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

Milette Thurston
Chair
Realtor, Acclaim Realty, Inc.
Vice President, Acclaim Management, Inc.

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

Jacqueline P. Browne
Secretary
President/Owner, Jacole, LLC

Colleen LaPlant
Assistant Secretary 

Kirk L. Frohme
Member

Donna Jarrett
Member
Broker/Owner, Dream Team Realty, LLC

Jose "Pepe" Lopez
Member

John G. Primeau
Member
Senior Vice President, Centennial Bank

Daniel Reynolds
Member
President, Broward County AFL-CIO


Staff 

Ralph Stone
Executive Director

James Rowlee
Senior Assistant County Attorney

Carlos A. Rodriguez-Cabarrocas
Assistant County Attorney

Norman L. Howard
Senior Officer

Susie Barzey
Compliance Monitoring Officer

Betsy Barnicle
Administrative Assistant

Debbie Berner
Underwriter - Single Family

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

Barbara B. Buck
Trustee
Senior Vice President and State Manager,
Regions Financial Corporation

Albert A. del Castillo
Bond Counsel, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, LLP

Patricia "Patt" Denihan
Single Bond Program eHousing

Linda Dufresne
CPA - Accounting Services Dufresne & Associates, CPA, P.A.

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

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

Richard J. Miller
Bond Counsel, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, LLP

Vladimir I. Muñoz (Primary Contact)
Trustee
Vice President and Relationship Manager,
Regions Financial Corporation

Donald Peterson
Underwriter, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., National Housing Group

Thomas Radicioni
Trustee - Multi Family
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co.

John Sabatier
Underwriter - Multi-Family

Robert D. Smith
Trustee
Trust Officer, Regions Financial Corporation

David Sutton
Underwriter, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., National Housing Group

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