Corinne Packard Beasley is a senior advisor to Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and President of Packard Beasley Consulting. She previously served as a director at ESI, in addition to serving a former vice president of development at the Hudson Yards Development Corporation (HYDC), which is the New York City entity charged with spearheading the implementation of the Hudson Yards development program, which included the extension of the No.7 Subway Line, the redevelopment of the MTA Railyards, as well as other development sites between roughly 30th Street and 42nd Street, west of 8th Avenue. Prior to working at HYDC, Ms. Packard Beasley was a vice president of the Financial Services division of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she structured city incentives and discretionary capital investments in real estate and economic development projects throughout the five boroughs, including Atlantic Yards and Coney Island. Prior to joining NYCEDC, she worked in real estate finance at Capital Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust in New York focusing on high-yield debt investments in real estate assets and operating companies; and in real estate acquisitions at Heitman, a real estate investment management company.
Cori is also a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and brings experience in both government and private development to her teaching, which is focused on public-private development and post-catastrophe revitalization. Ms. Packard Beasley is also a member of the ULI National Public-Private Partnership Council, a member of the local Philadelphia ULI Community & Economic Development Council and has served as the co-chair of ULI’s Post-Sandy Task Force.