As Assistant Vice President of Development for Related California, Mr. Mai is responsible for managing all aspects of design, financing and construction of more than 1,100 affordable housing units in Southern California. Since joining Related in 2014, he has successfully secured over $500 million in financing and managed the development of 201 family units at Paradise Creek in National City and 288 family and senior units at Bloomington Grove in Bloomington.
Prior to joining Related, Mr. Mai was a consultant for Genesis LA Economic Growth Corporation and a researcher at East Los Angeles Community Corporation (ELACC). He served as the Financial Analyst on the winning team in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low Income Housing Challenge and received a fellowship from the United States Department of Education.
Mr. Mai holds a Master in Urban and Regional Planning and a bachelor's degree in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, regularly serves as a mentor for the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, and a guest lecturer at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.