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Greeley Welcomes new Housing Director, Deb Callies to the Team

Deb Callies, Housing Director for City of Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. — The City of Greeley welcomes Deb Callies as the Housing Director responsible for housing resiliency and strategic planning for the city.

Callies’s professional background spans over twenty years in housing management and development, workforce development, and Federal, State, and local grant management. Her experience includes Housing Investment Manager for the City of Longmont and previously the Housing Supervisor for the Loveland Housing Authority.

Among her accomplishments, Callies has the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships as demonstrated through partnerships with the Boulder Broomfield Consortium and Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership. Callies has also managed multiple Annual Action Plans for HUD entitlement programs including projects that promote the creation and preservation of affordable housing and furthering fair housing initiatives. 

With the City of Greeley, Callies will lead the housing efforts of our rapidly growing community. In this new position, she will be responsible for the full spectrum of housing, from affordable housing to executive-level housing. Additionally, Callies will lead strategic partnerships with for-profit developers, business executives, new businesses considering Greeley, bankers, and planners of high-end executive homes and communities. 

“We are thrilled to have Deb as our new Housing Director,” said City Manager Raymond Lee. “Deb’s extensive background in strategic development will be instrumental in leading change and shaping planned growth for the City of Greeley.” 

Callies received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology right here at the University of Northern Colorado. She has also completed a number of certification programs covering a variety of housing knowledge, including Housing Development Finance, Multifamily Housing Specialist, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Occupancy Specialist, Developing and Managing Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Specialist, and Supervision and Management.

“I look forward to serving the Greeley community through strategic housing development and preservation, and in a way that is inclusive of the full spectrum of housing needs - from affordable to executive,” said Callies.

Callies’s first day in her new role will be February 8.


Release Date:
Feb 5, 2024
Danielle Werbick, communication specialist
(970) 350-9374

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