Naomi Bayer was appointed to the board of the State of New York Mortgage Agency by Governor David A. Paterson and confirmed by the State Senate in June, 2009. Ms Bayer is senior vice president of national initiatives and innovation for Enterprise Community Partners,Inc. Ms. Bayer provides programmatic support and direction for Enterprise's strategic priorities: enabling environmentally sustainable development, stabilizing communities and expanding housing opportunities for the most vulnerable.
Prior to joining Enterprise, Bayer served as the director of Fannie Mae's New York Community Business Center, working with partners to increase affordable rental and homeownership opportunities for low-, moderate- and middle-income families and first-time home buyers.
Previously, Bayer served as senior vice president of housing with HFA and SONYMA, where she was responsible for the overall management of agencies' housing programs. Bayer also was employed at the San Antonio Development Agency as manager of the Rehabilitation Department and was director of housing and community development with the Baltimore Regional Planning Council. Bayer serves on the National Housing Conference Board of Trustees.
Previously, Bayer served as chair of the Housing First Coalition and the New York City Housing Partnership Development Corporation. Bayer received a master's degree from Rutgers University and a bachelor's degree at Barnard College, Columbia University.
Last updated: 8/26/2009