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

Frederick Jackson is a Southern California native who has focused on real estate planning and development throughout his career. His 25 years in the industry bring experience in the areas of comprehensive urban planning, economic development, redevelopment as well as residential and commercial development.

Mr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Cal Poly Pomona and his Master’s in Public Administration from Baruch College in New York, where he was a National Urban Fellow.

Prior to joining the Economic and Workforce Development Department for the City of Los Angeles, Fred was the Senior Planner for the City of Inglewood overseeing transit-oriented development station area planning, active transportation and other forward-thinking planning programs and projects. Before joining the City of Inglewood, he served as the Los Angeles Office Operational Manager and Senior Project Manager for McKissack & McKissack. He has also served as Development Manager for the McGregor Company where he managed the completion of a $60 million redevelopment effort of the former Hanna Barbera Studio site.

Mr. Jackson served as Development Associate for Urban Partners and also served as Development Specialist and Urban Planner for the University of California, Merced, where he was involved in the programming and planning for the campus’ first buildings.

Fred is a member of the Urban Land Institute, American Planning Association, and Congress for New Urbanism. In addition, he is a former Commissioner on the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission.

Fred Jackson, Assistant General Manager of Economic Development
Economic & Workforce Development Department
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Frederick Jackson
Assistant General Manager
Economic Development


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