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consultant , Real estate developer

Michael Brian Francois, American real estate developer, consultant. Registered professional planner. Recipient Outstanding Land Development award American Planning Association of New Jersey, 1986, Grand award Conference Engineers Council of New Jersey, 1987, National Economic Development Program award National Council for Urban Economic Development, 1998.


Francois, Michael Brian was born on March 20, 1950 in New York City. Son of Eugene Evans and Mary Theresa (O'Brian) Francois.


Bachelor, St. Saint Louis University, 1972; Master of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1974; postgraduate, Seton Hall U., since 1985.


Planner City of Plainfield, New Jersey, 1976-1977. Executive director Plainfield Downtown Development Corporation, 1977-1981. Deputy director real estate development New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Trenton, 1981-1988, managing director real estate development, 1988—2003.

Director real estate PANYNJ, New York City, 2003—2004. Chief real estate and development, since 2005.


  • Registered professional planner.


Member National Trust for History Preservation. Board directors Downtown New Jersey, Alliance for Downtown, New York. Member American Institute of Certified Planners, Industrial Real Estate Brokers Association, New Jersey State Board of Professional Planners, (Associate) National Association for Industrial and Office Park Developers (NAIOP-national chapter), National Association Corporation Real Estate Executives Clubs: Cranberry Lake Community (Byram Township, New Jersey).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, running.


Married Angela Joan Riley, September 14, 1974. Children: Michael, Junior, Rachel, Genevieve.

Eugene Evans Francois

Mary Theresa (O'Brian) Francois

Angela Joan Riley

Rachel Francois

Junior Francois

Michael Francois

Genevieve Francois