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Joe Rizzo, Developer, HDFP, HCCP

Joe Rizzo

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Direct Line: (701) 551-0485

Joe joined the BSI Team in April 2014. His Responsibilities include identifying housing needs, developing plans and budgets, and seeking funding from a variety of sources in effort to build adequate, affordable, accessible, and secure housing. Prior to BSI, Joe has 23 years of experience in the residential mortgage and finance industry where he has become perceptive of the importance of housing for families, communities, and quality of life. He recently completed his master’s degree where he is emphasizing in Community Development. Joe is professionally certified as a Housing Development Finance Professional, and a Housing Credit Certified Professional.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration - University of Missouri
  • Masters in Sociology/Community Development - North Dakota State University

Designations and Licensures

  • Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) Certification - National Development Council
  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) - National Association of Home Builders

Community Involvement

Joe, a native of Missouri, and his wife now reside in West Fargo with their three children. He is currently a member of Up with Downs and GiGi’s Playhouse.