As President and CEO of the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), David Nisivoccia is responsible for the oversight and operation of the largest public housing authority in the State of Texas and one of the largest in the nation.
Nisivoccia is successfully leading a number of SAHA’s community investments in the planning and implementation phases including the Victoria Commons, an $82 million, multi-phase, mixed-income community near San Antonio’s downtown; and the Wheatley Choice Neighborhood Initiative, in collaboration with the Eastside Promise Neighborhood, to revitalize the 248-unit Wheatley Courts public housing property and surrounding area – the housing phases alone estimate $97.8 million.
Nisivoccia oversees a workforce of more than 525 SAHA employees, an annual budget of $186 million and assets valued at $500 million.
Originally hired as SAHA’s Chief Operating Officer, Nisivoccia has more than 20 years of executive and senior management experience in affordable housing and has overseen the Agency’s housing and related operations, including Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income Housing, and Community Safety and Security programs.
Prior to joining SAHA, Nisivoccia served in positions with the housing authorities of Fairfax County, Virginia; Clearwater, Florida; Tampa, Florida; and Fort Pierce, Florida, where he served as executive director and supervised the economic turnaround of the agency by expanding the agency’s affordable housing portfolio, and realigning the capital program strategy to improve efficiency. Nisivoccia has a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey.