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Sharon Greene

Managing Principal

Irvine, California



Sharon Greene has been at the forefront of innovation in transportation and ​infrastructure development and finance for more than 35 years. Sharon is a specialist in ​transportation economics, infrastructure finance and transportation planning, with ​experience throughout the United States and abroad. She has led projects and ​managed programs in public transit, and high speed, intercity, and commuter rail; ​highways and toll facilities; and freight and goods movement. Sharon provides financial ​consulting services to many agencies that are currently in various stages of the Federal ​Transit Authority (FTA) New Starts / Small Starts / Core Capacity Capital Investment ​Grant process; agencies pursuing USDOT competitive funding and financing ​opportunities including INFRA and TIGER grants and the TIFIA and RRIF federal loan ​programs; and agencies pursuing funding under the State of California Cap and Trade ​program. Her financial consulting services were instrumental in obtaining capital funding ​for agencies including Utah Transit Authority, Valley Metro Rail (Phoenix), Dallas Area ​Rapid Transit, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Albuquerque, ​Jacksonville, and Honolulu HART. Her work has been cited frequently by the U.S. ​Department of Transportation (DOT), FTA and her public sector clients as representing ​the state-of-the-art in financial analysis for transportation capital investment. Among her ​major accomplishments, Sharon was founding Executive Director of the Los Angeles-San ​Diego Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN, the first intercity rail joint powers authority in the ​country. She also developed and managed the multi-billion dollar financial plans for ​implementation of the 5-county Metrolink commuter rail system and the Alameda ​Freight Corridor serving the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Over the last several years, Sharon has been at the forefront of the focus on innovative ​project delivery. Sharon was a key member of the Los Angeles Metro Public-Private ​Partnership Program for implementing projects through leveraging private funding with ​federal, state, and local funding. She has also provided P3 advisory services to agencies ​including Louisiana Office of Transportation Development, Arizona Department of ​Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority, and New York MTA. Sharon recently ​completed a study for FHWA Office of Innovative Program Delivery on Techniques for ​Early Involvement of the Private Sector in Development of P3 Concession Projects. ​Sharon was also recently involved in the financial oversight of the $2.4 billion Utah ​Transit Authority FrontLines 2015 Program, which was implemented using a completely ​new approach of partnership between the federal government, local governments and ​the private sector.