RAYMOND CHETTI

URBAN PLANNER | DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT rjchetti@buffalo.edu | +82-10-5059-6208 | rjchetti.weebly.com | Seoul, S. Korea SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS    Urban planning and development professional with 2 years of work experience collecting, organizing, and analyzing demographic, economic, and social data. Experience in small and large scale retail/mixed-use development feasibility with a strong focus in market research/report creation, GIS mapping/analysis, and master planning. Technical Skills: Proficient in ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Prezi, Google Apps & Earth, and MS Office.

EDUCATION University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Magna Cum Laude; B.A. Environmental Design; Minor - Architecture; GPA 3.5/4.0 Korea University Exchange Student; GPA 3.6/4.0 WORK EXPERIENCE Thomas Consultants Asia Pacific Inc. Seoul, S. Korea Consultant / GIS Technician Mar 2011-present  Assisted with the production of market feasibility studies that involved the master planning of retail and mixed use development projects within the South Korean market; research and report creation included site SWOT analysis, supply and demand analysis, and retail best practices benchmarking.  Participated in the creation of development concepts, preliminary tenant mix plans, and land use/pedestrian and vehicular circulation plans; typical development plans included site plan layout and section diagrams.  Managed database of Geographic Information System (GIS) and geospatial information with ArcGIS; performed analysis with geo-processing tools and created socio-demographic GIS maps that depicted results from customer intercept surveys and retail gravity modeling.  Undertook a research study of the Korean retail market to survey for potential new retail development sites. New York City Department of City Planning New York, NY Transportation Division Intern & Intern Newsletter Coordinator June-Aug 2009  Conducted parking surveys by performing site visits; data gathered aided in providing essential information for parking study (“Inner Ring Study”) that aims to resolve the debate over the supply of off-street parking.  Gathered socio-economic, demographic, car ownership, and journey to work data from U.S. Census and scholarly resources to create charts and graphs; from collected data, performed analysis to better understand how, why and when cars are used or alternatively when mass transit is used.  Created GIS maps from off-street parking garage surveys; generated maps illustrated origins of commuters at times when the surveys were distributed. Green Map System, Inc. New York, NY Intern Dec 2008-Jan 2009  Piloted education module designed to engage teens in experiencing, learning about, and mapping everything their neighborhood offers for sustainable living.  Promoted inclusive participation in sustainable community development by creating a sustainability map of a NYC neighborhood and marketing it to neighborhood residents. ACTIVITIES Reurbanist (www.reurbanist.com) Freelance Contributor Morph My City Challenge – hosted by City of Regina, Canada April 2012-present Feb 2012-present Buffalo, NY 2006-2010 Seoul, South Korea Spring 2008

MAJOR PROJECTS Thomas Consultants Asia Pacific Inc. 2012  Hutchison Port Holdings – “Redevelopment of Busan’s North Port, Pier 5 Brownfield; MixedUse Waterfront Development”  SHINSEGAE – “Anseong Shopping Mall”   SHINSEGAE – “Hanam Union Square” SHINSEGAE – “Daejeon Union Square”  SHINSEGAE – “New Site Selection Planning for Future Retail Developments”

2011  Taubman - Seoul International Finance Center (IFC Seoul)  SHINSEGAE – Dongdaegu Mixed-Use Transit Hub

Reurbanist 2012  “Revitalization Case Study – Wyandanch Rising” New York City Department of City Planning 2009  “Manhattan Core Public Parking Study”  “Parking Best Practices”  “Inner Ring Parking Study” University at Buffalo, The State University of New York  “The Built Environment’s influence on Physical Activity” – Senior Thesis (Spring 2010)  Quantitative research project about the built environment's influence on public health and physical activity. Includes: literature review, methodology, findings, conclusion, and appendix. Pages: 26. “The Sacred Stream – An interpretation of Cheonggyecheon Stream” – (Spring 2010)  My interpretation of “The Sacred” in relationship to Cheonggyecheon Stream’s history as a natural stream, a paved road, and a restored sacred site with its heart in downtown Seoul. As a student of urban planning, the paper focuses on how “The Sacred” should reflect concepts of sustainability by living in harmony with our environments while also encouraging more human-centric designs such as the 2005 Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project. In order to understand my interpretation of the Sacred in relationship to the site, a detailed history of the site is discussed. Pages: 15. “Greyfield Redevelopment and Architectural Leadership – Fighting Sprawl using Greyfields as an opportunity” – (Spring 2010)  Since their inception during the mid 1950’s, suburban shopping malls have contributed to decentralization and the phenomena of urban sprawl. Due to recent trends in the late 20th century, shopping malls are failing and becoming vacant, empty boxes with little or no economic use (otherwise known as “greyfields”). Despite the negativity associated with greyfield sites, many planners and architects are viewing them as an opportunity to help reverse the negative impacts they were once responsible for. It is up to urban planners and architects to assume leadership roles and ensure that a greyfield site’s potential is fulfilled. Pages: 14. “Buffalo’s Bus Shelter Renaissance” – Junior Thesis (Fall 2009)  Research report about the importance of bus shelters in shaping healthy, active lifestyles. Studied the existing conditions for Buffalo's NFTA bus shelters, best practices, and developed a set of recommendations to improve the existing NFTA bus shelter. Pages: 28. Green Map System, Inc. 2009

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