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Ms. Samara A. Barend

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Senior Vice President, North Amer...

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Local Address:  New York , New York , United States
AECOM Technology Corporation
1999 Avenue Of The Stars Suite 2600
Los Angeles , California 90067
United States

Company Description: AECOM Technology Corporation (AECOM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to government and commercial clients on all...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Vestal High School
  • Master's Degree , Public Policy
    Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • dual degrees
    Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
  • dual degrees
    University of Pennsylvania
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Samara Barend, a P3 specialist for AECOM, advised the board to identify and minimize the risks before publishing the solicitation.
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Professionals at the seminar like Samara Barend of AECOM Capital urged more private investment in public infrastructure, calling it "the funding game-changer New York needs."
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Samara Barend, senior VP and public private partnership - PPP- development director with AECOM Capital, called her work on obtaining private investment in public infrastructure, "not a job, but a passion. PPPs, she noted, are hugely efficient and cost-effective and capable of project delivery in a fraction of the time and cost. The Goethals Bridge modernization, for example, will produce a savings of $150M.
"Changes at the federal level would speed financing to open the doors for private investment and create a flowing economy," said Barend.
Though traditional funding is still needed, she urged all to "put your collective influence together to make PPPs a reality in NY."
Vestal Central School District News Article [cached]
Samara Barend - Class of 1995
One of the youngest women to run for Congress, Samara Barend received the democratic nomination for New York State's 29th District in 2004. Just a year out of high school she worked as an aide to NYS Senator Moynihan, and while in college she formed the I-86 Coalition, which mobilized support to redesignate Route 17 as Interstate 86.
In the area of community support, Ms. Barend founded and directed the non-profit organization Minds of Steel in 2002 with the goal of promoting healthy habits to alleviate the effects of mental illness in children. Most recently she created and is leading a national nonprofit coalition, the Performance-based Building Coalition, which is focused on advancing the delivery of public/private partnerships (PPPs) for public buildings. Currently, Ms Barend is senior vice president and director of public/private partnerships at AECOM Capital.
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Wednesday afternoon's three sessions will be devoted to discussions on aging U.S. infrastructure, including an overview of the American Society of Civil Engineers National Report Card presented by former ASCE President Andrew Herrmann; a discussion of national transportation infrastructure with former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters; and a look at financing strategies to address growing infrastructure needs from Samara Barend, senior vice president and public-private partnership director for AECOM Capital and founder of the Performance Based Building Coalition.
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