Dale White (BAED '05) is a real estate developer with 15 years of experience leading equitable, green community development projects. He currently serves as director of real estate at The Brownsville Partnership, a nonprofit that convenes community stakeholders to harness their collective power to advance the health, safety, and prosperity of the storied Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville. In 2022, White was named as the inaugural Affordable Housing Fellow at UB's School of Architecture and Planning, providing research and teaching consultation in affordable housing development and finance.
At the Brownsville Partnership, White directs the organization's real estate and community development projects and leads the Partnership's pursuit of new development opportunities with an elevated focus on providing equitable growth for community residents. He also lends expertise and institutional backing to the Brownsville Community Land Trust (CLT) and helps land RFPs in Brownsville.
White joined the Partnership from Jonathan Rose Companies, where he was a real estate development manager and oversaw more than $500 million in real estate projects, including major affordable housing developments. Prior to joining Jonathan Rose Companies, White was a development associate at Full Spectrum of NY, where he was responsible for financial analysis and project management.
Before working in development, White was a research associate at Real Capital Analytics, responsible for land and real estate development site research. Prior to moving to New York, he worked as an Urban Planning Consultant for the City of Buffalo’s Good Neighbor’s Planning Alliance, where he established a platform for the youth of Buffalo to participate in the community planning process. His hometown of Buffalo, N.Y., has motivated White to focus his energy, both academically and professionally, on repairing the fabric of communities.
A 2005 graduate of UB's BA in Environmental Design program, White also holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy and an MS in Real Estate from New York University.