Brian D. Montgomery
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
Brian D. Montgomery manages the day-to-day operations of the agency and advises and assists the Secretary in leading the Department’s nearly 8,000 employees. Prior to assuming the role of Deputy Secretary, Montgomery served as Federal Housing Commissioner. His confirmation marks the first time an individual has served as head of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) twice, and under three different Administrations. As Commissioner, he managed FHA’s more than $1.4 trillion mortgage insurance portfolio, which includes its Single-Family, Multifamily, and Health Care programs. With over 30 years’ experience in both the public and private sector, including his first term as Commissioner from 2005 to 2009, Montgomery brings to HUD a deep knowledge of housing issues and vast experience spearheading large-scale policy initiatives.