Jeffrey D. Paxson, President

As the president of Pax-Edwards, LLC, Jeff is responsible for running the day to day operations of the development company.   In addition, Jeff is responsible for site identification and acquisition, financial structuring, entitlements, and tax credit procurement.  

Prior to forming Pax-Edwards, Jeff was the Vice President of development for PIRHL Developers and prior to that he was the Senior Development Director of The Shelter Group, a national real estate development and property management company specializing in multi-family and senior living rental communities.  While with PIRHL and Shelter, Jeff was responsible for the multifamily affordable development activities in the Mid-Atlantic.  During these tenures, Jeff sourced and developed over 1,000 units and 200 million of affordable real estate development. Jeff was involved with the new development of garden apartments, townhomes, single family homes and senior apartment buildings. Additionally, Jeff developed and closed several acquisition/rehab projects in various stages, including expiring LIHTC 15 year projects and section 8 communities.  All of Jeff’s projects have been financed with affordable housing tax credits, private debt, HOME funds and other affordable housing resources.

Prior to The Shelter Group and PIRHL, Jeff owned a real estate holding company which acquired, rehabilitated and managed, and ultimately disposed of residential homes in Baltimore City.  In this process Jeff managed relationships with banks, contractors, and other key development specialists to ensure the successful revitalization of numerous urban properties. In addition to this venture, Jeff spent seven years as an analyst and senior manager for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, a recognized Baltimore public accounting firm.

Jeff is a CPA and earned a BS in accounting from Towson State University.

Arthur W. “Jib” Edwards, Jr., Member

Mr. Arthur Edwards, Jr. is a principal and partner in Pax-Edwards, LLC.  Additionally, he is president of Severn Management and Severn Development and has over 20 years of real estate experience.  He currently manages 100 employees and 65 multi-family housing properties that produce over $15 million in revenue. 

Mr. Edward’s first position with the company was as an asset manager.  Mr. Edwards advanced in this position until he was responsible for 55 properties, managed over $500,000 in annual capital expenditures, provided oversight for $8 million of rental income, and directly managed 45 employees.  His key accomplishment was developing budgets and cost control systems that substantially increased cash flow for all properties under his supervision.  Mr. Edwards is a HCCP and C3P the recognized designations for compliance in the IRS Sec 42 LIHTC program.

Prior to joining Severn Management, Mr. Edwards served as a naval pilot and flew the SH-2F during Desert Storm.  He also served as a maintenance officer in charge of 45 personnel and 3 helicopters.  He was awarded two Navy Achievement awards, one for operations during Desert Storm.

Scott Link, Vice President of Development

As the Vice President of Development of Pax-Edwards, LLC, Scott is responsible for running the day to day operations of the development company alongside Jeff Paxson.  

Prior to joining Pax-Edwards, Scott was the Vice President of the Stavrou Companies a residential developer whose primary focus was on affordable multi-family housing in Maryland.  During his tenure at Stavrou, Scott was responsible for the development of over 600 apartment units representing more than $130 million of affordable housing in Maryland.  

Scott started his career in real estate right out of college developing single family lots for a national home builder, the Pulte Home Corporation.  While at Pulte Scott served as a Land Development Manager, Estimating Supervisor and Contract Administrator where he developed over 200 single family and townhouse lots and negotiated sitework contracts. 

Scott earned a BS in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) degree from the University of Maryland.

Jason Haslam, Development Associate

As development associate at Pax-Edwards, LLC, Jason is responsible for construction management on all projects. Additionally, Jason is responsible for helping underwrite future projects and preparation of applications for local, state, and federal funding sources.

Prior to joining Pax-Edwards in June 2017, Jason was a student at the University of Colorado. During his time in Colorado Jason worked as finance intern at Quintess, LLC, a luxury vacation club. He sourced much of the company’s pipeline, while performing financial analysis alongside the VP of Financial Planning.  Jason graduated in May 2017 earning a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate.

Kyle McGowan, Development Associate

As the newest addition to Pax-Edwards, LLC, Kyle will be responsible for construction management on half of the projects. Kyle’s responsibilities as a development associate include a supporting role during pre-development and development stages of projects, as well as preparation of applications for local, state, and federal funding sources.

Before joining Pax-Edwards in June 2019, Kyle began his career with Wells Fargo under the Corporate Trust department. He was responsible for using the collateral management systems within Wells Fargo to support the Master Servicing department, which provided customized systems for more than 900 active mortgage loan servicers whom report on approximately 5 million loans.

Kyle graduated from Towson University with a BS in Economics.  


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