Amin Irving – President and CEO
Mr. Irving is the President and CEO of Ginosko Development Company and is responsible for the overall performance and operation of all divisions of the GDC family of companies. Mr. Irving oversees the selection of various locations, the preliminary feasibility analyses, the purchase negotiation of projects, landscaping and architectural design, municipality processing and debt and equity financing.
Mr. Irving has had previous work experience which, includes Investment Banking in New York City, where he has gained sagacity in effectively and efficiently operating development projects. In Citigroup's Real Estate Equity Division, Mr. Irving conducted various financial analyses for Sale-Leaseback and Synthetic-Lease deals valued over $450 million. Some notable deals include Huntington Bank and Samsung properties.
Mr. Irving was awarded the prestigious Crain's Detroit Business Top 40 Business Person's under 40 years old. Amin graduated from the University of Michigan Business School in Ann Arbor majoring in Finance and Real Estate. He was the recipient of the University of Michigan Achievement Award. Amin is the proud husband of Tiffaney Irving and a proud father.
Mary H. Tischler, CPA - Chief Financial Officer
Mary joined Ginosko Development Company in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for all financial accounting and reporting functions for the GDC family of companies, including proforma development and operating budgets, debt and equity financing, and internal controls.
She comes to GDC with over twenty years of tax, public accounting and financial consulting experience with a specialty in the affordable housing industry. She has provided years of technical assistance and consulting to developers, contractors and property managers regarding pro-forma development and operating budget analysis, partnership and loan agreements, low income housing tax credit and placed in service applications, LIHTC, HUD and MSHDA cost certifications, audits and tax returns. Her experience with public charities, private foundations, and other tax-exempt organizations including health and human services organizations, arts and cultural organizations, environmental and historical organizations, and membership organizations, among others, also brings an added level of skill and passion to GDC as we pursue our mission to build a brighter future today for all of our community residents, partners and other stakeholders.
Mary has also taught English in China with Oakland University and creative writing as a writer in residence in the Detroit Public Schools with the InsideOut Literary Arts Organization.
She is a member of the Michigan Housing Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. She is a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from James Madison College – Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Socioeconomics and Public Policy. She also holds a Master of Fine Arts – Writing and Poetics from the Naropa Institute, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (MI and IL).
Her interests in gardening, natural and cultural history, creative writing and the environment have motivated her to become active in her community. For many years she has served on various boards and committees of area non-profits. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Oakland Township Historical Society, and has given many years of service on the Finance Committee of the Clinton River Watershed Council, the Audit Committee of Common Ground and as Treasurer of the Oakland Land Conservancy (now Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy). She also loves to play guitar and sing in her band Sock Monkey.
Nathan Keup – VP Development
Mr. Keup is the Vice President of Development at Ginosko Development Company and is responsible for managing the development process for all real estate ventures undertaken by GDC. Mr. Keup manages site selection, feasibility and underwriting, purchase negotiation, financing, closings, and construction of projects within GDC’s pipeline and portfolio.
Mr. Keup joined Ginosko Development Company after serving as Director of Real Estate Development for a large Michigan non-profit housing organization where he was responsible for implementing over $100M in senior housing and care developments at more than 10 new locations across Michigan. While at his previous position, Mr. Keup worked closely with federal, state and local financing agencies including HUD, MSHDA, and the City of Detroit. Mr. Keup lead the interdisciplinary team of Owner, manager, architect, contractor and consultants through the development process, in addition to serving as staff liaison to governance. In 2015 Mr. Keup graduated from the LeadingAge Leadership Academy. He is also a graduate of Leadership Oakland XVII. Mr. Keup also serves as a Board Member of the Michigan Housing Council, the Rivertown Detroit Association and is a member of the Leadership Oakland Finance Committee.
Mr. Keup is an active member of his church where he and his wife and children attend.
John J. Hayes – Retired
Mr. Hayes was actively involved in the development of affordable multifamily residential housing for over thirty years. Mr. Hayes' multifamily career resulted in the creation of over 17,000 apartment units in the Great Lakes states of Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois. Mr. Hayes is the past president of the Michigan Housing Council, the longest standing affordable housing association in Michigan. He also served on the advisory board of the Great Lakes Capital Fund (formerly Michigan Capital Fund, now Cinnaire), the largest equity provider of Sec. 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credits equity in Michigan and the surrounding region.
Mr. Hayes graduated from the University of Detroit, secured his Certified Public Accounting credentials and worked at a large regional public accounting firm before embarking on his multi-family real estate development career.
We wish him the best in his retirement!