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Jeff Kaufman

Managing Director

Jeff Kaufman

As Managing Director ­­– Development at EDENS, Jeff Kaufman has been instrumental in several development and redevelopment properties throughout his 10-year career at EDENS, including Mosaic, Union Market, 530 First, Arlington Ridge, Montgomery Village and Van Dorn Plaza. Known as a thought leader in the built environment and the role of vitality at the street level driving value in the vertical uses, Jeff has played an important role as mentor and served on many industry panels.

Prior to being named Managing Director, Kaufman was Vice President – Development where he focused on long-term value creation through innovative mixed/multi-use properties in the Mid-Atlantic region. Notably, he was an integral member of the team that oversaw the revitalization of Washington DC’s historic Union Market. The Market, at the heart of a renewed urban district, rapidly became one of the District’s premier culinary destinations, and is currently expanding into music, retail, hotel and residential uses.

He was instrumental in the development of Mosaic, a 1.9 million SF mixed-use project in Merrifield, VA. Kaufman also oversaw the redevelopments of existing shopping centers in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Arlington Ridge and Van Dorn Plaza, contributing to the revival of DC’s neighboring communities.

Previously, Kaufman was Vice President of Bozzuto Development Company, overseeing development and acquisition activities for multi-family residential projects in the greater Washington-Baltimore area. He spent five years as an architect working on high-profile projects, including Easton Town Center in Columbus, OH, and Fairfax Corner in Fairfax, VA.

Kaufman received a Master of Architecture from Catholic University, a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of ARts in English and History from Emory University.