Chief of Development & Operations

John Chow

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John C. Chow serves as the Chief Development and Operations Officer for the Housing Authority of Joliet.  John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture from Iowa State University.

John began his career with the Housing Authority of Joliet as a Construction Manager, also served as Modernization Coordinator, Modernization and Section 8 Inspection Supervisor.  John has earned certifications in Housing Quality Standards and Blended Occupancy Management.

John’s well-round proficiency resulted in him being recruited to work in a world renown University in the Facilities Management field.  John has served in various capacities such as, Project and Construction Management, Maintenance and Operation, Client Services and Finance Administration.  He utilizes his balance of expertise to assist senior leadership to implement strategic goals, and to ensure the agency is efficiently operating its initiatives to consistently deliver the highest quality service to our clients.

John was also appointed and serves as a commission member of the Joliet Historic Preservation Commission.

Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager

Tina Pourroy

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Tina Pourroy serves as the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) Manager for the Housing Authority of Joliet.  Tina’s background includes considerable involvement in the private sector as a mortgage appraisal research assistant and construction site office manager.  Utilizing immense knowledge and housing experience, Tina interacts with voucher holders and property owners that participate in the HCV program, and consistently meets the needs of clients served.

Tina began her career with the Housing Authority of Joliet as Administrative Assistant to the Director of Technical Services.  After acquiring experience in the development of affordable housing, capital fund financing and energy performance contracting, and related finance projects, she was promoted to Coordinator of Will County Housing Development Corporation.

Regional Asset Manager

Mike Gentile

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Mike Gentile serves as a Regional Asset Manager for the Housing Authority of Joliet’s Public Housing Program. He has been at the Housing Authority of Joliet for over 30 years.

Mike began his assisted housing career in 1986 with the Housing Authority of Joliet where he has worked in several positions and departments. Mike has worked as an Inventory Clerk, Purchasing Agent and Maintenance Mechanic/Technician. In 1994, Mike was promoted to Maintenance Superintendent. In 2012, Mike was promoted to Regional Asset Manager.

As a Regional Asset Manager, Mike oversees multiple assisted housing properties along with Property Managers, Maintenance staff, Security personnel, and subcontractors. He is a Certified Manager of Maintenance, Certified UPCS inspector, REAC Specialist, Heating and Air Conditioning Technician, Electrical Technician, Boiler Mechanic, and an Automotive Technician. Mike’s experience is relied upon daily when attempting to resolve problems associated with subcontractors, maintenance equipment and systems, and staff/residents.

Regional Asset Manager

Roy Finley

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Roy Finley serves as a Regional Asset Manager for the Housing Authority of Joliet’s Public Housing Program.  He earned an Associate of Science degree from Waubonsee Community College.

Roy began his assisted housing career with the Aurora Housing Authority where he worked within the Maintenance Division.  He then relocated to the Peoria Housing Authority where he served in the capacity of the Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Coordinator and Relocation Officer, Manager of Inventory and the Work Order Center, and Warehouse/Fleet Manager.  In 2001, Roy came to the Housing Authority of Joliet as the Assistant Maintenance Superintendent and was promoted to Regional Asset Manager.

As a Regional Asset Manager, Roy oversees multiple assisted housing properties along with Property Managers, Maintenance staff, Security personnel, and subcontractors.  He is a Certified Public Housing Program Manager, Manager of Maintenance, a Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician, and an Automotive and Diesel Technician.  Roy’s experience is relied upon daily when attempting to resolve problems associated with subcontractors, maintenance equipment and systems, and staff/residents.