Samuel Hughes

Assistant General Manager, Economic Development
Economic & Workforce Development Department
City of Los Angeles

Samuel Hughes was appointed Assistant General Manager of EWDD’s Economic Development Division in late 2015.

Samuel Hughes, EWDD Assistant General Manager of Economic Development Sam has more than 15 years experience in real estate and community economic development, straddling the public and private sectors. A UCLA graduate, Sam for several years owned a brokerage specializing in sales and management of commercial and residential properties. He's also worked for the City of San Bernardino Economic Development Agency and as the Economic Development Coordinator and Housing Manager for the city of San Carlos on the San Francisco Peninsula. In both roles, he helped acquire and leverage city-owned assets for development.

Sam came to EWDD in July as a Principal Project Coordinator, tasked with managing a list of city-owned and former CRA-LA managed properties for development. Sam also has experience in contracts, grants management and in helping small businesses find the training and loans they need to succeed and expand.

For any EDD-related inquiries, please contact Sam Hughes at 213-744-9723 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sam's assistant, Renon Lyons, may be reached at 213-744-9052.



Jan Perry
EWDD General Manager

Michael Cole
Executive Officer

Robert Sainz
Assistant General Manager, Operations

Samuel Hughes
Assistant General Manager, Economic Development