Thalia Lankin
Chief Operating Officer, Building America, CDE
Chief Business Development Officer, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust

Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, AFL-CIO HIT 

Mrs. Lankin serves as chief business development officer for the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT). In this capacity, she develops the firm’s strategic plan, develops new growth strategies for the Trust and oversees the implementation of its business strategy. She sits on the HIT’s investment, valuation and human resource committees and is the chief operating officer of HIT’s new markets tax credit affiliate, Building America CDE.  From 2004 to 2012, she was the Trust’s Chief of Staff, supporting the CEO on a variety of issues, and from 2010 to 2012, she also held the position of Special Counsel to the Trust. From 2001 to 2002, she served as the Policy Analyst for the Millennial Housing Commission.  She has a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School and is a member of the D.C. and Pennsylvania Bar.