Ian Sobel
Asset Manager
The NHP Foundation

Ian Sobel joined NHPF in 2016 as an asset manager. He has more than seven years of property and asset management experience in student and multi-family housing. He is a detail and result driven manager. His track record of strategic operational analysis and implementation has led to improvements in NHPF’s bottom line performance and portfolio market position. Mr. Sobel’s areas of expertise include Value-Add Analysis/Implementation, Management Agent Oversight, Portfolio Management, and Financial Analysis.


He currently manages assets consisting of over 4,500 units, constituting $350 million of the value in NHPF’s stabilized portfolio. His duties in that regard fall in the areas of acquisition/disposition, fund reporting, and LIHTC / bond transactions.


Prior to joining NHPF, Mr. Sobel spent six years as the Director of Asset Management at Esponda Associates. During that period he directed the property operations team and delivered a 50% increase in net operating income across the Esponda’s $100 million portfolio. He also oversaw more than $8 million in capital construction projects and assisted in the underwriting of $20 million in acquisitions and long term investment leases.


Mr. Sobel received his B.A. from Northwestern University in 2010.