Shwetha has a deep passion for leading teams and supporting individuals in their professional growth. In her role as Chief Real Estate Development Officer, Shwetha leads MidPen’s 40+ member development team, currently stewarding a pipeline of more than 25 development projects that will produce an additional 3,000 homes over the next five years. Shwetha joined MidPen in November 2022, and was previously with FivePoint Communities as Senior Vice President of Urban Development and Planning.
Shwetha has spent more than two decades building her extensive real estate development acumen: At Forest City Ratner Companies, she led large, complex, multi-use urban developments in their New York offices. In her role as Director of Development, she led all vertical development at Pacific Park Brooklyn, overseeing multiple project teams and consulting groups while also coordinating financial modeling, residential marketing and leasing, and property operations and budgeting across Forest City’s residential properties in New York. Shwetha also worked as a Design Architect with DeStefano and Partners in Chicago, Illinois.
When Shwetha is not busy guiding her teams through the most complex development challenges, you can find her taking a crack at The New York Times’ Wordles, Spelling Bees, and Crossword Puzzles. She’s a problem solver!