About Us

The Housing Finance Authority of Broward County is a quasi-governmental agency created by Ordinance No. 79-41 of the Broward County Board of Commissioners in June 1979.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Housing Finance Authority of Broward County is to alleviate and remedy the housing and investment capital shortages in Broward County and, therefore, prevent the recurrence of slum conditions, stimulate employment and commerce, and be consistent with sound planning within the County. 

Board of Directors

Professional Team

Colleen LaPlant

Milette Manos
Vice Chair
VP, Acclaim Management and Realty

Donna Jarrett-Mays
Broker/Owner, Dream Team Realty, LLC

Daniel Reynolds
Assistant Secretary
President, Broward County AFL-CIO

Jose "Pepe" Lopez

John G. Primeau
Senior Vice President, Centennial Bank

Ruth T. Cyrus
Senior Vice President of Marketing,
Oasis Outsourcing



Ralph Stone
Executive Director

Annika E. Ashton
Senior Assistant County Attorney

Norman L. Howard

Susie Barzey
Compliance Monitoring Officer

Sonia Isme

Bond Counsel

Junious Brown
Bond Counselor, Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. - Tallahassee, FL  



Elizabeth (Liz) Feezor
Trustee - Single Family
Vice President, Bank of New York Trust Company of Florida
Jacksonville, FL

Thomas Radicioni
Trustee - Multi Family
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co.
Jacksonville, FL
Relationship Consultant, Corporate Trust,
Regions Financial Corporation
Jacksonville, FL


Helen Hough Feinberg
Underwriter, RBC Capital Markets Corporation
Managing Director, Housing Finance Group,
St. Petersburg, FL

Debbie Berner
Underwriter - Single Family
St. Petersburg, FL
Tim Wranovix
Vice President, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., National Housing Group
St. Petersburg, FL  
Financial Advisor

Deborah A. Zomermaand
Financial Advisor, Zomermaand Financial Advisory Services, LLC
Tampa, FL

Accounting Services
Linda Dufresne
CPA - Accounting Services, Dufresne CPA Services, P.A.
Orange Park, FL