Benjamin L. Cirka, MS ’06
Founder and Executive Director
Community Hospitality Healthcare Services
Industry: Investments, Real Estate, Healthcare
Benjamin is an active investor in structured equity, tax credit, and capital market transactions involving healthcare and multifamily assets. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of Community Hospitality Healthcare Services (CHHS), which was developed in part through his practicum at Johns Hopkins.
Previously, he served as Senior Finance Manager at Struever Brothers, Eccles, and Rouse, a regional development company specializing in large, mixed-use projects with a historical component. He also spent several years with the Shelter Group, a regional development, and management company specializing in developing affordable long-term care and rental housing facilities and syndicating low-income housing tax credits.
With the Shelter Group, Mr. Cirka oversaw the portfolios of institutional clients and investors and was a member of the Investment Committee. He has been involved in over $1 billion of total project financing that has provided neighborhood redevelopment, historic building preservation, affordable housing, and healthcare services throughout the United States.