Executive Director of National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)
Marisa Calderon is executive director of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and a veteran of the financial services and housing industry.
Ms. Calderon has been ranked on the Swanepoel Power 200 as one of the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate industry and named one of HousingWire’s 2018 Women of Influence for her work in increasing real estate and mortgage professionals’ understanding and appreciation of the Hispanic home-buying market. Frequently sought out as an expert, Calderon has been interviewed by numerous publications and media outlets including NPR’s Marketplace and has spoken at events hosted by the Mortgage Bankers Association, Consumer Federation of America, the FDIC and the National Fair Housing Alliance.
She previously served on the advisory board for the Banc of California and the Fannie Mae Affordable Housing Advisory Council. As a leader of NAHREP’s policy efforts, Calderon meets frequently with members of Congress to advocate for causes benefitting Hispanic homebuyers and homeowners.
Calderon also authors NAHREP’s annual publication, The State of Hispanic Homeownership, and serves as the key author and board secretary for its Hispanic Wealth Project, which has a stated goal of tripling the median household wealth of Hispanics by 2024.