Jeff Arango, AICP

Jeff is an Associate Principal and Senior Planner. His experience and expertise includes land use, urban design, street design, urban revitalization, transit oriented development and parking analysis. Prior to joining BERK, Jeff served as the Director of Community Planning for the City of Langley for more than three years. He also served as the Planning Director in Essex Junction, Vermont from 2002 through 2008.
Jeff has a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Washington with a Certificate in Urban Design, and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from St. Lawrence University. Jeff has presented at national conferences including the Future of Places conference in Buenos Aires Argentina, the Institute of Traffic Engineers Annual Meeting, and the Vermont Housing Conference.


Jeff grew up in Burlington, VT where he spent his time ski racing in the mountains of Vermont. On powder days look for him in the Cascades. Jeff developed an affinity for street design in part through his experience at a young age on Church Street in Burlington, VT – one of the most successful pedestrian only streets in the US. Jeff enjoys cooking, hiking + camping, live music and exploring the fabric of urban life with his two sons, Roan and Matias, and wife Jess.