Managing Director, Director of Consulting
Erin Talkington is a Managing Director and the Director of Consulting based in RCLCO’s Washington, DC office.
Since joining the firm in 2010, Erin has engaged with a wide variety of clients in both the public and private sectors to provide market and economic analysis that guides development and planning decisions. Her experience includes highest and best use analysis for large mixed-use sites, downtown and corridor revitalization studies, and regional growth analysis. Applicable to projects of all types and scales, Erin’s strength is her ability to quickly synthesize the key market opportunities and strategic positioning for a particular site and communicate that vision to project team members, clients, and community stakeholders. As the firm’s Director of Consulting, she is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives in team member recruitment and retention of human capital.
In addition to client work, Erin has been integral in the continued development of RCLCO’s MetroLogic methodology, which forecasts regional competitiveness for growth and development. The MetroLogic platform also integrates scenario modeling that measures the impact of proposed transportation investments on both the quantity and value of development in a local area.
Erin draws upon a broad background in planning and development. Prior to RCLCO, she gained project management experience for The Reinvestment Fund Development Partners and exposure to transportation planning at Kittelson & Associates. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Erin is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, DC and part of the Technology and Real Estate national product council.
- Urban Land Institute (ULI)
- Chair, ULI Washington's Young Leaders Group