Jay Corey, MPA, Community Development Principal Emeritus
Mr. Corey has served at the senior executive level in cities for over 30 years. He specializes in organizational structure and staffing issues, financial stabilization plans, municipal wealth creation, and performance management. He began his association with Citygate in 1999, taking leave in 2002 to be of service to the City of Richmond, California, as Assistant City Manager, Acting Finance Director, and Interim City Manager. He has had oversight responsibility for all municipal functions, including the City Manager’s Office, Economic Development, Housing, City Clerk, Public Works, Finance, Community Development, and Recreation and Community Services. As such, Mr. Corey has had leadership responsibility for day-to-day management and operations, project management, budgeting, scheduling, workload balancing, costing, contracting out, coordination with private sector and internal department/customers, and delivery of complex infrastructure projects. Mr. Corey holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He received his undergraduate education from the University of California, Davis, with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.