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John Falcicchio, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

John Falcicchio serves as the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development in the District of Columbia. As Deputy Mayor, Mr. Falcicchio is responsible for the District’s economic development strategy, overseeing a multitude of aligned Agencies, as well as managing the City’s portfolio of real estate development projects that drive economic development in communities that deliver affordable housing, jobs and amenities to residents. Those projects include the transformative developments at the St Elizabeth’s East Campus, the Parks at Walter Reed and Hill East as well as dozens of other projects across all eight Wards.

Mr. Falcicchio, in addition to Deputy Mayor, also serves as the Chief of Staff to Mayoral incumbent Muriel E. Bowser since the start of her Administration in 2014, following his volunteer service as her campaign advisor and director of transition. Prior to that, Mr. Falcicchio was the Senior Vice President of DKC, a New York based public relations firm; and as a Regional Political Director for the Democratic National Committee during the re-election of President Barack Obama; and as a long-time aide to former Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. Mr. Falcicchio is a graduate of the Catholic University of America.


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