President – Multifamily
Jay Curran joined Crescent Communities’ Multifamily team in 2013 and currently serves as President of Multifamily. Jay leads the Multifamily business in investing, developing and operating for-rent residential communities in the many of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas. Crescent Communities’ portfolio consists of $4.8 billion in investments (22,000 units) completed, in operations or under construction. The company was recognized as the development firm of the year in 2019 by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
Previously, Jay led the East Region of Crescent Communities’ multifamily team as Senior Managing Director, including Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Georgia. He was also the Vice President of Multifamily for Georgia and Florida.
Prior to Crescent Communities, Jay served as Vice President of Development for Archstone, and led development of luxury multifamily communities throughout Texas and Florida. Jay’s experience in developing multifamily communities began while he was at Novare Group, where he managed the development of high-rise residential and hospitality projects in excess of $400 million. Prior to Novare, he served as a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group.
Jay actively volunteers with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Meals By Grace. He serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Georgia, the National Multifamily Housing Council and the Multifamily Leadership for the National Association of Home Builders.
Jay earned a Master of Business Administration, as a Fuqua Scholar, from Duke University and a Bachelor of Business Administration, Summerfield Scholar, from Kansas University.