sarah blanchard, Senior Consultant
Ms. Blanchard joined S.B. Clark Companies in February 2018. Prior to joining S.B. Clark Companies, Ms. Blanchard worked at the Colorado Division of Housing where she underwrote applications for gap financing for affordable housing projects and provided technical assistance with all aspects of project development and financial structure to developers across the State. Preceding her work at the Division of Housing, Ms. Blanchard worked in the housing practice at BBC Research and Consulting and assisted in the development of housing market and fair housing studies. Ms. Blanchard spent three years as a senior policy advisor for housing at the Province of Ontario in Toronto, her home town, prior to relocating to Denver in 2014.
Ms. Blanchard received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in 2007 and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2011. In 2017 Ms. Blanchard completed a Master of Urban Planning at the University of Colorado Denver. In 2015, Ms. Blanchard completed the Urban Land Institute and Denver Office of Economic Development’s Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDI) program and she is in the process of completing the National Development Council’s Rental Housing Development Finance certification.