Geoff is a real estate and economic development advisor with expertise in public-private finance partnerships, special taxing district (TIF, business district/special service area) establishment, market and financial feasibility, development strategy, and project implementation advisory services. While at SB Friedman, Geoff has assisted Presence Health in securing TIF and New Markets Tax Credit funding to help pay for the relocation of its affiliate, Resurrection University, from Oak Park to Chicago. He has also led numerous market analyses and development strategies for clients throughout the Midwest, including a customized market analysis to account for the development potential to be generated by a transitway in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and development advisory services related to recruiting developers to sites in Lemont, Illinois and Racine, Wisconsin. Geoff is a Series-50 Qualified Municipal Advisor Representative. He holds a B.A. in History from Northwestern University, and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Planning Association, and serves on the boards of the Illinois Tax Increment Association, Lambda Alpha International-Ely Chapter, and the Presence Health Community Leadership Board for West Town.
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