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Edward Smith

Director - Sustainability Services Boston 

Ed joined JTC Group in 2023 and is known as a thought leader in economic development policy due to his proven track record in sustainability and social impact.

In his current role as US Director of Sustainability Services, Ed will work to broaden the scope of the company’s impact and sustainability offerings for fund, corporate, and private clients.

Previously, Ed helped facilitate New York City’s first EB-5 investment. This project raised $60 million in private investment, secured over $80 million in public investment, and led to the creation of thousands of jobs in and around an industrial park located in a Targeted Employment Area. Additionally, Ed developed and led the strategy for connecting qualified investors to entrepreneurs and real estate developers located within Atlanta’s Federal Opportunity Zones while working at Invest Atlanta.


  • Ph.D. (University of Delaware)
  • M.S. (New School University)
  • B.A. (University of Pittsburgh)

In Their Spare Time

Ed enjoys spending his time outdoors with his family.  His favorite activities include hiking, biking, and serving as an assistant coach for the local youth soccer club.


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