Episode 129: Heidi Burkhart

Ms. Heidi R. Burkhart is the President of Dane Professional Consulting Group. Formed in 2008, the company specializes in affordable housing brokerage and consulting. Burkhart is a seasoned professional in the real estate industry, and has facilitated the closing in excess of 11,000 affordable housing units totaling well over $1 billion in sales.

Prior to forming Dane PCG, Burkhart was a senior director at Eastern Consolidated, New York, NY, where she headed the affordable housing brokerage and investment division. Burkhart was also a financial analyst at Owens Illinois, Toledo, OH. She is on the Board of Directors for Institute for Responsible Housing Preservation (IRHP), the New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH), and Kids Unlimited, Toledo, Ohio.

Burkhart is the recipient of The Edward H. Schmidt Outstanding Young Alum Award 2013 from the University of Toledo in recognition of outstanding achievement in her field of endeavor, while providing leadership and noteworthy service to the Alumni Association, University and community. Burkhart has also been awarded the Affordable Housing 2013 Young Leaders Award as one of seven men and women under 40 years of age being recognized for building organizations and ushering in new ways of delivering affordable housing. The Young Leader award was created as a way to help celebrate and support the development of a new generation of leaders.

Burkhart is active in her community volunteering with the NYC Rescue Mission, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Single Stop, the New York Ronald McDonald House, Food Bank NYC, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, University of North Carolina Pediatric division, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity.

Burkhart holds a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in finance and marketing from The University of Toledo and lives in New York City.

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