Florida Housing Finance Corporation Announces Michael DiNapoli as New Executive Director

Tallahassee, FL - At a meeting this morning, Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Board of Directors formally approved the appointment of Michael DiNapoli to the role of Executive Director of the Corporation. DiNapoli was recommended to the Board by Governor Ron DeSantis.

“I am honored to have received the Governor’s nomination and support from the Board to serve as the next Executive Director of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation,” said Mike DiNapoli. “I look forward to continuing the great work of Florida Housing already underway to leverage every available resource to expand workforce and affordable housing across our state.”

DiNapoli previously served as the Director of Small and Minority Business Capital for DEO, where he oversaw key business lending programs, venture capital, and small and minority business programs. He was also responsible for the Homeowner Assistance Fund, and the Emergency Bridge Loan program when activated through Executive Order by the Governor. In addition to his role at the agency, DiNapoli serves as Chairman of the Florida Development Finance Corporation, and board member for the First Housing Development Corporation of Florida.

“With more than 25 years of experience and leadership in both finance and government agency roles, we are confident that Mike is the right fit for Florida Housing and the families that we serve,” said Mario Facella, Chairman of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation Board. “I look forward to working with him to further Florida Housing’s mission of providing safe, quality and affordable housing for the hardworking citizens who make up this great state.”

Prior to joining DEO in 2017, DiNapoli was Senior Vice President for Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and UBS Financial in New York. DiNapoli received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College in 1991.



Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) was created by the state Legislature more than 40 years ago to serve as the state’s housing finance agency (HFA) that administers state and federal resources to help provide affordable homeownership and rental housing options for the citizens of Florida.


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