Mr. Jonathan L. Wolf
Founder and President
Wendover Housing Partners LLC
Mr. Jonathan L. Wolf is the founder and president of Wendover Housing Partners LLC, a Florida-based, privately-held real estate development, investment, and management company.
Mr. Wolf oversees the strategic direction of both Wendover Housing Partners – which consists of a portfolio of affordable and market-rate multifamily communities, senior housing, transit-oriented communities, and student housing – and Wendover Management, which provides full-service property management for Wendover’s own properties as well as other properties throughout the country.
Mr. Wolf founded Wendover Housing Partners in 1995 and has built the company into one of the premier housing companies in the southeastern United States. His mission is to provide housing opportunities in a variety of economically and socially diverse neighborhoods. Mr. Wolf works actively at the local, state, and national level to encourage lawmakers and governments to take the necessary measures to address the critical need for affordable housing nationwide.
Mr. Wolf’s success in developing affordable housing communities has earned him a reputation as a leading authority in affordable tax credit housing development. He also has expertise in creating public-private partnerships to bring housing developments to fruition. Before his real estate development career, Mr. Wolf worked in finance, including executive positions at The Chase Manhattan Bank and Citicorp. His finance and development work has included the structuring and closing of some $2 billion in financings.
Mr. Wolf fulfills many philanthropic roles on a variety of charity, education, and civic boards. Working alongside university Presidents of the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (“ICUF),” Mr. Wolf has taken the lead in securing long-term funding from the Florida Legislature for the 29 ICUF institutions. Mr. Wolfs’ other Florida legislative initiatives include funding for developing the Florida Special Olympics headquarters and training facility and various affordable housing initiatives. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. Wolf graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He also studied at The American University in Cairo.