AJ has been practicing real estate design and development in New York City for over 15 years. He started his career as a project manager for Peter Walker & Partners on the World Trade Center Memorial in downtown Manhattan. In 2006, AJ became a founding member of Alloy Development, a real estate development company based in Brooklyn, NY. At Alloy AJ manages the acquisition, design, capitalization, construction and disposition of projects that seek to promote thoughtful design and add value to the built environment of New York City.
AJ received a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College and a Masters of Architecture and Certificate in Real Estate from the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches and speaks regularly in the fields of real estate development and design and has previously lectured at Syracuse University, Columbia University, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, Parsons and Pratt. AJ servers on the board of the Center for Architecture, the Urban Design Forum and Community Bank Delaware. He is a Licensed Architect, a LEED Accredited Professional and a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. AJ lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn.