Margaret McFarland has been involved in the real estate development arena from multiple perspectives for over two decades. In 1985, Ms. McFarland was appointed counsel to Maryland’s housing finance agency (CDA) and mortgage insurance fund (MHF) issuing revenue bonds for affordable housing and infrastructure projects.
Ms. McFarland spent two years on special assignment to Lieutenant Governor Townsend’s Task Force to establish a quasi-corporate entity and cooperative relationship between St. Mary’s College and Historic St. Mary’s City – an outdoor museum at Maryland’s First Capital.
She is an outside director of the Neighborhood Development Collaborative, Inc., a non-profit real estate company with properties under development and/or management in Georgia, Texas, Mississippi and Nevada. She is a Trustee of both Andrews University and Washington Adventist University and serves on the Board of Directors of the Housing and Development Law Institute and the Advisory Board of the Housing and Development Law Reporter, and the American Real Estate Society.