Carl Hum Joins NYC Housing Partnership’s Board of Directors
- May 23, 2016
New York—The NYC Housing Partnership Development Corporation recently elected Carl Hum to the Board of Directors. Hum is senior vice president for management services and government affairs at the Real Estate Board of New York.
Hum previously served as president & CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining the Chamber, Hum was appointed head of the Mayor’s Office of Industrial and Manufacturing Businesses by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Earlier, as vice president for policy and programs at Asian Americans Advancing Justice in Washington, DC, he led the organization’s advocacy and research activities. He served as executive director of the New York City Districting Commission.
Hum was also Special Counsel for Intergovernmental Affairs & Deputy General Counsel at the NYC Department of Small Business Services, where he chaired a transition team that successfully merged the former Department of Employment with the Department of Small Business Services.
Earlier in his career, Hum was appointed Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted and tried felony cases, counseled police investigations and served with the Domestic Violence Unit. Hum holds a BA from Wesleyan University of Connecticut, and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.
“The Housing Partnership is proud to have Carl Hum joining our board. His impressive experience in nonprofit, urban economic development and policy expertise is extremely valuable as we continue to facilitate the creation of workforce housing in New York City,” said Dan Martin, president & CEO of the Housing Partnership.