Washoe County – Community Services Department
SHANE KOCKENMEISTER is deeply committed to developing and growing housing affordability solutions in thriving and sustaining communities through inclusive and equitable relationship-building techniques. Possessing a versatile background in real estate, Shane offers expertise in development, appraisal, investment, and brokerage disciplines within the real estate industry. Born and raised in Northern Nevada, in his free time, Shane likes spending time outdoors with his family and dogs, exploring all that the Sierra Nevada Mountains have to offer.
Washoe County, NV, is working to address the inequitable affordable housing shortage and its impact on reduced climate resilience by modifying development codes, policies, and processes to streamline and incentivize affordable housing development. FUSE Executive Fellow Shane Kockenmeister will partner with Washoe County to help design and implement affordable housing policy changes that will increase housing availability and inventory, thereby helping build essential foundations for addressing climate change and fostering sustainable, equitable, and resilient communities.