Mr. Steve Masura is the Vice President of Administration and Operations with Kosmont Companies and has diverse public agency and consulting experience in economic development, redevelopment, and planning. He has served in many capacities, including Community Development Director and Assistant Executive Director, for southern California cities and large redevelopment agencies.
Mr. Masura has been instrumental in successful project management of a wide range of complex and award winning commercial, industrial, and residential development and public facilities/infrastructure projects. His continued success has been achieved through innovative public/private transactions and finance, focus on sustainability, creative enabling planning and land use policies, effective community engagement, and a unique ability to bring together diverse interests for common purposes. He has been involved with all aspects of development from feasibility and fiscal impact, RFPs, land acquisition/assembly and disposition, development agreement structuring and negotiations to entitlements, community meetings, and construction. Mr. Masura has managed tax increment district formations, administration, and bond financing.
Mr. Masura is certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council/International Economic Development Council.
Mr. Masura holds a Master of Planning degree from the University of Southern California, a Master of Business Administration degree from the College of William and Mary, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University.