Jee Mee Kim

Principal & Director of Business Development

Jee Mee brings over 15 years of experience advising public and private clients on development strategies and master planning, with a focus on transportation planning, transit-oriented development, and resiliency.


Jee Mee specializes in managing complex urban development, transportation, and resiliency strategies for cities and private developers across the United States. At HR&A, she incorporates social and economic value creation strategies into long-term resilience and redevelopment plans. For the City of New York’s OneNYC report, Jee Mee oversaw the creation of broad, place-based visioning strategies and led stakeholder engagement to identify priorities for housing, economic development, and neighborhood equity. Currently Jee Mee provides technical support to the City of Boulder as it develops a citywide resilience strategy plan through the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge.

Jee Mee also leads HR&A’s transit-oriented development (TOD) projects, such as advising the City of White Plains as it seeks to redevelop its multimodal transportation center into a walkable, mixed-use district, and developing a market study and capacity analysis for TOD at 10 stations along the CTfastrak bus rapid transit corridor that runs between New Britain and Hartford, Connecticut.

Prior to joining HR&A, Jee Mee was a Principal and Director of Planning at Sam Schwartz Consulting – a transportation planning and traffic engineering firm – where she spearheaded transportation studies, environmental reviews, and land use approvals for major projects such as IKEA Brooklyn and Atlantic Yards.

Jee Mee earned a Master of Urban Planning from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons the New School for Design and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Eugene Lang College. She is a member of the American Planning Association and Women Executives in Real Estate, NY.

President, Fund for Public Housing

Member, American Planning Association

Member, Women Executives in Real Estate

Member, Urban Land Institute

Executive Committee, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance