Title: Principal, The JBG Cos
Job: Lead development team focused on large, transit-oriented projects in close-in suburbs.
Years on the job: 9
Organization: JBG has more than $10B under management and development in the Washington, DC area. It's privately held and headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD.
Memorable Project: Twinbrook Station, Rockville. Delivered Alaire, Terano, and Galvan: 850 apartments and 135k SF of retail including a 62k SF Safeway. Also constructed a 400-plus-space WMATA replacement garage as part of Joint Development Agreement with Metro. Entitlements include another 1,000 multifamily units, 150k SF of retail, and 325k SF of office.
Current Project: Falkland Chase. Multi-phased redevelopment of a 450-unit Class-B apartment community at the Silver Spring Metro station. Entitled for 1,250 new apartment units and 120k SF of retail. First phase will include approximately 400 apartments and 100k SF of retail including a grocery store.
CRE career: Dropped out of diplomatic history Ph.D program for development and asset management position at Clark Realty Capital.
Grew up: Princeton, NJ.
Current home: Bethesda.
School(s): Harvard, Georgetown, UVA.
Job in another life: Boarding school teacher (was actually first job out of college.
Favorite app: Vivino.
Favorite movie: Spy Game, Marathon Man, anything Tom Clancy.
Favorite restaurant: Cinghiale Osteria in Baltimore.
Favorite band: Weezer.
Favorite vacation spot: Tuscan Seaside.
Favorite charity: National Building Museum.
Hidden talent: Fingertip pushups.
Coast, desert or mountain: Coast.
Drink of choice: Americano: Campari, Sweet Vermouth, Soda.
One thing you couldn’t live without: Family, then donuts.
Family: Wife of 15 years Keiko, daughter Emiko (14 months).
Hobbies: Italian wine, cycling.
Biggest pet peeve: People mistaking me for Dan Snyder.
Startling fact: Did voiceover dubbing of Kung Fu instructional videos when living in China in the late '90s.