Maria Oymaian joined Peabody Properties in 2015 as Senior Compliance Director for our large portfolio of multifamily residential properties. Maria’s accomplishments in the affordable housing industry began in 1985 and her experience has been wide-ranging working with several major companies as On-Site Property Manager. Just prior to joining PPI, she served in the leadership role as Director of Compliance for Winn Residential for fifteen years. Maria’s exceptional proficiency included compliance oversight for a portfolio of more than 45,000 units of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties and other state, local and HUD federally assisted housing programs. In addition, she was responsible for providing direct support and regulatory updates to the field, development and implementation of internal compliance procedures, monitoring compliance processes and developing new initiatives, software support, supervision and training of the compliance support teams.
In her current role as Senior Compliance Director, Maria is responsible for the oversight and coordination of all subsidy administration and regulatory compliance and is directly involved in on-site compliance reviews, file audits and in the development and implementation of corrective action plans for the many affordable programs. Maria can be credited for the development of several manuals and guides which continue to assist and support our remarkable compliance team. Her high degree of integrity and professionalism serves her well in maintaining a high standard of client service and ensuring that those clients whose properties are subject to the requirements of IRSC Section 42 are protected against financial risk. Maria is also credited with the following:
- Actively involved on the local level for the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA), holding several board positions, including Past President
- Executive Council Member with the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)
- Serves as Chair of the TRACS/Contract Administrator Committee
- Certifications include: SHCM, C13P and NAHP-e
- Earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban Studies