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Jamie Torres Springer

HR&A Advisors, Inc.
Senior Principal

Jamie Torres Springer, Senior Principal with HR&A Advisors, specializes in creative planning, financing, and implementation strategies supporting urban growth. He coordinated infrastructure and economic development planning for the City of New York’s long-term plan OneNYC and has contributed to transforming waterfront and underutilized sites, including revitalization of Industry City, redevelopment of South Street Seaport, and creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, across the city. Jamie served as Deputy Director of NYC’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency and continues to lead climate change adaptation and resilience planning. Jamie has lent his expertise to create coastal protection and community revitalization strategies, from executing the NY Rising program to generating three neighborhood-scale flood protection strategies in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, in New York. Nationally, Jamie contributes to delivering the 100 Resilient Cities initiative and a capacity-building program supporting the $1 billion HUD National Disaster Resilience Competition. Jamie’s current planning work includes the Imagine Boston 2030 master plan and Climate Ready Boston. Jamie chairs the board of Fifth Avenue Committee, a South Brooklyn Community Development Corporation, and serves on the board of Coro, a national leadership development organization.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 22

10:05am PDT