Mark Dean is the Head of Affordable Production for NewPoint. He is responsible for expanding the reach of NewPoint’s rapidly growing Affordable Housing Platform and leading the team offering affordable housing developers and providers access to NewPoint’s unrivaled suite of Agency, HUD/FHA and Proprietary lending solutions for the creation and preservation of affordable housing nationwide.
Dean has nearly 40 years of experience providing investment and mortgage banking services to real estate firms. He spent much of his career at affordable specialist Citi Community Capital (formerly Newman & Associates), where he retired in 2020 after 22 years of serving as Managing Director and Head of Production. During his tenure, Citi Community Capital grew to become the largest affordable housing lender in the nation, closing $7 billion in lending volume in 2020. Prior to Citi, Dean served in various positions at U.S. Bank, including running the Western Region Public Finance group.
In 2021, Dean planned and completed a two-cyclist, 3,611-mile transcontinental bicycle tour from the Pugeot Sound to the Chesapeake Bay that raised $15,000 for homeless veterans.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Washington State University.