Juliette Michaelson

Juliette Michaelson

Juliette Michaelson

Executive Vice President, RPA
@JulietteNYC

Juliette is executive vice president at Regional Plan Association, a civic urban planning organization focused on growth and sustainability in the New York tri-state area. Juliette is currently leading the production of the region’s long-range, comprehensive plan, the fourth in RPA’s 90-year history.

The Fourth Regional Plan, to be released in 2017, aims to expand prosperity and opportunity, improve affordability, foster a healthy and livable region, strengthen our resilience, and create good governance structures. In identifying the region’s needs, the fourth plan has placed a special emphasis on engaging a wide range of community voices in the planning process. 

As executive vice president, Juliette also oversees RPA’s operations, including public affairs, communications and strategic development. Juliette has steered a number of RPA’s large initiatives, including the creation of a network of transit-agency executives from around the world. She is also the author of two landmark reports that quantified how much transit service improves home values near train stations. 

Prior to joining RPA, Juliette worked at Project for Public Spaces, where she managed a range of outreach, education and training programs to help municipalities and state departments of transportation work together and make concordant land use and transportation decisions. Juliette received a bachelor's in political science from Princeton University and a master's in urban planning from Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children.