As Senior Vice President of Development for Related California, Ms. Kang is responsible for business development, strategic planning and creative financing mechanisms for Related’s affordable residential developments. She comes to Related with over 20 years experience in affordable housing finance and development and has entitled and constructed more than 2,500 affordable multi-family housing units in California worth over $500 million.
Ms. Kang is an expert in navigating California’s complex land use entitlement processes, forging innovative public-private partnerships, and structuring multi-layered financing bringing difficult projects to fruition. Prior to joining Related, Ms. Kang was President and Co-Founder of Domus Development, LLC, where she led the company’s development activities for fifteen years.
Ms. Kang’s projects have received national accolades from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, American Institute of Architects, U.S. Green Building Council, and the 2014 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, California's highest environmental honor. She has been recognized with the Sacramento CREW Nancy Hotchkiss Woman of Impact Award, Smart Growth America’s LOCUS Leadership Award, Sacramento Housing Alliance Housing Innovator of the Year Award, Northern California Real Estate Woman of Influence Award, Sacramento Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Award, and the Sierra Business Council Visionary 2020 Award.
Ms. Kang serves as a Commissioner on the California Commission on Aging, appointed by Governor Brown in 2016, is a member of Lambda Alpha International and serves as a director on the boards of the California Housing Consortium, Rail~Volution, Council of Infill Builders, and the California Museum. She earned a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornell University.