Mary P. Levine - bio

Mary P. Levine

Attorney / Lansing



Education

  • Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D.)
  • Oakland University, History (B.A.)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
Experience
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Mary P. Levine joins Fraser Trebilcock as an attorney, real estate appraiser and broker with over 40 years of professional experience in the real estate industry. Her law practice focuses almost exclusively on affordable housing and community development. Ms. Levine also provides affordable housing and community development consulting services on a statewide basis.

Mary was on the original board and President of School Age Child Care, the first before/ after school care organization in East Lansing and was the former President and Secretary of the Greater Lansing Housing Coalition (GLHC). After over 30 years of public service in Michigan government including management and executive service in several state departments and agencies, Ms. Levine formed the Levine Law Group, PLLC with her husband Michael in 2009.

Professional Associations
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  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Real Property Law, Business Law
  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • Greater Lansing Association of Realtors
  • Michigan Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
Honors & Distinctions
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  • Michigan Real Estate Broker
  • Michigan Real Estate Appraiser – Certified General
  • Private Practice of law with concentrations in affordable housing finance, real estate development, land use, business organization, government relations and administrative law
  • CDFI Reviewer 2013, 2015, and 2016
  • Acting General Counsel/Director of Legal Affairs – Michigan State Housing Development Authority
  • Acting Director of Administrative Services – Michigan State Housing Development Authority
  • Manager, Asset Management Division – Michigan State Housing Development Authority - emphasis on affordable housing preservation & loan workouts
  • Staff Attorney, Michigan State Housing Development Authority
  • Director, Real Estate Division, Michigan Department of Management & Budget
  • Manager, Acquisition Section, Real Estate Division, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Manager, Communications Division, Michigan State Police
  • Owner of Real Estate Appraisal business since 1998
  • President/Secretary Greater Lansing Housing Coalition – a nonprofit corporation dedicated to neighborhood preservation and affordable housing development
  • Board Member – Lansing Zonta
  • Former Board Member and Officer of local child care organization