Mr. Crum serves as Chief Investment Officer at New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC). Mr. Crum joined NJCC in 2011 as Director of Real Estate for Community Asset Preservation Corporation (CAPC), NJCC’s non-profit real estate subsidiary. In this role, he led real estate development, asset management, construction management, property management, and real estate brokerage services. CAPC primary mission involves the acquisition and rehabilitation of abandoned and foreclosed properties to stabilize communities and create quality affordable housing options. Since joining the organization, NJCC has completed and sold or leased more than 800 affordable housing units in primarily low and moderate-income communities across New Jersey and Florida.
Prior to joining NJCC, Mr. Crum worked as Vice President of Real Estate for Build with Purpose, Inc., a nonprofit community facilities builder that develops charter school spaces and supportive housing projects. He also spent three years as the Director of Real Estate for New Jersey Community Development Corporation building multi-family supportive housing and community facilities. Mr. Crum co-teaches a Nonprofit and Community Development Finance course at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. A member of the Lead New Jersey Class of 2008, he was selected by NJBiz as a ‘Forty Under 40’ awardee.
Mr. Crum holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Catholic University of America and a Master of Public Policy from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is Chair of the City of New Brunswick Planning Board and serves on the Board of Directors for the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless.