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Philipp Smaczny

Senior Director Affordable Housing Investments

Philipp Smaczny is senior director of Western Alliance Bank’s Affordable Housing Investments. Based in Phoenix, he directs investment efforts for on-book construction and permanent low-income housing bond opportunities for clients throughout the United States, with a focus on partnering with tax credit syndicators and other lending institutions.

Mr. Smaczny has more than 20 years of experience as a commercial real estate finance professional. Prior to joining Western Alliance in 2017, Mr. Smaczny spent over four years with Morgan Stanley’s commercial real estate lending group, originating commercial mortgage-backed securities.

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from Texas Christian University.

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Affordable Housing Investments

Western Alliance Affordable Housing Investments, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, serves as a reliable debt capital partner for clients wherever business happens. Its relationship banking experts tailor bond and debt structures to deliver innovative, flexible solutions for residential projects nationwide. Affordable Housing Investments is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, the Affordable Housing Investments Group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.