HUD has announced a new Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs. C. Lamar Seats brings more than 25 years of experience in commercial, market and affordable multifamily mortgage banking through his previous leadership roles with various lending institutions. Mr. Seats most recently served as Managing Director at M&T Realty Capital Corporation where he was responsible for multifamily agency loan production with FHA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. Prior to that, he was CEO of Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC, Senior VP of Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., and Senior VP of Reilly Mortgage Group, respectively.

Mr. Seats replaces Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Bob Iber, who will remain at HUD in a different capacity.
Mr. Seats earned both his BS in Pharmacy and his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.