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Just Economics, LLC

Economic Development & Sustainable Development
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  • District of Columbia, United States
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Over 20 years experienced with the legislative and executive branches of state and local government.

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Helping communities harmonize economic incentives with public policy objectives for job creation, affordable housing, transportation efficiencies and sustainable economic development.

Served as legislative assistant to a member of the Council of the District of Columbia who was also on the board of directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Just Economics LLC provides consulting services to create legislative and regulatory tools to harmonize economic incentives with public policy objectives. Primary focus is on job creation, affordable housing, transportation finance & demand management, and smart growth / transit-oriented development.

An attorney with a master's degree in real estate and urban development. Over 20 years with the legislative and executive branches of state and local government. Initiated landowner funding for new transit infrastructure. Designed & implemented performance-based parking pricing. Implemented car sharing PPP. Involved in visioning and scenario planning. Now directs public policy consulting firm. Helps jurisdictions restructure taxes, fees and regulations so that economic incentives are more conducive to job creation, affordable housing, transportation efficiency and sustainable economic development. Served on Mayoral transition team.

Experience

Just Economics, LLC
Director since 2009
Assist jurisdictions re job creation, affordable housing, transportation efficiency & sustainable economic development.

District of Columbia Department of Transportation,
Deputy Associate Director for Policy & Planning, 1997 - 2009
State & local transportation agency for Washington, DC
Council of the District of Columbia
Legislative Assistant to the Honorable Hilda Mason, 1987-1997
Legislative body for Washington, DC

Education

Certified Public Manager, 1998
Center for Excellence in Municipal Management
George Washington University
Master's Degree in Real Estate & Urban Development, 1988
Kogod College of Business, The American University
Juris Doctorate, 1987
Washington College of Law, The American University
BA 1978
Haverford College

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Articles & Publications

Norway Tops List of Foreign Commercial Real Estate Buyers

Bloomberg.com recently posted an article stating that Norway, with its $870 billion sovereign-wealth fund, is at the top of the list of foreign U.S. commercial real estate buyers. According to research firm Real Capital Analytics Inc., the country is acquiring buildings across the globe, including the U.S., with a total of more than $3.2 billion spent so far in 2014. Just last year Norway spent less than half that amount for property purchases. Research firm Green Street Advisors claims that pri...

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