Meet the Team

Ronald Schulman

Best Development Group LLC's Founder and Principal, Ron Schulman, has enjoyed a successful career of 33 years in the affordable housing development field. Ron spent 14 years in banking and finance, 7 years in consulting and development, and since June 2006, has led Best Development Group to close and develop 44 projects for $2.1 billion in total development costs for its clients and partners.  These efforts have created or rehabilitated 5,892 affordable housing units.

Nelly Evans

Nelly Evans, Senior Vice President, has 29 years' experience in affordable housing finance and development.  Nelly spent 18 years at various positions with the New York State Housing Finance Agency, and joined Best Development in March 2007.

Joyeta Goswami

Joyeta Goswami, Project Manager, has 5 years experience in urban development and housing finance. Joyeta joined Best Development in September 2015.

Celida Guzman

Celida Guzman, Executive Assistant/Office Manager. Celida joined Best Development in October 2017.