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Joe Sternlieb

CEO & President
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Joe has over 20 years of experience in city planning in Washington, DC. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master’s Degree in City Planning, his experience prior to joining the BID includes his role as VP of Acquisitions for Georgetown-based EastBanc, one of Washington’s premier mixed-use development firms; almost 10 years as deputy director of the Downtown DC BID, the nation’s third largest BID, leading a variety of major civic projects including the DC Circulator system and citywide visitor wayfinding system; and three years as staff director of the DC Council Committee on Economic Development where he shepherded the BID, Convention Center, and Verizon Center enabling legislations through the DC Council. He currently serves on the Boards of several civic organizations including the DC Surface Transit Inc. and DC Vote. Joe lives in Chevy Chase, DC with his wife and two children.


Been with the BID: since October 2012
Been in DC: since 1986
Favorite Georgetown Amenity: The huge mix of great stores and restaurants

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