Joseph M. Gormley, who most recently served as chief of staff to FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery, was named as the new Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Single Family Housing, effective January 21. He replaced Gisele Roget, who left in November.
As the DAS for Single Family Housing, Gormley directly oversees the day-to-day management of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program. Gormley joined FHA in 2017 and in his former role as chief of staff 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, Gormley was assistant vice president and regulatory counsel at the Independent Community Bankers of America 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, 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).