Charles A. Richman brings more than 40 years of experience in New Jersey state government. Before joining NJHMFA in January 2018, Richman previously had served as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), where he had worked for 31 years. NJHMFA is an affiliate of DCA. Prior to joining DCA in 1986, he served as Executive Director of the New Jersey State Energy Office, and Assistant Commissioner and then Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Energy. He was named Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs in 1986, was promoted to Deputy Commissioner in 2005, and held the title of Acting Commissioner at DCA three times.