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Development Authority of Fulton County

The Development Authority of Fulton County is among the preeminent development authorities in the southeastern United States. It has issued more than $25 billion in bonds and helped well over 450 businesses and institutions build, renovate, expand or relocate in Fulton County, Georgia.

Board of Directors

Robert J. Shaw

Steve Broadbent
Vice Chair

Walter Metze

Dr. Samuel D. Jolley, Jr.

Samuel Bacote
Michel M. Turpeau
Kyle Lamont
Brandon Beach
Thomas G. Tidwell


Al Nash
Chief Executive Officer

Marva Bryan
Accounting Manager/Tax Incentive Analyst

Doris Metcalfe Coleman
Office/Compliance Manager

Sabrina Kirkland
Executive Assistant/Technology Associate

Sandra Zayac
Authority Counsel/Attorney at Law

Lauren Woodyard
Authority Counsel/Attorney at Law

DAFC Charter

DAFC Clients

Widely recognized for client service excellence, the Development Authority of Fulton County has a high rate of repeat business. The DAFC earns high marks from clients for being responsive, flexible, non-bureaucratic, and non-political.

Clients Include:

  • Global Payments Inc.
  • Hines
  • Allen Morris
  • Atlanta International School, Inc.
  • Children's Healthcare of ATL
  • Mill Creek Residential
  • Equifax, Inc.
  • GUGV Ascent Midtown Atlanta
  • Property Owning LLC
  • JH Holdings & Buckhead Place Hotel
  • Lennar
  • Piedmont Healthcare, Inc.
  • PPF AMLI Market Street, LLC
  • The Kroger Co.
  • The Loudermilk Companies
  • Wood Partners
  • Coca-Cola Company
  • Kaplan Centennial Park
  • Hanover
  • SELIG Enterprises, Inc.
  • Urban Realty Partners
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Miller Zell, Inc.
  • Warehouse Properties, LP
  • ALCON Laboratories
  • Advance Education, Inc.
  • Red Rock Development
  • Hines-T3 AS Investors, LLC
  • CPI-Phipps, LLC
  • Georgia Tech Foundation
  • Northside Hosp, Inc
  • WellStar Healthcare System
  • Fuqua
  • Royal South Pkwy Investors
  • Sonoco
  • SYSCO Atlanta
  • Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc.
  • Georgia Tech Facilities
  • Carter