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Katherine Brennan

Chief of Staff
NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency


Ms. Brennan joined the Agency as Chief of Staff in February 2018. As Chief of Staff, Ms. Brennan works across Agency departments to ensure implementation of strategic initiatives and policy goals. Prior to her current role, Ms. Brennan served as the Program Director of Affordable Housing for the County of Hudson. In this capacity, she directed affordable housing production, foreclosure prevention, fair housing, and lead-based paint hazard programs. Previous roles include serving as an Associate at Monarch Housing Associates where she worked to expand the supply, accessibility, and variety of permanent supportive housing across New Jersey. This work included consulting with for and nonprofit developers as well as public housing authorities and municipalities. Ms. Brennan has a B.A. from Xavier University and a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.