President and CEO
Gorman & Co.
Brian Swanton transitioned into the role of President & Chief Executive Officer for Gorman & Company in 2018, after serving as the Arizona Market President since 2008. During his tenure as Arizona Market President, Mr. Swanton led a multi-disciplinary team that designed and constructed over 1,000 units of new housing across the State with an emphasis on permanent supportive housing for families, seniors, veterans, and chronically homeless populations in both urban and rural locations. Mr. Swanton also redeveloped some of the first public housing units in the country using HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.
As President & CEO, Mr. Swanton oversees all of Gorman’s business units, including design, construction, development, property & asset management, and administration. Prior to joining Gorman, Mr. Swanton held various leadership positions in the non-profit sector, where he directed the preservation and construction of over 2,300 units of housing in 29 residential communities across Arizona and successfully refinanced and/or repositioned 1,702 units of existing affordable housing. Mr. Swanton also spent eight years of his career in the public sector, having served as the Housing Development Manager for the City of Scottsdale, as well as other positions in housing and community development with the City of Glendale, AZ, the Arizona Department of Housing, and the City of Quincy, MA.