Mark Attia serves as the Assistant Secretary for Finance and Performance Management at the Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is responsible for structuring complex capital and project finance transactions that require significant public infrastructure investments intended to spur economic development in the Commonwealth. His duties include general management of the Commonwealth’s capital and special finance bond programs and engagement with capital markets.
Additionally, Mark leads the Commonwealth’s Social Innovation Financing initiatives, also known as Pay-for-Success or Social Impact Bonds, a series of unique public-private partnerships designed to scale results-driven social services with the goal of measurably improving outcomes for people most in need. These initiatives are focused on juvenile recidivism, chronic homelessness, vocational training for new immigrants and refugees, vocational rehabilitation for Veterans with PTSD, and advancing an evidence-based policymaking agenda.
Mark serves on the Board of Directors of MassHousing, MassDevelopment, and the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, the state’s housing and economic development finance agencies, and the Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness.