William R. Klein, FAICP

William Klein was Director of Research and Advisory Services for APA for 22 years between 1991 and 2013. He and his staff engaged in high quality applied research delivering practical guidance and training on best practices to practitioners in the field – technical guidance reports, widely recognized studies on topics of national interest, leadership institutes, and work on planning standards. Prior to joining APA, Mr. Klein was planning director on Nantucket where he conceived and implemented a real estate transfer tax that has raised over a quarter billion dollars for shaping the settlement pattern and protecting habitat, viewscapes, and shore access.