Matthew L. Nelson is President of HCR's Office of Community Renewal where he oversees community revitalization and economic development programs including the Community Development Block Grant program, New York Main Street program, and locally administered programs.
Mr. Nelson has a long and distinguished history of public service. Since 1999, Matthew has held a variety of positions in both State and Federal government, most recently serving as a member of the Senior Staff to Governor Cuomo in the Executive Chamber. Prior to that, he had served in the Chamber under Governor Paterson, handling a range of high-level responsibilities, including intergovernmental affairs and planning. He has also held senior positions in Offices of U.S. Senators, as well as in the Clinton White House.
Mr. Nelson is a graduate of University of Maryland.
Last Updated: 10/24/2011