Before Xylem Projects, Lynch was a managing principal and head of development for The Georgetown Company, a privately held diversified real estate company. She also served as a senior policy advisor for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg from 2008 to 2014.

“We are thrilled to welcome Nnenna to our board of directors,” said Michael Nash, executive chairman of the board of Blackstone Mortgage Trust. “Her deep experience in real estate across areas including mixed-use, residential, commercial and affordable housing, as well as sustainability and public policy, will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business.”