HCR Leadership

HCR Leadership
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Overview

The HCR leadership team's mission is to provide programs that can build, preserve and protect affordable housing and increase home ownership across the state. Their goal is to ensure that there is adequate and available financing to create and preserve multifamily housing, administer programs to improve housing conditions, increase accessibility, save energy and provide other resources to help thousands of low- and moderate-income New Yorkers purchase a home. The following sections on this page will provide information about each agency's leadership team and their individual bios.


HCR Leadership Team

RuthAnne Visnauskas, Commissioner/ CEO

Betsy Mallow, Executive Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer (COO) 

Linda Manley, General Counsel

Gabriella Green, Chief of Staff

Nicole Ferreira, Senior Vice President of Multifamily Finance

Dina Levy, Senior Vice President of Single Family and Community Development

Becky Koepnick, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Portfolio Preservation 

HFA Board Members and AHC Members

Housing Finance Agency Board Members and Affordable Housing Corporation Members:
 

Members:

Date Appointed:

Term Expires:

Kenneth G. Adams
Chairman
Governor Appointed

July 26, 2017

January 1, 2019

RuthAnne Visnauskas
Commissioner
New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal

February 17, 2017

Ex-officio

Robert Mujica
Director,
New York State Division of the Budget

January 14, 2016

Ex-officio

Commissioner of Taxation and Finance of the State of New York

Vacant

Ex-officio

Vacant
Vice-Chairman 
Governor Appointed

June 7, 2011

January 1, 2017

Nestor M. Davidson
Governor Appointed

June 17, 2013

January 1, 2016

Joyce L. Miller
Governor Appointed

June 19, 2013

January 1, 2015

HTFC Board of Directors

Housing Trust Fund Corporation Board of Directors:
 

Directors:

Date Appointed:

Term Expires:

RuthAnne Visnauskas
Chair of HTFC, Ex-officio, 
Commissioner of NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal

February 17, 2017

Ex Officio

Kenneth G. Adams
Ex-officio, Chairman of HFA

July 26, 2017

 

Holly Leicht
Chair appointed

March 12, 2018

 

MBBA Board of Directors and TSFC Board Members

Municipal Bond Bank Agency Board of Directors and Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation Board Members:
 

Directors/Members:

Date Appointed:

Term Expires:

Kenneth G. Adams
Chairman
Governor Appointed

July 26, 2017

January 1, 2019

Joyce L. Miller
Governor Appointed

June 17, 2016

January 1, 2019

Robert Mujica
Director,
New York State Division of the Budget

January 14, 2016

Ex-officio

Ms. Rossana Rosado
Secretary of the State
New York State Department of the State

February 3, 2016

Ex-officio

Andrew A. SanFilippo
State Comptroller Appointed

February 26, 2008

Serves at the pleasure of the State Comptroller

Mark J. F. Schroeder
Governor Appointed

June 7, 2016

Ex-officio

Vacant
Governor Appointee

 


Four years from the date of appointment

There currently exist two vacancies from the members appointed by the Governor.

SONYMA Board

State of New York Mortgage Agency Board:
 

Directors/Members:

Date Appointed:

Term Expires:

Kenneth G. Adams
Chairman
Governor Appointed

July 26, 2017

January 1, 2019

Joyce L. Miller
Governor Appointed

June 17, 2016

January 1, 2019

Robert Mujica
Director,
New York State Division of the Budget

January 14, 2016

Ex-officio

Bethaida Gonzalez
Governor Appointed

June 16, 2015

January 1, 2018


David E. Kapell
State Comptroller Appointed

February 2, 2017

Serves at the pleasure of the State Comptroller

RuthAnne Visnauskas
Commissioner
New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal

February 17, 2017

Ex-officio

Jonathan A. Ballan
Senate Appointee

February 6, 2018

February 6, 2022

Governor Appointee - Vacant   Four (4) years from date of Appointment
Assembly Appointee - Vacant   Four (4) years from date of Appointment

There currently exist two vacancies from the Members appointed by the Governor, one vacancy from the member appointed by the Assembly and one vacancy from the member appointed by the Senate.

Program Leadership

  • Mark Colón, President, Office of Housing Preservation
     
  • Mike Friedman, Senior Vice President, Mortgage Insurance Fund
     
  • Vacant, President, Office of Community Renewal
     
  • Woody Pascal, Deputy Commissioner, Office of Rent Administration
     
  • Greg Fewer, Acting Deputy Commissioner, Tenant Protection Unit