Staff & Personnel

The Somerville Housing Authority employs over 100 staff and personnel. Please feel free to use the following directory for SHA related business. Reception Desk Main Number is (617) 625-1152.

Executive Director Joseph R. Macaluso 349
Executive Assistant Emily Eschmann 349
Director of Finance Kelly Yin 312
Accounts Payable Coordinator Margaret Hui 313
Tenant Accounting Coordinator Lie Har Chao 311
Public Housing
Director of Admissions, Occupancy and Compliance Diane Cohen 316
Housing Manager Blanca Bonilla-Cruz 327
Housing Manager Wilmer Cruz (617) 666-0425
Housing Manager Cathy Federico (617) 666-2117
Housing Manager Kayla O'Regan 329
Building Manager- Capen Court Belkis Roome (617) 629-6872
Building Manager - Waterworks Katie Gallant 390
Housing Management Assistant Orlane Pena 617-623-0027
Housing Management Assistant Betty Nyasambi 357
Director of Maintenance Joseph Whalen 344
Maintenance Supervisor Charlie O'Leary 345
Housing Inspector John Sullivan 350
Maintenance Clerk Brianna Santangelo 333
Modernization Department
Director of Modernization Brian Langton 331
Modernization Coordinator Ryan Cummiskey 330
Procurement/IT Manager Anthony Crespo 336
Procurement Clerk Steve McCarthy 337
Public Safety
Chief of Police Dan Meade 338
Investigator Sean Browne (617) 293-1906
Investigator Bill Rymill (617) 905-8251
Investigator Michael DeBethencourt (617) 877-3614
Investigator Peter Granitsas
Public Safety Non-Emergency Line 617-625-1212
SPD Tip Line
Receptionist Diane Reagan 0
Resident Services
Director of Resident Services Shannon Bennett 323
ROSS Coordinator Suze Montina 356
Resident Services Coordinator Graciela Cordova (617) 625-2800
FSS/Homeownership Coordinator Miguelina Cabrera 310
FSS/SSP Coordinator Janine Lotti 325
Mystic Activity Ctr. Programs Coordinator Doreen Jenkins 347
Section 8 Department
Director of Leased Housing Matt Lincoln 352
Section 8 Tenant Selector Kezia Baxter 335
Section 8 Inspector
Housing Inspector-Section 8 Justin Stephens 332
Housing Inspector-Section 8 Frank Williams 343
Tenant Selection Department
Tenant Selector Cindy Nixon 307
Tenant Selection/Manager Assistant Nancy Carroll 353