Executive Director and CEO
Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
As head of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), Executive Director and CEO Robin L. Wiessmann oversees employees in 16 divisions that work to expand affordable housing across Pennsylvania. She manages the operations of the agency and directs multiple initiatives that promote affordable rental housing, support homeownership, provide no-cost housing counseling, fund local housing efforts, and reduce home foreclosures.
Under her leadership, PHFA is continuing its commitment to renters, homebuyers, and homeowners while employing new strategies to operate the agency efficiently, effectively, and deliver housing in the most fiscally responsible manner. To preserve and expand affordable housing in today’s challenging marketplace, Wiessmann has emphasized her commitment to partnerships that add financial and strategic value. She also is prioritizing PHFA’s efforts to leverage its funding, to attract additional investments for housing projects, and multiplying the impact of the agency’s resources to achieve the most impact.
Wiessmann is serving on the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Economic and Community Advisory Council (ECAC) and the Board of National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) as Secretary/Treasurer.