Roy Bernardi

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Roy Bernardi
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United States Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
In office
June 24, 2004 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Alphonso Jackson
Succeeded by Ron Sims
Acting United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
In office
April 19, 2008 – June 4, 2008
Preceded by Alphonso Jackson
Succeeded by Steve Preston
51st Mayor of Syracuse, New York
In office
January 3, 1994 – July 10, 2001
Preceded by Thomas Ganley Young
Succeeded by Matt Driscoll
Personal details
Born ( 1942 -10-14) October 14, 1942 (age 71)
Syracuse, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Alice Bernardi
Alma mater Syracuse University
Religion Roman Catholic

Roy Albert Bernardi[1] (born October 14, 1942[1]) is a former United States Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He was nominated by President George W. Bush on June 24, 2004 and confirmed by the United States Senate on November 21, 2004.

Bernardi served as Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development at HUD and was appointed acting HUD Secretary on April 19, 2008, after the resignation of previous secretary Alphonso Jackson. He remained until administration nominee Steve Preston was confirmed on June 4.[2][3][4]

In 1993, Mr. Bernardi was elected the 51st Mayor of the City of Syracuse, New York where he served from 1994 to 2001.[1] Bernardi previously served as the Syracuse City Auditor for five terms. He is a graduate of Syracuse University.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mayors of the City of Syracuse. City of Syracuse. Accessed April 22, 2008
  2. ^ Holzer, Jessica "Bush praises new HUD secretary" The Hill (newspaper), June 5, 2008. Accessed June 5, 2008.
  3. ^ Roy A. Bernardi Acting Secretary. HUD. Accessed 2008-04-22. "On April 19, 2008, Roy A. Bernardi became Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development."
  4. ^ Preston Is Picked to Run HUD, Despite Little Housing Experience. Wall Street Journal, 2008-04-19. Accessed 2008-04-19. "Roy A. Bernardi, the second-in-command at HUD, will serve as acting secretary until Mr. Preston is confirmed."

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Preceded by
Alphonso Jackson
United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
(acting)

2008
Succeeded by
Steve Preston
Preceded by
Thomas Ganley Young
Mayor of Syracuse, NY
1994–2001
Succeeded by
Matthew Driscoll