Noel Poyo

Noel Poyo

Executive Director
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Noel Andrés Poyo serves as NALCAB’s Executive Director and CEO of NALCAB’s subsidiary asset management company Escalera Community Investments. Poyo’s twenty-year professional career has focused on integrating low-income people and immigrants into mainstream financial services and real estate sectors of our economy as well as improving the livability and economic resilience of low-income neighborhoods and affordable housing communities.

As Executive Director of NALCAB, and previously as a private sector consultant, Poyo has raised more than $300 million in private and federal investments for socially-motivated real estate and economic development projects and he has played diverse roles in the implementation of real estate projects valued over $1 billion. Poyo advises the executive leadership of JPMC Bank, BBVA Compass Bank and Capital One Bank as a member of their respective Advisory Councils. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for Responsible Lending, the nation’s leading research and advocacy organization focused on combating predatory lending. From 2015-2017, Poyo advised Chair Yellen and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve as one of fifteen members of the Fed’s Community Advisory Council.

A graduate of Yale University, Poyo is bicultural and bilingual. He is a proud husband and father of three girls.