Vice President of Development
Jake joined Spy Rock in 2017 to focus on investments, development management, financial underwriting, and asset management of Spy Rock’s existing portfolio.
Before joining Spy Rock, Jake spent a summer at EDENS, a $6B REIT focused on the development and repositioning of retail shopping centers along the East Coast and in Texas. In that role, he worked with the development team concentrating on grocery-anchored shopping centers, leasing, asset management, and acquisitions. Prior to working at EDENS, Jake was a Project Manager with May Construction Group specializing in tenant interior and medical office construction in the Washington, DC MSA. Jake began in commercial construction working as a Project Manager at RW Smith Company, a retail general contractor focused in the Southeast. He started his career with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville.
Jake holds an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Real Estate and Corporate Finance and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Jake is a member of The Urban Land Institute and is on the Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity Builder’s Council Board.