Mr. Hare joined The Buccini/Pollin Group in March 2008 as Executive Vice President for Development. His responsibilities include development management, public investment, government relations, multi-jurisdictional entitlement and external communications.
Prior to joining the Buccini/Pollin Group, Mr. Hare served as the Deputy Director of the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC), where he helped lead the $1 billion transformation of the Wilmington Riverfront from 1995-2008. Mr. Hare was employed by the Delaware Economic Development Office starting in 1989 serving as a Senior Development Specialist prior to being assigned to the RDC by Governor Thomas R. Carper in September, 1995. Mr. Hare served on the Wilmington City Council as an At-Large Member where he served on the Finance, Housing, and Licenses and Inspection Committees.
A native of Wilmington, Mr. Hare is a graduate of Archmere Academy and received a B.S. in Public Administration from St. Joseph’s University. He also attended Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Hare serves on the Boards of: Salvation Army Delaware, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, St. Edmond’s Academy; Delaware Technical Community College; the Latin American Community Center. Mike also serves as the Co-Chair of the Saint Patrick’s Day Society which has raised more than $2 million for the Saint Patrick’s Center which provides vital services for the underserved on Wilmington’s east side.