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John W Egan

Chief Investment Officer


John Egan has been in community development for over 30 years. His current position as the Chief Investment Officer at CEI allows him to participate as a lender as well leading the team. He has been with CEI for 18 years. Before this current position, John was Director of CEI’s housing program, which operates throughout Maine, developing and lending on housing and other real estate projects. John also heads up CEI’s state historic tax credit investment in historic downtown properties.

Before CEI, John worked for MaineHousing as manager of development programs, overseeing the tax credit and bond financed multifamily activity for Maine. He worked 12 years in Alaska as a developer and asset manager for several non-profits. He has attended numerous building science trainings and seminars on sustainability and energy efficiency. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Loyola University New Orleans, and a graduate certificate in public policy from the University of Maryland.

Through the mission of CEI as a triple bottom line CDC organization, John has been focused on the practical implementation of green building, sustainable materials, renewable energy and smart growth projects in Maine for 17 years. John lives in Freeport with his wife and three kids.