For decades, Scott Goodman built up a reputation for transforming neighborhoods through his real estate development and investment projects, committed to the kind of long-term investments and inclusive growth at the heart of the new Opportunity Zones program. When OZs became law, he knew exactly what kind of team was needed to fulfill what its creators envisioned, and brought together partners who are the best in their fields of expertise to form the Decennial Group. He serves as the founding principal of Farpoint Development.
With a lifetime of experience in real estate development focusing on investor relations, procurement of financing and equity and transaction structuring, he serves as the foundation for the company. Scott’s deep insight into projects comes from involvement at each step of the process. His practical and academic knowledge results in a track record of unending success across all asset classes and market cycles. Previous to founding Farpoint, Scott was the Co-founder to Sterling Bay, the developer of assets such as Google midwest HQ, McDonald’s global HQ, Hillshire Farm global HQ as well as offices for Uber, Gogo and many others.
After earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Scott has served as the former Board Chair and current Board Member of the PKD Foundation and Heartland Alliance. He is also a member of the Chicago Economics Club.