Daniel Marsh was elevated to President and CEO of the National Development Council (NDC) in January 2017. His work in the field of economic and community development has spanned 35 years in the public, private and non-profit sectors and includes all aspects of business finance and real estate development. He oversees every aspect of NDC’s staff and operations across the US, including technical assistance and training, community development financing, small business lending, and affordable housing. Prior to becoming President and CEO, Marsh also served as a Regional Director and Senior Manager, and is credited with creating NDC’s nationally recognized nonprofit P3 program using tax-exempt financing for social infrastructure development.
Before joining NDC, Marsh served in a number positions for the City of Newburgh, New York, rising to become the Executive Director of Newburgh’s Office of Economic Development, carrying out a revitalization program that secured more than $100 million in investment. During that same time, he was the founding director of the Newburgh Local Development Corporation and Executive Director of the City’s Industrial Development Agency, overseeing both the financing and development of key commercial and industrial real estate projects, and created New York State’s first Small Issue Industrial Revenue Bond Pool.
Marsh graduated from Hartwick College with a Bachelor’s in Urban Affairs. He also attended the Harvard Graduate School of Design.