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Jenifer Huestis Boss

Director at Alvarez and Marsal- Public Sector Real Estate

Jenifer has 10+ years of public sector and advisory experience for local, state, and federal entities. She specializes in identifying efficiencies, capturing value, and repositioning assets through public-private partnerships. In addition, Jenifer has experience with the intersection of technology and economic development.

Currently, Jenifer is coordinating a Program Management Office for Howard University’s real estate development office. The university was seeking to deploy and reposition a 1.7 million square foot portfolio of assets. Initially, Jenifer completed a valuation of the assets and helped the University to define ideal transaction and financing structures. Now, she is assisting with project execution, which will result in public-private transactions.

Jenifer has also advised federal and local agencies with public-private transactions, including a 1.7 acre courthouse project for Travis County, Texas as well as strategic property acquisitions for Fairfax County, Virginia. In addition, she assisted federal clients—including the Office of the Secretary of Defense—to monitor the Military Housing Privatization Initiative’s (MHPI) portfolio of 200,000 homes. Prior to A&M, Jenifer was the Director of Business Development for the District of Columbia. She led business attraction and retention efforts through public incentives arrangements, economic impact analyses, and economic strategic plans. In an attempt to generate tax revenue and create jobs, Jenifer executed 52 strategic economic development initiatives. In addition, she administered the District of Columbia’s citywide performance management program for over 70 agencies aimed at reducing costs and improving outcomes.