Directors Jay Valenta
Jay started his real estate career at Morgan Stanley in the portfolio management and asset management departments. There he was responsible for overseeing a portfolio of 21 multi-family, retail and office assets worth more than $1 billion. From there he joined the acquisitions group and played a key role in completing $541 million of successful real estate transactions, including value-added hospitality, office development and land investments. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Jay practiced for eight years as an architect and project manager for public and private clients.
Jay is a licensed architect in Massachusetts. He received his B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a M.S. in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.