Real Estate Professional Scott Taylor joins The Hamilton County Landbank’s Board of Directors
For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Cincinnati, OH, January 25, 2023 – The Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation (the Landbank) announced today its board of directors has confirmed the appointment of Scott Taylor as its newest board member. Mr. Taylor serves as the Senior Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager at Huntington National Bank.
The Landbank’s board president, Hamilton County Treasurer Jill Schiller, brought the appointment to a vote at the board’s first meeting of the year on January 24th, 2023, and the board elected Mr. Taylor with unanimous approval.
“Scott Taylor possesses the breadth and depth of experience to provide strong guidance for the Landbank moving forward,” said Schiller. “As we prepare for a very busy year, I am confident Mr. Taylor will positively contribute to our efforts to reclaim, rehab, and reuse blighted properties across the county,” she added.
Mr. Taylor has more than a decade of experience managing commercial real estate, banking, and lending transactions throughout Hamilton County. As the administrator of numerous multimillion-dollar portfolios comprising a diverse array of property types, including multifamily, retail, and residential developments, Taylor has the market and industry knowledge compatible with the projects the Landbank manages.
“The proven expertise Scott has demonstrated in financial arrangements, deal negotiations, commercial property valuations, underwriting, and asset management will be a big benefit for the Landbank team,” said Philip Denning, executive vice president of The Port. “We are laser-focused on revitalizing vacant properties, and Scott’s background will help us greatly in achieving this mission,” Denning continued.
“I’m looking forward to supporting the Landbank in advancing economic and housing development,” Taylor said, adding, “The Landbank has been instrumental in strengthening many Hamilton County communities. With my background and experience in real estate, I hope to contribute to even more economic development in the region.”
Taylor will serve a four-year term. He fills a vacancy left by Molly North, who completed her board service last year.
About The Hamilton County Landbank:
The Hamilton County Landbank was incorporated in 2011 to return vacant properties to productive use through the tools statutorily provided by the County Treasurer and by leveraging the resources of the Landbank’s executive arm, The Port. In cooperation with governmental and non-governmental partners and private developers, the Landbank focuses on providing diverse commercial and residential opportunities through catalytic investment in neighborhoods to improve community quality of life, abate blighted, nuisance properties, and return unproductive properties to contributing tax-paying status.
About The Port:
The Port was formed in 2001 to stimulate growth of the regional economy. Partnering with the City of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, the Port works to redevelop manufacturing and residential communities to build the foundation of job creation and livable, viable communities where residents can experience economic prosperity. For additional information, please visit http://www.cincinnatiport.org or https://www.cincinnatiport.org/our-work/neighborhood-residential-commercial-revitalization/land-banking/
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