Erin Talkington is a Managing Director based in RCLCO’s Washington, DC office and leads RCLCO’s sports and entertainment and large-scale mixed-use practice, including the majority of the firm’s public sector work. She provides real estate consulting services including market and financial analysis, fiscal and economic impact work, implementation strategy, and development partner selection for private and institutional landowners (such as universities), sports teams, public entities, and real estate developers. Her clients span locations across the country, focused on urban reinvestment and suburban infill.
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. 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. Previously, she led the Real Estate Economics’ human capital initiatives as Director of Consulting in addition to directing project work for clients.
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), a co-chair of the ULI Washington district council’s Advisory Board, and on the Urban Development and Mixed-Use (UDMUC Blue) national product council.