Gilbert Ho


Gilbert Ho, resident of City of Newton, Massachusetts. Immigrated to Boston from Hong Kong, completed high school education at Newman Preparatory School in Boston and graduated.  After which he matriculated at Bentley University but transferred to Northeastern University and earned duo Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Computer Science.  Met and married to Debbie (Chin) Ho, she was among the first group of the Asian American Commissioners to serve the Commission after the legislation established the  commission in recognition of the Asian Americans constitute the fastest-growing minority, a diverse population within the both Commonwealths and the United States.  She grew up on Hudson Street in Chinatown. They have two children; Courtney currently serving as the Executive Director at the City of Boston Mayor Initiative – Chinatown Main Street program; and Burton is a federal law officer.

Professionally, Gilbert is an IT Business Analyst at the Massachusetts State Treasury IT Department, prior transfer to IT from Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (MCWT) he was the System Compliance Officer and Auditor (formerly the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abatement Trust (MWPAT), an agency under the Massachusetts State Treasurer and Receiver General.  Before joining the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Treasury, worked in the private sector for 30 years, as a Senior Network Support and Application Analyst in the Information Technology Department at a prestige Boston based Law firm Goodwin Procter, LLP.

Gilbert has volunteer in many Boston Chinatown community organizations, serving on the Board of as Director of Chinatown Main Street. Community elected to serve a two-year term as Treasurer and later as the President of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England.  Serving as the Advisor of the Chinatown Residents Association focused to the Chinatown residents and senior’s affair.  Volunteer and served as co-captain of Chinatown Crime Watch program over 10 years, assisted our neighbor of Chinatown – the Leather District, to establish their Leather District Crime Watch program, they are in their third years to keep Leather District a safer place to live, continue to engage in many organizations to promote cultural awareness, education, and local business development.