Jee Mee Kim Joins HR&A as a Principal

HR&A Expands Capacity to Support Land Use Approvals


“The addition of Jee Mee Kim to our New York office increases our capacity to manage complex projects from inception, through approvals, to project implementation.”
– John Alschuler, Chairman


HR&A is thrilled to welcome Jee Mee Kim as a new Principal in our New York office. Jee Mee brings over 15 years of experience in project management for public and private clients. Her experience leading complex land use approvals and multidisciplinary planning studies will broaden the capacity of the firm in New York City and around the country.


Prior to joining HR&A, Jee Mee was a Director of Planning and Design at Sam Schwartz Engineering (SSE), a transportation planning and traffic engineering firm. At SSE, Jee Mee spearheaded land use approvals, environmental review, and traffic studies for some of New York City’s largest development projects. Her extensive portfolio includes the Atlantic Yards, the New York Presbyterian Hospital Master Plan, and the Brooklyn IKEA.


Jee Mee is currently managing the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program in Southeast Brooklyn on behalf of the New York State Office of Storm Recovery. She is also providing technical support for the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, an ambitious program to help cities become more resilient to increasing physical, social, and economic challenges.


For over thirty years, HR&A has provided strategic advisory services for some of the most complex neighborhood, downtown, campus, and regional development projects across North America and abroad. With the addition of Jee Mee to the HR&A team, we look forward to continuing to support the economic development and public policy goals of our clients. She can be reached at