Stan Gimont


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  • Bachelor of Arts - Public Affairs, The George Washington University
  • Master of Public Administration - The George Washington University
  • Master of Science - Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University
  • Senior Managers in Government Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Stan Gimont

Senior Advisor for Community Recovery

Stan Gimont is a Senior Advisor for Community Recovery with Hagerty. Stan joined Hagerty after 32 years of service with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). With Hagerty, Stan provides strategic advisory support focused on HUD Programs, housing issues, and long-term community recovery.

From August 2016 through July 2019, Stan served as HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grant Programs.  In this role he provided management direction and oversight for all aspects of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, including long-term disaster recovery (CDBG-DR), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, the National Housing Trust Fund, as well as HUD’s environmental review responsibilities. From 2017 through 2019, his leadership helped to secure $40 billion in CDBG-DR funding in response to major disasters, such as hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.  Throughout this period, Stan was actively engaged in the federal government’s inter-agency efforts to use these funds to promote long-term recovery from these events.

As Director of HUD’s Office of Block Grant Assistance from 2008-2016, Stan managed approximately $60 billion in federal funding to assist the nation’s communities in addressing housing, development, and disaster recovery needs. Among Stan’s notable achievements as Director is the implementation of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program in response to the 2008-2010 housing crisis, oversight of CDBG-DR funding for New Jersey and New York in response to Hurricane Sandy, and management of HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition in 2014-2015. Stan worked in a highly effective manner with internal HUD partners as well as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional staff to ensure transparency and collaboration in support of programmatic goals.

Selected in 2008 as a career member of the Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service, Stan received a Presidential Rank Award in 2015 in recognition of his accomplishments managing HUD’s community development programs and achieving nationwide results.  Stan earned his BA and MPA degrees from George Washington University and also holds a Master’s degree in real estate development from Johns Hopkins University.

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