W. Kimball Griffith

Walter Kimball Griffith, Manager, Burlington Capital Group. Mr. Griffith has been an affordable housing consultant since retiring from Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) in February 2015. From 2003 to February 2015, he served as director (2003-2007) and vice president (2007-2015) in its Multifamily Division in charge of mortgage and investment products for affordable properties with federal, state or local financial support. During the period that he was vice president, affordable housing investments annually approximated $3 to 4 billion, working with 10 to 15 affordable mortgage lenders and investors and supervising eight production staff, as well as working with 15 underwriting staff. From 1974 to 2003, he practiced law, including with Kutak Rock LLP and its predecessor firms, from 1975 until 1999, where he served in numerous management roles, and with Ballard Spahr LLP from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Griffith currently serves on the Board of Directors of Enterprise Community Investors, Inc. (since 2009) and serves as a non-executive chair of the Board of Housing Up, formerly known as Transitional Housing Corporation, (board member since 2011 and chair since 2015) a Washington DC-based non-profit that provides housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk families.  Mr. Griffith has been of counsel to Norris George & Ostrow PLLC since its founding in 2017. Mr. Griffith graduated from Davidson College with a degree in political science in 1971 and earned a juris doctor degree from the University of North Carolina law school in 1974.