SIFMA Statement on Confirmation of HUD Secretary Carson

Release Date: March 2, 2017 
Contact: Carol Danko, 202-962-7390,   

SIFMA Statement on Confirmation of HUD Secretary Carson

Washington, DC  March 2, 2017 – SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr, SIFMA president and CEO, on the confirmation of U.S. HUD Secretary Ben Carson:   

“We congratulate Dr. Ben Carson on his confirmation as HUD Secretary. We look forward to working with him on issues of importance to the housing market, including the continued strengthening of the FHA and Ginnie Mae programs, as well as comprehensive housing finance reform.”  


SIFMA is the voice of the U.S. securities industry. We represent the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers whose nearly 1 million employees provide access to the capital markets, raising over $2.5 trillion for businesses and municipalities in the U.S., serving clients with over $18.5 trillion in assets and managing more than $67 trillion in assets for individual and institutional clients including mutual funds and retirement plans. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit 





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