her two young children, training for distance bike rides and figuring out how to make her next travelling adventure come to fruition.