Mary R. Hardin brings a diverse background as a practicing real estate attorney, developer and not-for-profit board member to the Henry George School. Her work in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area includes land use issues, tax-incentive financing, creation of model enabling legislation for the country’s first business improvement districts, and not-for-profit governance. With her own company, she developed New York’s first office condo, and for Oppenheimer Properties in New York, and BRIDGE Housing and TMG Partners in San Francisco, she oversaw numerous mixed-use developments. Mary is now bringing her development and legal skills to a brokerage position with Compass Commercial. She is also Board Chair for New York’s supportive housing developer/operator Housing and Services, Inc., and formerly served as trustee of The New York City Police Museum (Founding Trustee), Musical Theater Works and En Garde Arts. Mary has a J.D. degree from The University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. (with distinction) from Carleton College.