Jennifer Tabakin

Jennifer Tabakin is now in her second year as Town Manager for the town of Great Barrington.  Previously, she served in senior leadership positions in the New York City Government, the MTA, and in the non-profit sector. Before moving to Great Barrington with her husband and two children, Jennifer was Senior Program Manager in the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, responsible for construction oversight and operations of Lower Manhattan; design and construction of waterfront parks; development of new parks in the Bronx and as a senior advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development on policy, quality of life issues, environmental issues and urban design.  Jennifer grew up in Pittsburgh, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in history and a certificate in environmental studies, and attained a Masters in Urban Planning from NYU.