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Statement from URA Chief Strategy Officer Tom Link on the Passing of Former Senator Jim Ferlo

Press Release
May 16, 2022

PITTSBURGH, PA (May 16, 2022) 

"Senator Ferlo was a longtime URA board member and an advocate for many. He cared deeply about making the City of Pittsburgh a better place for all residents and his leadership and contributions will be regarded for years to come.

"I cherished my time working with Senator Ferlo in his role as a URA board member; he made me a better professional and I will miss him. 

"On behalf of the URA staff, our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends."


About the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA)
The URA is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency, supporting the City’s economic development goals, which are designed to create a city of inclusive opportunity for residents, stakeholders, and communities. The URA is committed to creating more housing that is affordable to the average Pittsburgher; encouraging more entrepreneurship and small business development; promoting inclusive growth and quality job creation; expanding neighborhood and main streets revitalization efforts; and developing a talented workforce that is equipped with the skills of the future.

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