Bennett Applegate, Jr.

 
 

 

 

 

bennett.applegate@att-law.com
312.491.4439

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PRACTICE AREAS:
Affordable Housing & Community
Development Finance
Tax Credit Finance & Syndication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.
Metropolitan Boston Housing
Partnership
Edgemere Consulting
Mayer Brown (internship)
PwC’s Strategy& (formerly, Booz & Co.)

ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:
State of Illinois

EDUCATION:
Northwestern Kellogg School
of Management,
Master of Business Administration,
with distinction
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law,
J.D., cum laude
Boston College, B.A.

Bennett Applegate, Jr.

Bennett joined Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Bennett’s professional experience spanned the public, private, and non-profit sectors, with a focus on public and affordable housing.

Bennett’s housing experience includes working at Edgemere Consulting Corporation, where he advised public agencies, primarily large public housing authorities, on the design and administration of the Public Housing Program (PH), the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), and related programs. He has significant experience with HUD’s Moving to Work Program, the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, and ongoing PH and HCVP compliance. Other relevant housing experience includes working at Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership administering the HCVP for a caseload of 400 clients and interning at Business and Professional People for the Public Interest to research and design potential financing and land acquisition strategies for the recently created Cook County Land Bank Authority.

In addition to his housing experience, Bennett also worked at PwC’s Strategy& (formerly, Booz & Co.) as a strategy consultant developing growth, deal, and organizational strategies for clients across multiple industries, including legal, healthcare, higher education, and consumer products.

 

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:

  • Member, Dinner Committee and Development Committee, The Night Ministry
  • Member, ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development