Janine Sisak

Senior Vice President/General Counsel, DMA Companies

Janine is beginning her 16th year with DMA having joined DMA in December 2001 as a Development Associate. Today she serves as General Counsel, a position she has held since 2006, providing legal guidance for both development and property management activities.

As Senior Vice President and DMA's Principal in Charge of Development Originations, Janine specializes in mixed-income, mixed-use developments with multiple sources of financing and has completed some of DMA's most difficult transactions.

Janine was elected to the Board of the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP) in 2014 and was elected Secretary in 2016. She also has been lauded for her work as Chair of TAAHP's Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) Committee. She is on the Board of Rosewood Senior Housing I, Inc., an Austin based nonprofit which owns and operated Lyons Gardens, a HUD Section 202 providing affordable housing for seniors.

A Pennsylvania native, she graduated cum laude from Tufts University (MA) with a BA in Economics and received her law degree from Fordham University School of Law (NY) where she was Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Law Review. Janine is a member of the Texas Bar Association.

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