Full Name
Jennifer Litwak
Job Title
Executive Director
Housing on Merit
Speaker Bio
Jennifer Litwak is the Executive Director of Housing on Merit and has successfully managed the closing of over $475 million in multifamily acquisitions and overseen the development, preservation and renovation of over 3,800 units of affordable housing nationwide. She is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and serves as Vice Chair of the Residential, Multi-Family, and Special Use Group. Ms. Litwak serves as an appointed member to Urban Land Institute’s Affordable & Workforce Housing Council.

In addition, Ms. Litwak is a Board of Trustee of the National Housing Conference and serves on their Research Committee, which advises the Center for Housing Policy. She has taken on numerous roles with Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW) and served as an appointed member of various National Committees including, Network Industry Research, Member Education, and Scholarship Selection since 2016. In 2020, Ms. Litwak was inducted into the CREW Visionaries program.
Ms. Litwak earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wake Forest University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is a graduate of the prestigious Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) program of the Council of Development Finance Agencies and completed an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Jennifer Litwak