Raymond earns certification in historic redevelopment finance

Bill Raymond, the City of Biloxi’s historic administrator, has received certification as a Historic Real Estate Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council.

Biloxi Historical Administrator Bill Raymond

The certification is a professional credential given to individuals who have successfully completed the National Development Council’s intensive historic real estate development finance training series. The training provides professionals working in the field of historic preservation and economic, housing and community development with essential skills and knowledge in historic real estate development finance, including problem solving and deal structuring.

The certification program involves five days of training and ends with an exam.

Raymond has been employed by the City of Biloxi for more than 20 years and serves as historical administrator and manages the Biloxi Visitor Center and Biloxi Civic Center. He also serves in an advisory position with Main Street Biloxi, which oversees the city downtown redevelopment program.