Patti Tancayo Barbee
Patti Tancayo Barbee is the new president and CEO of the Hawaiian Community Development Board (HCDB). She has been senior vice president, working for over 20 years for the non-profit.
Barbee has many years of experience planning, executing and closing various types of housing projects throughout Hawai‘i. She is an expert in project and program management, mortgage financing, environmental reviews, government procurement and contract management.
As HCDB senior vice president she was actively involved with the development of all HCDB’s projects including Hale Makana O Nanakuli, Hale Makana O Ma’ili and Hale Makana O Mo’ili’ili and is currently collaborating with the King Lunalilo Trust to build 10 affordable housing projects for kupuna throughout Hawaii.
Earlier in her career, she spent 10 years as housing and community development supervisor at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. She developed funding models, initiated housing projects and conducted extensive market research and analysis created solutions into the housing needs of native Hawaiian families throughout Hawai‘i.
Barbee has a BA in business administration from is Chaminade University in Honolulu and is a CCIM candidate.