Public Finance Consultant
Justin is the former Chief Administrative Officer of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City. Justin’s work at the RDA included initiating redevelopment strategies for eight urban renewal project areas, administering a $35 million annual operating budget, and directing the agency’s loan and tax increment reimbursement programs. Additionally, he led the project team on both the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater and Regent Street projects. Key initiatives on these projects included establishing a public-private partnership with the developer of the adjacent 111 Main office tower, developing and implementing a plan of finance that included tax increment and sales tax revenue bonds totaling $116 million and a $37 million private fundraising campaign, and developing a shared ownership and operating structure through partnership with Salt Lake County.
Justin also worked as Director of Development for Windover Development, and his development experience also includes affordable housing utilizing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program for Salt Lake City-based Multi-Ethnic Development Corporation.
A native of Massachusetts, Justin earned a JD/MBA from the University of Utah and also holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Boston College, and is a member of the Massachusetts bar.
Founder and CEO of Grid City Beer Works, a craft brewery with a taproom and outdoor beer garden on the west side of Salt Lake City.