Nicholas Martinez //Miami DDA

Nicholas Martinez is presently Team Leader for Economic Development & Research with the Miami Downtown Development Authority (the DDA). The Miami DDA is an independent agency of the City of Miami whose mission is to grow, strengthen and promote the economic health and vitality of Downtown Miami. A longtime demographer, market analyst, and certified urban planner, Nicholas has a master’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning and another in International Affairs. He is finalizing a PhD in Public Affairs where he uses spatial econometric models to explore public policy questions.