Managing Director of Acquisitions
Jonathan Rose Companies
Mr. Taft joined Jonathan Rose Companies in 2004 where he oversees the acquisition and preservation of affordable and mixed-income multifamily housing in walkable, transit-oriented locations nationally. At Rose, he has led the investment of seven equity funds, comprised of more than $967 million of capital commitments and nearly $2 billion of property investments, helping Rose grow into one of the country’s leading impact managers in the field with a portfolio of 17,000 units. As a mission-driven firm, Rose improves the economic and environmental performance of its properties and works to enhance the lives of its residents with social services. Nathan is a member of the Urban Land Institute and its Affordable Workforce Housing Council, the National Multi Housing Council and the Pension Real Estate Association. Nathan serves on the board trustees for Goddard Riverside, a 130-year-old settlement house in New York City that serves low-income families and seniors, and he is in his second term as a member of the board of trustees for the Yale-China Association, a nonprofit administering education, arts, and healthcare exchanges between the United States and P.R. China. Nathan has an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, a B.A. in History from Yale University, and he lives with his wife and two kids in New York City.