Gary Palker accumulated years of management and development experience prior to accepting the position of executive director twenty years ago. During this time he directed and oversaw all senior housing, new development and the purchase ad rehabilitation of its current building. Prior, he was the Broker of Record and Executive Asset Manger of Slavitt Associates located in Newark NJ. Palker directed its portfolio of multi family housing that varied between 9-12 sites. Palker also spent five years with the NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency in the position of Housing Management Officer. He is a board member of the Vietnam Chapter 510 and served on the boards of American Rescue Workers of America and the Brentwood.