Doug McCree has 22 years of experience in the Affordable Housing Finance industry. He joined the Community Development Group of American Security Bank in Washington, D.C. in 1989. Since then, he has financed billions of dollars of new construction and rehabilitation in communities throughout the Southeastern United States.
In 2004, he assumed leadership at First Housing and has successfully increased the company’s role in the affordable housing industry by more than doubling the size of its servicing portfolio. He created First Housing University for Tax Credit Compliance training, launched a dedicated affordable housing servicing platform and opened new offices outside the Florida marketplace.
Mr. McCree has been an active participant in industry trade groups including NCSHA, ALFHA, and FLALHFA. At the Mortgage Bankers Association, he has held leadership roles including Chair of the Mortgage Action Alliance, Vice Chair of MORPAC, Multifamily Steering Committee, LIHTC Working Group and the Multifamily Council. In recognition of these efforts, Mr. McCree received the Burton C. Wood Legislative Service Award in 2010.
An active member of the community, Mr. McCree serves on the Board of Directors of the Spring of Tampa Bay, the CEO Council of Tampa Bay, co-Chair of the St. John Greek Orthodox Day School Annual Fund and heads the Sailing Program at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club.