Placemaking Council (PMC)

 Mission

The Placemaking Council (PMC) will focus on best practices for creating vibrant places where people can live, work, and play, with a focus on mixed-use retail development.

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Members

Marilyn Jordan Taylor

Chair
Professor of Architecture & Urbanism
University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Philadelphia
PA
United States

Candace Damon

Vice Chair - Membership
Vice Chairman
HR&A Advisors, Inc.
Athens
VT
United States

Joseph C. Canizaro

Vice Chair
President/Chief Executive Officer
Columbus Properties, LP
New Orleans
LA
United States

Frederick S. Harris

Vice Chair
Visiting Assistant Professor
Pratt Institute
New York
NY
United States

Heather Personne

Vice Chair
Principal
Point B
Phoenix
AZ
United States

Kristopher Jon Takacs

Vice Chair
Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Washington
DC
United States

Philip Palmgren

Vice Chair - Foundation Ambassador
Urban Thinker
RePlace Urban Studio
New York
NY
United States

Alexander C. Twining

Ex Officio
Chief Executive Officer
Twining Properties
New York
NY
United States

Ellyse Murphy

Graduate Student Fellow
Philadelphia
PA
United States

Thomas Bernier

Member
SVP, New Business & Research
Bucksbaum Retail Properties
Chicago
IL
United States

Dr. Charles C. Bohl

Member
Associate Professor & Director, MRED+U
University of Miami School of Architecture
Coral Gables
FL
United States

Howard Chung

Member
Vice President
Lendlease
New York
NY
United States

Jonathan Cox

Member
Senior Vice President - Mixed Use Development
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Coronado
CA
United States

Patrick Crandall

Member
Managing Director
CapitalSource
Beverly Hills
CA
United States

Corrina Green

Member
Director, Development
Zachry Hospitality
San Antonio
TX
United States

Andrew Griffin

Member
Director of National Development and Construction
Kimco Realty
Timonium
MD
United States

Michael Grove

Member
Principal
Sasaki Associates
Watertown
MA
United States

Matthew Heller

Member
Senior Associate, National Business Development Leader, Retail+Mixed-Use
DLR Group
Los Angeles
CA
United States

Ed Hernandez

Member
Councilmember
City of San Leandro
San Leandro
CA
United States

Aaron Johnson

Member
Director
HFF
Dallas
TX
United States

Sara Kramer Crockett

Member
Vice President
RCLCO Real Estate Advisors
Los Angeles
CA
United States

Preston Meyer

Member
Managing Director
JPMorgan Asset Management
New York
NY
United States

Shari L. Reams

Member
Market Manager - Philadelphia
PNC Real Estate
Philadelphia
PA
United States

George M. Roberts

Member
Quicken Loans Community Investment Fund
Detroit
MI
United States

Thomas R. Samuels, FAIA, APA

Member
Principal
Thomas Samuels Enterprises
Chicago
IL
United States

Judie Scalise

Member
Principal
ESI Corporation
Scottsdale
AZ
United States

Matthew Simo

Member
Managing Director - Investments
Urban Renaissance Group
Seattle
WA
United States

Cathy J. Simon

Member
Principal
Cathy J Simon FAIA Architecture + Urbanism
San Francisco
CA
United States

Robert Spanier

Member
President
Spanier Group Inc.
Toronto
ON
Canada

Yaromir Steiner

Member
CEO
Steiner + Associates
Columbus
OH
United States

Michel Trocme

Member
Partner
Urban Strategies Inc
Toronto
ON
Canada

George Townsend Underhill, IV

Member
Vice President of Development
Stirling Properties LLC
Covington
LA
United States

Martha Welborne

Member
Senior Advisor
HR&A Advisors, Inc.
Los Angeles
CA
United States