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Jason Kaufman

Silverstein Properties

Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Design & Construction, Development, Equity Capital Markets, Equity Strategies, Leasing, Underwriting & Analysis


Jason Kaufman is Senior Vice President of Investments & Development at Silverstein Properties, Inc., member of the Investment Committee, co-founder of Silverstein Capital Partners and head of the Opportunity Zone Fund. He is responsible for acquisitions, capital markets and real estate development activities totaling over $10 billion across product types globally. Prior to joining Silverstein, Mr. Kaufman was the Director of Acquisitions & Asset Management at Jadam Equities Ltd, a family office with $3 billion under management and also worked for Newmark Knight Frank in Financial Services underwriting leasing and investment sales transactions. He started his career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a real estate consultant for REITs and lenders of single-asset CMBS securitizations.


Mr. Kaufman attended the Ross School at the University of Michigan and earned a BBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance. He subsequently earned a Certificate in Building Construction Technology from the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate and an Advanced Certificate in Housing, Urban Policy & Planning from the Robert F Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.


Mr. Kaufman is actively involved in the Urban Land Institute as a leadership chairperson of the national Urban Development and Mixed-Use Council (Blue Flight), member of the New York development council, and a member of the Urban Land Institute NEXT steering committee nationally. He keeps close ties with his alma matter as an Advisory Board Member of the Ross Business School Real Estate Investment Fund and is the founding member of the University of Michigan Real Estate Group in New York. Mr. Kaufman is also a Greater NY advisor to the President of the Prospect Park Alliance, and a member of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he is active in the Center's Career Mentor Program.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation