Jane Carlson


Jane creates effective, implementable community and economic development strategies.

Jane brings a breadth of experience, knowledge, and analytical expertise to HR&A’s Los Angeles office. Driven by a passion to build better communities, she uses her deep understanding of development and municipal finance to advise cities through the implementation of economic development plans.

Prior to joining HR&A, Jane advised public sector clients on commercial and residential planning and development, and participated in complex municipal finance projects including over $500 million in bond issuances as an Associate at RSG. Prior to starting at RSG, Jane worked for two Southern California based developers and a philanthropic consulting firm.

Jane holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning from the University of Southern California, and received a Bachelor’s of Arts in History from the University of Michigan.

Member, Urban Land Institute

Member, American Planning Association