Officers / Key Staff

Stephen Coyle Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Coyle

Mr. Coyle has served as Chief Executive Officer of the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust since 1992. He has been active in housing production and finance, economic development, and urban planning for 40 years.

Before coming to the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, Mr. Coyle served for seven years as the Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Mr. Coyle was Executive Vice President of a national architectural and planning firm based in San Francisco, from 1981 to 1984. He served the federal government in Washington, D.C., as Deputy Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and, earlier, as Executive Assistant to the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Prior to those positions, Mr. Coyle was the Executive Director of the Waltham and then the Dedham Housing Authorities. From 1970 to 1977 he was also a member of the Waltham City Council.

Mr. Coyle earned a Bachelor's Degree from Brandeis University, a Master's degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School. He has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Ulster University in recognition of his support for economic regeneration and peace building in Northern Ireland.

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