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Previously the Director of the City Planning Department in the City of Warwick, Rhode Island, Barbara Sokoloff founded Barbara Sokoloff Associates in 1986. Barbara Sokoloff Associates provides its clients with consulting services for all phases of development ranging from financial feasibility, market research, and deal structuring during pre-development through project completion.

Projects have included adaptive re-use for abandoned buildings, manufactured housing, and condominiums. Other responsibilities include development of financing programs, utilization programs, operating budgets, and coordination of the construction manager, architect, owner, state agencies, and consortium. BSA also creates and implements public participation and involvement programs with collateral materials for public agencies including RI Statewide Planning, the RI Department of Transportation, and cities and towns.

BSA has raised over $300 million in financing for over 1,500 units of affordable housing utilizing Rhode Island Housing, HUD, and private financing programs.