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Maggie McCullough Photo Maggie McCullough
PolicyMap, Director

"All the Free Demographic and Neighborhood Data You Need"


Listen to Briefing from 02/21/09

Interview Summary:

Real estate professionals now have better access to a wealth of reliable market and demographic data with a new online resource called Policy Map ( www.policymap.com ) gives users a snapshot of neighborhoods and the residents who live there. Use PolicyMap to research and map more than 4,000 indicators related to real estate, demographics, crime, schools, and more. With PolicyMap, prospective homebuyers can identify their dream neighborhood to accompany their dream home. In this presentation, Maggie McCullough gives a brief demonstration of how to use PolicyMap and describes ways in which real estate professionals are utilizing PolicyMap.

Maggie McCullough is Director of PolicyMap, an online data and mapping service of TRF. She has been recognized for her ability to present a wide array of data to policy makers in an easy-to-understand and actionable format. She has also had an extensive career in local, state and federal government, having worked for the City of Philadelphia's Office of Housing, for then-Governor Casey of Pennsylvania, for the Office of Management and Budget within the Clinton Administration, and within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

In 2000, Ms. McCullough left the Department of Housing and Urban Development to start her own consulting firm, MBMconsulting. She joined TRF in 2004, conducting much of TRF's housing-related research and analysis for several of its public sector and foundation clients. Ms. McCullough's data savvy and analytical skills are also evident in her work managing the development and production of several of TRF's most broadly disseminated publications.

Ms. McCullough has a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from St. Joseph's University and a Masters in Governmental Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.


Contact Information:

Maggie McCullough
Director, PolicyMap
718 Arch St., Suite 3N
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(v) 215-574-5840
(e) maggie.mccullough@policymap.com
(w)www.policymap.com