Scott Whyte is the economic development services director for the City of Peoria. Whyte has an extensive background in municipal economic development and redevelopment leadership. Whyte served eight years in the Corona Redevelopment Agency in California. During his tenure in Corona, he managed a $26 million annual operating and CIP budget to lead the city’s redevelopment program resulting in significant revitalization for the community’s downtown.
He also spent eight years with the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission where he gained valuable experience in public/private development finance.
Just prior to joining the City of Peoria, Whyte worked for a private real estate development company where he managed development projects including securing land use entitlements, and the management of project site plan creation, pro forma budgets, economic analysis, and financing plans.
Economic Development Services Director