Our Team

Talented and agile, Housing Diversity Corporation’s leadership team is driven to create. All members share a passion for the company and its mission, creating beautiful middle-income workforce housing in core urban neighborhoods. Housing Diversity’s team believes in leveraging all resources available to build the future of housing. 

Brad Padden

Brad Padden

Founder & CEO

Mathias Cohanim

Mathias Cohanim

Chief of Staff

Julie Xu

Julie Xu

Director, Finance

Lauren Padden

Lauren Padden

Chief Administrative Officer

Jack Rector

Jack Rector

Real Estate Analyst

Robert Tiscareno

Robert Tiscareno

Director, Business Development & Operations

Adina Eaton

Adina Eaton

CMO

Partner Companies

Construction partner in all HDC projects, STS Construction Services has over two decades in Seattle and over a decade in Los Angeles. Owner Craig Haveson of STS Construction Services and CEO and Founder Brad Padden of HDC have a close working relationship that helps to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.

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The principals of Nitze-Stagen and Housing Diversity partnered to create OZ Navigator. The OZ Navigator team takes advantage of their existing deal flow and their team of legal, tax and accounting, underwriting, and community impact investment professionals to source and deliver excellent Opportunity Zone projects.

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Nitze-Stagen is a private investment firm offering unique expertise in the areas of commercial office, industrial, retail properties, and adaptive reuse. For over four decades, commercial real estate investors have looked to Nitze-Stagen for its proven experience and knowledge.