Jeffrey Shumaker is currently the Director for Urban Planning and Design at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC. Prior to his position with KPF, Jeff was the Chief Urban Designer for the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP). At DCP, Jeffrey worked to ensure a high level of design quality on projects across the city and helped shape plans for neighborhoods as diverse as Coney Island in Brooklyn, Hudson Yards in Manhattan and Hunters Point South in Queens. He played a key role in the recent adAPT NYC micro-unit pilot initiative, and previous collaborations with NYCHA.
He holds dual Master’s Degrees in Architecture, Planning and Urban Design from MIT.