Maggie Haight, Director
Maggie Haight is an experienced project manager and financial modeler. Her recent projects at BJH include managing a team of architects, engineers, and financial analysts to evaluate the real estate portfolio of a New York City government agency and identify sites with the greatest potential for expansion, market value, and highest and best use for each property; providing real estate analysis to assess supply and demand for freight and industrial space for the FreightNYC report; and multiple financial feasibility projects, from the redevelopment of two landmarked buildings in lower Manhattan to analyzing the financial feasibility and potential PILOT structures of multiple development projects and scenarios in northern and central New Jersey.
Previously Maggie has projected value capture potential in the vicinity of the proposed BQX light rail route, examined the effects of the recently proposed revisions to the 421-a tax program, and modeled the benefits of an integrated flood protection system in Red Hook. She is able to meticulously manage data to tell either a big picture policy story or a fine-grained development narrative.
Maggie also has experience working with development teams to evaluate financial feasibility and assist with navigating public request for proposal and disposition requirements.
Prior to joining BJH Advisors, Maggie was an associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. There, she led a team to automate and visualize large financial datasets. Her other projects included examining demographic data and its effects on banks' consumer compliance and modeling firm losses under stressed economic scenarios.
Maggie attended graduate school at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School, earning a Master’s in Public Affairs and a certificate in Urban Planning and Policy.