Chris Brown
Housing Development Coordinator
Phone: 518.828.4718 ext. 109


Chris joined CEDC as Housing Development Coordinator in January of 2023. He brings with him a decade of community planning and non-profit administration experience. Prior to joining CEDC, Chris worked in the planning department for the City of Troy, New York, where he co-founded the Troy Community Land Bank and acted as its Director of Operations, and for the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, where he offered professional planning services to the towns of Berkshire County. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy from the University of Albany. A dedicated proponent of and advocate for housing equity, Chris brings that enthusiasm to his work with Columbia County’s Housing Development Task Force.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys reading, theater and exploring the endless beauty of the Hudson Valley.