State Land Bank Authority
Emily Doerr has served as Executive Director of the Michigan State Land Bank Authority since October 2020 after serving in various community and economic development and real estate development positions around the state since 2007. She also serves on the board of the McFarlan Senior Housing Corporation in Flint and two in Detroit (Hostel Detroit, which she founded in 2011 and for the Center for Social Entrepreneurship at University of Detroit Mercy, which is where she earned her MBA in 2012). In her “free time” she runs Flint City Bike Tours to showcase cultural, historical, and geographic assets of Flint. She is very honored to serve Michigan’s land bank community and excited by the opportunities for economic and housing development by communities through partnering with the State Land Bank team which is currently administering $150M of state and federal funds for blight elimination across the state, including over $50M of funds dedicated to county land banks!