As co-founder, President and COO of EDEN Multifamily – Jay S. Jacobson, over his 30- year career in the multifamily industry, has developed over 25,000 multifamily units and invested in/acquired over 40,000 units in over 30 submarkets in 22 cities nationwide. Prior to forming EDEN Multifamily with Jay Massirman, Mr. Jacobson served as the President of Stiles Residential Group in Fort Lauderdale and is a former national partner with Wood Partners. He was also a senior director of multifamily investments for Goldman Sachs Real Estate Services (fka Archon Group) and a managing director of Archstone Communities Trust. During his career, Mr. Jacobson has been involved in the oversight of over $5 billion in multifamily investment.
Mr. Massirman is co-founder of and serves as CEO for EDEN Multifamily. Jay is an experienced real estate professional that has been in the industry for almost 30 years. Jay also serves as Founder & CEO of Rivergate Companies, a multifaceted real estate investment firm actively engaged in multifamily development & investment, self storage development & investment, and luxury residential property management.
Prior to forming Rivergate Companies in 2007, Jay spent 20 years with CBRE, a global real estate service provider. As a Vice Chairman he was a perennial top producer and actively involved in the sale and financing of more than 400 transactions including over 76,000 multifamily units with an aggregate value in excess of $10 billion.
In Multifamily Activity
Developed by EDEN Founders
Vertically-Integrated Cohesive Team
Completed by EDEN Founders
2019 Ranked Multifamily
Developer by the Daily Business
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Partner Relationship with RKW