Deputy Director Perry Faigin, CPM

Perry FaiginPerry Faigin has been with the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry for more than 7 years. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Director, he served as Interim Deputy Director for Business and Industry. He has also served as Deputy Administrator for both the Division of Industrial Relations and the Real Estate Division He began his tenure with the state as the Chief of Administration with the Nevada Housing Division in 2016.

Perry has worked closely with directors, administrators and the Division of Human Resource Management on many projects and programs since 2016. His specific experience includes administration, finance, development of policy and procedure- including NRS/NAC review and development- and human resource policy for the department. Perry has been a powerful asset to the organization in dealing with contracts, fiscal matters, logistics, operations, and personnel matters.

In addition, he serves as President of the Board of Directors for Home Means Nevada, Inc., a state-sponsored nonprofit which oversees the Foreclosure Mediation Program. Perry obtained the Certified Public Manager (CPM) designation in 2020. 

Prior to state service, Perry served for 8 years in the Naval Reserves as a Supply Storekeeper with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 18 and was activated during Operation Allied Force in support of flight operations at NAS Sigonella, Sicily.

Perry lives in the Reno/Sparks area with his wife of 32 years Ruth, and 14-year-old Son Caleb, and has two older daughters, Sierra, and Hailey.