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Mr. Larry J. Kosmont

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Phone: (213) ***-****  
Local Address:  Encino , California , United States
Kosmont Companies
865 South Figueroa Street Suite 3500
Los Angeles , California 90017
United States

Company Description: Kosmont Companies, a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), is a development services firm offering a full range of real estate and economic advisory,...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Master's Degree , Public Administration
    University of Southern California
  • bachelor's degree , Political Science/Economics
    State University of New York at Binghamton
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Staff Bios » Kosmont Companies, 25 Jan 2015 [cached]
Larry J. Kosmont, CRE®
President and CEO
Mr. Larry J. Kosmont, CRE®, is the President and CEO of Kosmont Companies, which he founded in 1986. Kosmont Companies is an industry leader in public/private real estate transactions and public finance. In 2009, Mr. Kosmont created the Kosmont Muni Horizons FundTM which sources private financing for public projects, P3 initiatives, infrastructure funding and economic development. He is Managing Partner of Renaissance Community Fund, which invests and develops mixed use, residential and commercial projects throughout California.
Mr. Kosmont's 36-year career encompasses public/private financial structuring and negotiations, development, and management of real estate and public finance transactions exceeding $10 billion. He has an extensive track record as a public/private real estate consultant and public finance advisor. His expertise is in managing real estate transactions, creating structured financings using public and private capital sources of equity and debt, entitlement approvals, negotiations, and project implementation.
Mr. Kosmont has assisted hundreds of local government agencies in public finance and real estate matters ranging from large-scale economic development programs to site-specific real estate strategies and projects. He has guided over 1,000 private sector projects in obtaining public approvals, structuring deal terms, and securing public/private financing.
From 1975 to 1986, Mr. Kosmont served in the roles of City Manager, Director of Community Development, and Redevelopment Director in the cities of Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Bell Gardens, and Burbank. He served as President of the City Managers Association in Southeast Los Angeles County for two consecutive years.
In 1995, Mr. Kosmont conceived of and created the Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey©, which is now recognized as the industry standard for comparing city taxes and economic incentives. The Survey covers 400 cities in all 50 states, and is published annually by Claremont-McKenna College.
In 1996, Mr. Kosmont was named Service Professional of the Year in the Los Angeles Business Journal's "Who's Who of Commercial Real Estate."
Mr. Kosmont has served as a State Commissioner on the California Economic Development Commission, and until December 2007, as a Los Angeles City Commissioner on the Industrial Development Authority. He is a registered Municipal Advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and a licensed real estate broker in California. Mr. Kosmont is a designated Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®) and serves on the following Boards:
:: Welcome to Renaissance Community Fund ::, 7 July 2014 [cached]
Larry J. Kosmont, CRE
Larry J. Kosmont, CRE Managing Partner
Larry J. Kosmont, co-founder of the Renaissance Community Fund (RCF), guides our corporate strategy, provides direction on development concepts, negotiates public-private development deals and development financing, and works to maintain a positive relationship with the communities where we build.
For more than 30 years, Mr. Kosmont has specialized in matching private sector real estate opportunities with public sector land use policies, regulations, and financing/incentive programs. Mr. Kosmont has served as City Manager and Director of various city departments including redevelopment, economic development, planning, housing, and transportation for numerous Southern California cities. He has negotiated and managed real estate development transactions with a total value exceeding $10 billion, has assisted hundreds of local government agencies in project and policy decisions, and he has guided over 1,000 projects for public agencies and private sector clients in obtaining approvals.
Mr. Kosmont is a mayoral appointee serving as Commissioner on the Industrial Development Authority for the City of Los Angeles. He is also well known for his national publication, the Kosmont - Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey® and is a board member of several state and local organizations including the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED), and the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.
Larry Kosmont ..., 3 Nov 2014 [cached]
Larry Kosmont
Economic Development Speaker/Trainer Directory | CALED, 25 Sept 2013 [cached]
Larry J. Kosmont, "Real Estate Development, Community & Neighborhood Development & Reuse" President Kosmont Companies 16501 Ventura Blvd., Suite 511 Encino, CA 91436 818-536-5026
Board of Directors Roster - California Redevelopment Association - Building Better Communities, 23 Mar 2014 [cached]
Larry Kosmont President & CEO Kosmont Companies 16501 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 511 Encino, CA 91436 (818) 981-8484 Fax: (818) 981-8588
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