Managing Director – Asset Management
Jonathan Rose Companies
Over the past 25 years, Jonathan Rose Companies has been a leader in socially and environmentally responsible real estate practices. Jonathan Rose Companies is a mission-based, real estate firm recognized for its ability to achieve visionary goals through practical strategies and cost-effective green solutions. The firm has nationally recognized experience in the investment and development of green mixed-use housing and office projects. Jonathan Rose Companies has developed, owned and managed over $1.5 billion in real estate.
Caroline Vary joined Jonathan Rose Companies in 2007. She brings 20 years of experience in asset management, leasing, financing, design, construction and development to her role as a Managing Director. Ms. Vary is responsible for the Asset Management of the firm’s 4.5 million sf. of commercial and residential properties. She has implemented green retrofits of existing buildings nationwide, and successfully led the development of the LEED Gold Certified Metro Green Residential development, adjacent to the Stamford Transportation Center. While under the direction of Ms. Vary, the Connecticut Office of Jonathan Rose Companies received the Environmental Merit Award for Outstanding Achievements in Preserving New England’s environment. Prior to joining Jonathan Rose Companies, Ms. Vary served as Vice President at Taconic Investment Partners and was responsible for the re-positioning of the firm’s commercial portfolio.
Furthering her commitment to social and environmental matters, Ms. Vary devotes her time and talent to real estate and environmental industry events to raise awareness and inspire action. She serves as a panelist for BISNOW and ULI, served as a keynote speaker for The Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and more recently acted as HIVE’s (Housing Innovation Vision and Economics) Dean of Strategy for the organization’s 2018 annual consortium; “Reignite the Dream: Affordability for Purpose and Profit” which called upon imaginative approaches, transformative action and measurable progress in building more affordable homes and neighborhoods.
Ms. Vary is a founding member and an active serving board member of the Stamford 2030 district and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and American Planning Association. Ms. Vary holds a BARCH in Architecture and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. She holds a Real Estate Broker’s License in NY and CT.