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James H. Swanson

James H. Swanson of Phoenix, Arizona is co-founder, director and senior vice president of Paragon Mortgage Corporation. Paragon handles FHA-insured, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages for market-rate, affordable and senior rental housing including assisted and independent living facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. While their clients span the nation, Paragon's market focus is primarily in the southwest. Since the late 1990's, Mr. Swanson has served as an advisor to the State of Arizona, Department of Commerce. In this capacity he reviews multifamily tax-exempt financing proposals and makes recommendations to the department. Mr. Swanson is former Vice President, Southwest Regional Commercial Office with Knutson Mortgage and Financial Corporation. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the State of Arizona, Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona; a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association; and a member of the HealthCare Study Group, Committee for Government Programs in Washington, DC.

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