FHA INFO #20-06: FHA Welcomes New Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Single Family Housing

FHA INFO #20-06: FHA Welcomes New Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Single Family Housing

Investor Update
January 22, 2020 

Source: HUD

Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is pleased to welcome Joseph M. (Joe) Gormley as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Single Family Housing, effective January 21.

With a broad background in financial services and housing policy, Mr. Gormley has held several positions at FHA and HUD since joining the organization in 2017. Most recently, Mr. Gormley served as Chief of Staff to Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery, where he served as the principal advisor to the FHA Commissioner and other senior HUD leaders on strategic planning, policy, priority initiatives and resource management.

Prior to joining HUD, Mr. Gormley was Assistant Vice President and Regulatory Counsel at the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) where he was the policy lead on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues, including consumer financial protection laws and regulations.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Gormley served as Associate Regulatory Counsel for the Mortgage Bankers Association and worked for the Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Mr. Gormley is a graduate of Boston College and received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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