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Jacqueline Gruber

Senior Director, Government & Community Affairs

Jacqueline Gruber leads Vulcan Real Estate’s local government and community relations efforts, working closely with diverse partners to create vibrant and more equitable communities. In her role, she tracks and informs policy to promote housing production, inclusive economic development, and accessible public transportation.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Vulcan Real Estate, Jacqueline worked for the Downtown Seattle Association in public policy and planning on behalf of downtown property owners, businesses, residents, and non-profit organizations. She has also worked in land use planning, environmental planning, and economic development in private practice and the public sector, starting her career at the City of Portland, Oregon.


MURP, Portland State University
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

Civic Engagement

Board of Trustees and Policy Leadership Group, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Policy Committee, Seattle Association
Seattle for Everyone
Mercer Corridor Stakeholder Group
Transportation Committees for the Seattle Chamber, Bellevue Chamber, Downtown Seattle Association and Bellevue Downtown Association
Government Affairs Committee, NAIOP, WA Chapter