David S. Gasson

Vice President, Director of Communications

David S. Gasson is Vice President and a Director at Boston Capital Corporation. Mr. Gasson joined Boston Capital in 1995.  He is responsible for all external communications for Boston Capital including community affairs, state and federal legislative issues, housing policy and public relations. He also directs Boston Capital’s philanthropic outreach through the Boston Capital Foundation.

Mr. Gasson is a frequent speaker at forums around the country on state and federal policy issues.  He is frequently quoted in trade and national publications and has contributed editorial on federal housing and tax policy to a number of publications.  He is Executive Director of the Housing Advisory Group, an organization comprised of industry professionals from around the country founded to advocate on behalf housing issues. He regularly meets with Administration officials, Members of Congress and congressional staff to advise on and seek support for the industry’s housing and tax agenda.

Mr. Gasson is on the Steering Committee and the Tax Reform Working Group of the Affordable Rental Housing ACTION Campaign.  He has been instrumental in drafting legislative responses to tax reform proposals as well as formulating the ACTION Campaigns advocacy and grassroots outreach efforts.

Mr. Gasson serves on the Board of Directors of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and is a founding member of the Library Foundations New Frontier Network. He sits on the Executive Advisory Council of WBUR, Boston’s public radio station and is on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Business Leadership.

Before joining Boston Capital, Mr. Gasson served in several capacities on the staffs of Congressman Richard Gephardt of Missouri and Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell of Maine.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida.