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Albert Victor Banks,, American government administrator. Licence in real estate sales, Pennsylvania. Recipient Liberty Bell award Mayor of Philadelphia, 1982.


Banks, Albert Victor was born on April 9, 1956 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Albert Victor Senior and Virginia Lee (Harris) Banks.


Associate of Arts in Psychology, Harrisburg Area Community College, 1976. Bachelor in Urban Studies, Temple University, 1978. Certified, Tufts University, 1986.

Master of Science, New Hampshire College, 1987.


From intern to development planner, Advisory Cmty. Development Corporation, Philadelphia, 1976-1980;housing program coordinator II, Office Housing and Cmty. Development, Philadelphia, 1980-1983;director community development, Livingston/Rosenwinkel, Professional Corporation Architects & Planners, Philadelphia, 1983-1985;specialist economics development, Philadelphia Urban Coalition, 1985-1987;program planning analyst II, Philadelphia Housing Authority, 1987-1991;deputy director community and economics development department, City of Harrisburg, 1991-1992;housing and development analyst, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1992-1994;planner economics development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1994-1996;management analyst, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, since 1996;realtor, Coldwell-Banker, since 1994.

Consultant Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation, 1984-1986, GMB Associations, Philadelphia, 1987,PGM Associations, 1987, Philadelphia Care, 1988, Keating Construction Company, 1989, A.V. Banks Enterprises, 1990-1991, Coleman Group, 1992, Young Men’s Christian Association, Germantown;franchise owner Market American, 1998. Guest speaker Pennsylvania State University.


  • Licence in real estate sales, Pennsylvania.


The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.


Volunteer researcher Philadelphia Unemployment Project, 1979. Member board advisors Point Breeze Neighborhood Advisory Committee Philadelphia, 1983. Volunteer instructor general equivalency diploma program Temple University, Philadelphia, 1985.

Member Leadership Harrisburg, since 1992. President Edgmont Recreation Association, 1992. Board directors Harrisburg Multicultural Coalition, since 1993.

Board member Harrisburg Area Community College Alumni, 1994, vice president, 1997. Board directors National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1994, chairperson Harrisburg chapter, 1995. Fund distribution volunteer United Way, 1997-1998.

Member American Planning Association (secretary 1982-1985, co-chairman program committee 1985-1988,secretary national committee 1985-1988), American Society Notaries, Institute for Cooperative Housing (board directors, committee chairman 1986-1988), National Association Redevelopment Officials (board directors 1982-1983), Harrisburg Area Community College Alumni Association (board directors since 1994, vice president since 1998), Chapel of Four Chaplains (honorary), Alpha Phi Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, hiking, biking, tennis, photography.


Son of Albert Victor Senior (deceased) and Virginia Lee (Harris) B. Married Judy Ann Williams, January 22, 1984. Children: Simóne Janae, Asha Victoria.

Albert Victor Senior Banks

Virginia Lee (Harris) Banks

Judy Ann Williams

Simóne Janae Banks

Asha Victoria Banks