Kevin Filter is a proven veteran of the multifamily housing industry who has developed highly respected and creative financial solutions for multifamily housing, affordable housing, senior housing and healthcare nationwide. Currently, Mr. Filter is Managing Principal of GFW Equities LLC and Mud Duck Capital LLC, privately held entities that specialize in commercial real estate in the Twin Cities. He is also Managing Principal of Los Cielos LLC, a land acquisition and development firm in Costa Rica. Previously, Mr. Filter was International Director of JLL, Principal and President of Oak Grove Capital (which he co-founded in 2009), and Principal and President of Glaser Financial Group (which he co-founded in 1986). Under Mr. Filter’s leadership, these companies provided more than $20 billion in financing.
Mr. Filter received a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and is a Member of their High Winds Funds Committee. He joined the HIT Board in December 2019. In addition, he maintains several notable professional affiliations, including: Chair, Fannie Mae DUS Technology & Innovation Sub Committee; Fannie Mae DUS Advisory Council; NMHC Workforce Housing Committee; Fannie Mae DUS National Multifamily and Affordable Housing Advisory Board; and, MN Governor’s Task Force on Affordable Housing. He also serves on the Board of both the MN Multi Housing Association and the MN Mortgage Bankers.