HDP Management

Emily S. Jacobs

Executive Vice President, Real Estate

With more than 20 years of experience in the affordable housing industry, Emily Jacobs oversees a diverse property portfolio, multifamily and single-family lending, and land use programs for the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).

She also leads a team of professionals in Acquisitions, Development, Loans and Grant Programs, Rehabilitation, Portfolio Management, Property Management and Real Estate Budget and Finance.

Her experience includes real estate development, asset management, property management, and resident services. Ms. Jacobs has a strong background in the development and oversight of tax-credit and bond-financed developments. Prior to her current role, she served as the Vice President of SDHC’s nonprofit affiliate and development arm, Housing Development Partners.

Prior to joining SDHC, Ms. Jacobs worked for nearly seven years for Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation, a San Diego nonprofit developer, overseeing company and portfolio operations. She also worked for several years as a real estate development coordinator for a national nonprofit developer in Central California.

Ms. Jacobs holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Humboldt State University and a National Tax Credit Compliance designation.

Suket Dayal

Executive Vice President, Business Administration

As the San Diego Housing Commission’s (SDHC) Executive Vice President of Business Administration, Suket Dayal oversees all of SDHC’s administrative departments, including Financial Services; Information Technology; Procurement, Quality Control and Compliance; Human Resources; and SDHC’s Moving to Work (MTW) Administration.

MTW is a federal demonstration program that gives SDHC the flexibility to implement a variety of innovative, cost-effective approaches to provide housing assistance in the City of San Diego. SDHC is one of only 39 public housing authorities nationwide, out of 3,400, to receive the MTW designation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Mr. Dayal’s previous leadership positions at SDHC include serving as Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations and Policy and Senior Vice President of Business Administration.

Prior to joining SDHC in 2013, Mr. Dayal worked for three years at the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino, where he led the agency’s MTW efforts and worked on housing policy.

Mr. Dayal currently serves on the boards of the California Association of Housing Authorities and the Pacific Southwest Regional Council of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials.

He earned his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in Pomona, California.

Emmanuel Arellano

Vice President, Asset Management

Emmanuel Arellano oversees the financial, operational and compliance performance of the assets within the San Diego Housing Commission’s (SDHC) Real Estate portfolio.

Mr. Arellano also serves as the Vice President of Asset Management for SDHC’s nonprofit affiliate, Housing Development Partners.

Mr. Arellano has extensive experience in SDHC real estate programs, including previous positions as Director of Portfolio Management, Asset Manager, Senior Program Analyst and Program Analyst.

Prior to joining SDHC in 2009, Mr. Arellano worked for Bank of America in the Consumer Retail Division for over six years.

Mr. Arellano holds a master’s degree in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego (USD) and a master’s degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University (SDSU).

Julie Conserva

Director of Finance – Real Estate, Housing Development Partners

Julie Conserva has more than 10 years of experience in the affordable housing industry and is responsible for all accounting functions including overseeing all audits and tax returns. Julie also serves as the Manager of Finance for the San Diego Housing Commission’s Financial Services Department.

Prior to joining HDP, Julie worked as a senior real estate account and asset manager for a private equity firm specializing in real estate development for the New Markets Tax Credit program.

Julie also served as controller for J.T. Smith Companies, a real estate developer for D.R. Horton Homes, which developed more than 1,500 units in her time there.

Julie is a CPA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.