Jason Halpern, the founder and managing partner of JMH Development, draws its roots in a three-generation real estate company which is known for its outstanding track record for constructing several luxury and commercial properties in New York over the past 50 years.
The Halpern lineage has been responsible for the construction of numerous residential apartments in New York, particularly in Westchester County. The family was also the pioneer in developing countless top-tier commercial spaces, which expanded over several million sq. ft. in Westchester city.
After taking control in 2010, JMH Development, under the leadership of Jason Halpern, invested a total of $500 million in state projects in New York.
Jason Halpern is widely recognized for this immense foresight, strong vision and vast knowledge of development and real estate. He is known to be a pioneer in creating distinct properties in the luxury category, which include the recent renovation of 184 Kent Avenue into 340 luxury residential rentals in Williamsburg, a neighborhood in Brooklyn.
One factor that separates Jason Halpern from the rest is his fervor and drive for building and renovating historic spaces. Jason firmly believes in respecting the community in which he develops and firmly adopts this policy in all his work. His passion for building in historic districts leads him to build a rapport in the particular city or area, also surfacing in a certain sensitivity towards the acquired historical properties.
Along with his passion for development, Jason is also known for dedicating his personal time to charitable endeavors for the benefit of the community. Bringing his passion for philanthropy to the workplace, he recently partnered with Charity: Water, a non-profit organization which strives to bring clean and safe drinking water to developing countries. As a part of this charitable work, Jason pledged to donate $20,000 of every sale made from the luxury residential project to Charity: Water’s partners: Relief Society of Tigray in Ethiopia and Splash in Nepal. With every contract signed, Jason Halpern gave Ethiopian and Nepalese locals access to safe and clean water. Jason believes that giving back is the correct thing to do. He also strives to raise awareness about giving back to other developers as well.
Besides this, Jason is also committed to using his resources to benefit the community around him and where he builds his properties. He is one of the investors of the Jael A. Halpern Trauma Center in Westchester Medical Center. Using his resources, Jason has made the center a Level 1 Trauma Center – offering services in open-heart surgery, orthopedic surgery as well as the complex neurosurgery.
Jason Halpern firmly believes in using his expertise and dedication to real estate development to benefit those around him and his community.