Mr. Hamilton is an urban development and policy professional bringing over fifteen years of experience launching and leading initiatives and projects to advance equity, sustainability, and shared prosperity in communities across the U.S. and internationally. He has established multiple collaborative initiatives for the revitalization of disinvested communities across the U.S. through his work for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and previously as Director of Urban Policy at Columbia University’s nonpartisan policy institute, The American Assembly.
Architectural, urban design, and planning expertise was cultivated during his time at Davis Brody Bond. Projects there include multiple overseas diplomatic facilities for the US Department of State, Columbia University's Northwest Corner Building, and the Lenox Terrace Apartments superblock infill project.
Mr. Hamilton is active in professional and civic organizations and has spoken at myriad conferences including the American Planning Association Advocacy and Policy Conference (2019) and has participated in the Urban Land Institute’s National Advisory Services Panel in Pittsburgh (2016). He currently serves on the boards of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, which fosters solutions-oriented discourse between UN Habitat and US-based architectural and development organizations and professionals, and the Berkeley Student Cooperative Alumni Association. He was included as a Next City Vanguard in 2013.