We believe that our history enriches and enlivens every aspect of our communities.

Hone Strategic LLC specializes in urban planning and historic preservation services at every phase of project development.  As practitioners in urban revitalization and the preservation of buildings and sites, we have 

worked on a wide range of projects in design and construction, urban and regional planning, and organizational planning and development.    


We will help you generate your vision and carry it through implementation.  

This begins by building the right team for your project, convening stakeholders, facilitating visioning and strategic planning,  conducting feasibility and economic analysis, overseeing design and construction, and managing projects from initiation to completion.


For more information or an initial consultation, contact 

Jennifer Schwartz Berky, Principal at Hone Strategic: 

845.389.2404 or jsberky@honestrategic.com.


Hone Strategic LLC is a Woman-Based Enterprise (pending "expedited" NYS certification).

Team

Jennifer Schwartz Berky, Principal

Jennifer has lived in the Hudson Valley since 2004, where she has worked with numerous communities and organizations to plan and implement projects in historic sites and neighborhoods. Prior to this, she was a cultural heritage specialist and planner at the World Bank, where she was involved with World Heritage sites and cities in over 30 places abroad. Berky was also a design and construction project manager for many historic buildings and cultural institutions in her native New York City.  She has Masters' degrees from Columbia University in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development, a BA in Art History from SUNY Stony Brook, and studied conservation at UNESCO's ICCROM program in Rome, Italy.  Berky is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish.


In addition to her work as a planner and historic preservationist, Berky has an active civic life as an Ulster County Legislator, board member for local organizations, and volunteer. 


jsberky@honestrategic.com

Office: 845.943.4919

Mobile: 845.389.2404

Michaela Sweeney, Associate

Michaela is an urban and regional planning professional with a wide range of experiences in community, economic, and sustainable development. Prior to entering the planning profession, Michaela was employed as the Assistant Director for the Women’s Center at Gettysburg College, an office that offers resources to support women and minority groups on campus. Michaela earned her MRP in Urban and Regional Planning from the University at Albany and has a BA in Environmental Studies and Public Policy from Gettysburg College.


msweeney@honestrategic.com

845.443.1172