Michael Bailkin has experience in the area of public sector incentives for private projects, primarily representing developers, companies, and institutions. Michael has worked with clients on projects that utilized over $3 billion in incentives, in a number of jurisdictions. He also has significant experience in land use enhancements, including major rezonings for a number of large scale urban projects.
Michael has served as Chairman of the Corporate Outreach Program at the Wharton School's Real Estate Center. He was also a member of the Legislative Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York and the National Policy Committee of the Urban Land Institute. Michael has written and lectured extensively on real estate and economic development, and was a contributing editor to the Journal of Real Estate Finance. As a Peace Corps volunteer in India, Michael started the first Urban Community Development Program in Asia.