Deputy Chief Financial Officer David Sidari
Dave Sidari is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Mr. Sidari is a key advisor to the HUD Secretary on all financial matters and he is responsible for the Department's budget, accounting, financial systems, financial management, financial reporting and appropriations law issues. He also provides leadership in areas defined by the Chief Financial Officer Act of 1990 and other legislation designed to improve integrity in federal financial management. Dave is responsible for preparing required reports to the President and Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Prior to joining HUD, Dave served as Vice President of Multifamily Accounting and Other Support Divisions for Freddie Mac and was a member of the Decision Board for the multifamily business. As Vice President, he was responsible for managing all aspects of accounting and controls for Multifamily Mortgages, one of Freddie Mac's three main businesses. In addition, he was responsible for accounting for corporate activities. Previously, Dave was Senior Director for Freddie Mac's Accounting Policy group, responsible for consolidation accounting and structured transactions.
Prior to joining Freddie Mac in 2003, Dave was Director of Strategic Change Management at Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) in New York. During his five years at CSFB, he was the CFO of its online broker and started as Controller of its NY broker-dealer. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of Emerging Markets Accounting Advisory for Citibank, based in NY. Prior to Citibank, Dave was with Bankers Trust Company, where he held a variety of controllership and corporate positions. He started his career with KPMG as an auditor.
Dave holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from New York University and is a certified public accountant.