Adeola Adejobi is an attorney at New York City’s Housing Preservation and Development Agency (HPD), the largest municipal affordable housing preservation and development agency in the nation.

Since 2015, she has chaired the Real Estate Committee for the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. She is also an active member of the New York Bar Association, Counsel of Urban Real Estate, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Adeola is the recipient of the several awards, including the E. Randolph Williams Award for Pro Bono Service and the New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel Award. Adeola is the co-founder of the Avant-Garde Network (, a group comprised of professionals of color focused on networking, diversity and inclusion, entrepreneurship, career advancement, and civic engagement. Founded in 2011, Adeola has grown the professional to include over 2,000 diverse professionals in New York City. The Avant-Garde Network offers panels, networking events, and professional development programs to help professionals get to the next level in their careers.

Adeola received her B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College, and a J.D. with a specialization in International Legal Affairs from Cornell Law School. Adeola is from Oakland, California and resides in Harlem New York, NY.