Greg Burkart is a managing director in the Detroit office and is the leader of the Business Incentives Advisory Practice. Greg specializes in structuring and negotiating government-sponsored economic development incentives packages on behalf of his clients. Over the past few years, Greg has managed projects with capital investment exceeding $6.2 billion for which he has obtained $2.8 billion of incentives for his clients.
Greg received his B.S. in economics, with honors, from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama and his J.D. from St. Louis University. He also has been a visiting adjunct professor at Michigan State University’s Land Policy Institute in East Lansing, Michigan where he participated in the study, "Changing the Past or Investing in Our Future." In addition, Greg has advised four governors about their transition plans and economic development policies as well as testified in front of joint sessions of the Texas and Michigan Legislatures.
Greg is a frequent speaker and has published numerous articles and presentations including: