Frank Rapoport advises Re/Met when, where and how to capture P3 projects, teaming with equity and construction partners.
Mr. Rapoport is Managing Principal of P3 Development Partners LLC ("P3DP"), an innovative business development firm dedicated to the pursuit, structuring, financing and funding of P3 projects. P3DP offers companies an experienced business development platform that leverages ripe asset classes and its reputation with government officials to identify and capture desirable projects. Our first-in-class network of strategic partners and government affair advisors makes P3DP a wise partner.
Correspondingly, P3DP offers state and municipal officials a procurement strategy to evaluate and put to market both ready and excess infrastructure assets. P3DP combines its knowledge of the investor, contractor, and real estate communities with sophisticated legal, political and contractual excellence to maximize local economic development and job creation.
Previously, Mr. Rapoport served as the Chief Strategy Advisor to the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI), a resource for industry leaders, legislators, municipal officials and other key decision makers as they consider P3 as an alternative solution to address our Nation’s infrastructure.
He has chaired regional and national infrastructure summits across the United States, and developed P3 programs with the Urban Land Institute, the New Jersey Alliance for Action and VAIR Training. Mr. Rapoport has published articles and op-eds nationwide on the benefits of P3s and is quoted regularly in The Wall Street Journal and other esteemed publications. He has testified before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as state legislatures in Pennsylvania and Colorado. He is active in promoting P3 legislation in Pennsylvania, Florida, California, New York, New Jersey and other emerging markets.
Mr. Rapoport began his career serving as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Concentrating his practice in the area of federal government contracts and litigation, he litigated contract disputes and false claim matters before the U.S. Court of Claims, the Armed Services Boards of Contract Appeals, the Federal District Courts and the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals. He personally briefed and argued over 20 cases at the appellate level. He also received recognition from the Attorney General for this legal work on behalf of the Department of Defense, NASA, Commerce, FBI, DEA, SBA, GSA, SEC, USIA, and the Office of the President.