Kevin Chavers

Kevin Chavers

Chairman
Kevin G. Chavers, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock’s Government Relations and Public Policy Group. From 2011 to 2013 he was a member of the Financial Markets Advisory Group within BlackRock Solutions. Mr. Chavers has extensive experience in the mortgage capital markets and housing finance policy in both the public and private sectors. He is a member of BlackRock’s Government Relations Steering Committee. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Mr. Chavers was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, where he served as a Senior Relationship Manager with coverage responsibilities for the mortgage Government Sponsored Enterprises and related clients. He previously headed the global mortgage operating businesses of Morgan Stanley and led their strategic repositioning. He also led strategy, execution and banking for the mortgage principal finance team within the Securitized Products Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was a vice president in the Mortgage Securities Department at Goldman Sachs & Co. Mr. Chavers served as the President of Ginnie Mae in the Clinton Administration. He also formerly served as Majority Staff Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. He began his career with the law firm of Milbank, Tweed Hadley and McCloy in New York. Mr. Chavers is a graduate of Harvard Law School and earned a Bachelor’s in City Planning from the University Of Virginia School Of Architecture. He currently serves on the boards of directors of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, the Friends of Education of the Museum of Modern Art and the University Of Virginia School Of Architecture Foundation. He is also a member of The Regional Plan Association New York Committee. He has also served on the boards of the Architectural League of New York, the Ridley Scholarship Fund at the University of Virginia, the Municipal Arts Society and the Appleseed Foundation. Mr. Chavers is a Founding Member of the Potomac Coalition. Mr. Chavers is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He resides in New York City metropolitan area.

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