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Brad Carney, Esq.

Brad Carney, Esq.

View all content by Brad Carney, Esq. Brad Carney, Esq. is a partner at the firm of Maraziti Falcon, L.L.P., located in Short Hills, New Jersey, where he advises and represents public sector clients in the areas of qualified opportunity funds, redevelopment, resiliency, municipal, and construction law. Mr. Carney represents various municipalities in the negotiation[…]

Kathy Castagna

Kathy Castagna

Ms. Castagna had a 37-year career with the U.S. EPA, Region 1. She was an EPA certified Project Officer who managed a variety of brownfields projects throughout New England. She worked closely with communities who received EPA Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup or Revolving Loan Fund grants to ensure successful completion of these projects. She has experience[…]

Rebuilding America Webinar #1 – Taking the Long View: Rebuilding Communities is a Marathon Not a Sprint!

Watch the recording of the Redevelopment Institute’s first Rebuilding America webinar! The ReGenesis Partnership in Spartanburg, SC, has worked to rebuild and revitalize the Arkwright community for the past 20 years. This effort has involved a multi-stakeholder partnership composed of representatives of Federal, State, and local government agencies; the private sector; academia; and community organizations.[…]

Fred Ellerbusch

Fred Ellerbusch

Over the past 30 years, Fred has worked in policy development, tools development, remediation, regulatory and legislative interactions and executive leadership related to the safety field. With numerous professional affiliations and publications, Fred is a nationally recognized leader in the field of Environmental, Health & Safety risk management. He currently holds positions as Trustee and[…]

Timothy Fields

Timothy Fields

Tim Fields has 40 years of experience addressing environmental site assessment, cleanup, waste management, redevelopment, and environmental justice issues, including 30 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While at EPA, Tim served for four years as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER), where he directed a program[…]

Barbara Greenfield

Barbara Greenfield

Barbara Greenfield is a national expert in removing impediments and finding innovative ways to make redevelopment work at complex sites. Ms. Greenfield is known as a leader and innovator in achieving redevelopment at Superfund sites in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 6. Known for her work with owners, developers and communities, Ms. Greenfield worked with[…]

Barry Hersh

Barry Hersh

Mr. Hersh is one of the leading brownfields developers in the country, having managed the acquisition of over $150 million in environmentally-impacted properties from commercial to heavy industrial nationwide. His experience in the development field includes over 25 years in various positions including Development and Planning Director for a municipality, Executive Director of a Community[…]

David Kooris

David Kooris

David Kooris is the Director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development for Connecticut’s most populous city, Bridgeport. In this position he manages seven divisions including Planning, Economic Development, Housing and Community Development, Neighborhood Revitalization, Land Use and Construction Review, Buildings, and Zoning. This role enables him to chart a long-range strategy for the[…]

Mark Your Calendar!: Rebuilding America Webinar #2

Rebuilding America Webinar #2 The Oakley Story: From End of the Line to Hub for the Region Look for the second Rebuilding America webinar coming in late summer! This is an evolving story of how a small town in California banded together with an industrial owner of a former manufacturing site and a developer to[…]