Covid-19 Update

 

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 

Gina Lavery

Gina Lavery

Director

Director, Real Estate, ESI ThoughtLab

Background & Experience

Gina Lavery is a director at Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI). Ms. Lavery manages ESI’s Philadelphia Housing Index. Her practice areas include economic and fiscal impact assessments, economic development and market studies, and transportation.

Prior to joining ESI, Gina was a research analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle in Philadelphia, where she was responsible for market research and analysis for the Greater Philadelphia commercial real estate market. She provided detailed market insights and reports on demographic and economic trends to help the firm’s clients determine their real estate decisions.

Gina has almost seven years of experience in nonprofit administration and public policy strategy, from her previous role in the Office of Government and Community Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania. In that role, she monitored legislative and policy developments within city government and implemented a strategic communications and outreach plan to advocate for the University’s interests with local government officials. One of her chief responsibilities was finding opportunities to communicate Penn’s economic and social impact in the region. In that role, she monitored legislative and policy developments within city government and implemented a strategic communications and outreach plan to advocate for the University’s interests with local government officials. One of her chief responsibilities was finding opportunities to communicate Penn’s economic and social impact in the region. She also coordinated Penn’s institutional engagement with regional education programs such as the Philadelphia Science Festival and with business attraction initiatives through the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and Select Greater Philadelphia.

Gina received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and European History from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her Masters in City and Regional Planning from Penn’s School of Design. During her time at Penn Planning, Gina focused on leveraging data and statistical modeling techniques to design better cities. Her capstone project was a study of the Jing Jin Ji Chinese megaregion, in which her studio developed a long-term plan for the Greater Beijing region.

Gina serves on the board of the Clean Air Council and is the leader of Nerd Nite Philadelphia. She is also a volunteer with the Community Design Collaborative and a member of Lambda Alpha International.