Mickey Northcutt has served as the CEO of North Shore CDC, a regional community development organization based in Salem, Massachusetts, since 2006. Northcutt led a merger of two organizations in 2010 to create North Shore CDC. Under his leadership, North Shore CDC has brought in over $90million in public-private capital into the North Shore, with a pipeline of over $70million in new projects planned in the next 5 years. The organization has expanded from a 1-person staff with a $90,000 annual budget to a 27-person staff with a $3million budget and a 400-unit affordable housing portfolio.
He began his career in housing in affordable housing with Maloney Properties, and in asset management at Boston Financial. He is an Adjunct Professor at Boston University’s Graduate Program in City Planning and Urban Affairs. He serves as Treasurer for the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations, on the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee and on the City of Salem’s Community Preservation Committee.
Mickey received his B.S. in Urban Affairs at Boston University, his M.S. in Public Affairs at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the Massachusetts bar.