Real estate developer Jason Halpern is JMH Development’s founder and managing partner. The 41 year old is the third generation of the Halpern family to be involved in real estate development. Over the past 50 plus years the Halpern family has developed a sterling reputation for constructing and managing properties throughout New York. Jason Halpern took control of JMH Development in 2010. Currently the company has in excess of $500 million invested in projects in New York state. That includes turning a warehouse at 184 Kent into 340 luxury apartments.
Under Jason Halpern’s leadership JMH Development built 9 luxury townhouses in greater Brooklyn as part of their project called Townhouses of Cobble Hill. Jason Halpern has a broad vision for the company. He and JMH Development are committed to creating innovative new buildings to be used as commercial business space and rental property all over New York State. Jason Halpern has vast experience, unique development expertise, foresight and vision. This has moved JMH to acquire and develop historically significant landmarked buildings as well as develop several other innovative pioneering properties.
Over the years the Halpern family built residential apartments in New York City and Westchester County, NY. In Westchester County the family developed Class A commercial space that’s millions of square feet in size. That has helped Jason Halpern to develop a niche and a passion about building in historic districts. To Jason Halpern respecting the communities where he works is an important guiding principle. He is aware and sensitive to the importance of building historically significant properties. Plus his ability to develop rapport in the areas in which the company builds help to differentiates him from other developers.
Halpern has also shown a commitment to giving of his resources and personal time to assist charitable endeavors in the communities in which he lives and works. He has made a major investment into Westchester Medical Center’s Joel A. Halpern Trauma Center. The Level I Trauma Center has the facilities and staff to reattach severed limbs and perform open-heart surgery, orthopedic surgery and complex emergency neurosurgery. The center also serves children, pregnant women, burn victims and people with myriad life-threatening internal injuries.
Through JMH Development and Jason Halpern’s passion for philanthropy, the company has enacted numerous charitable initiatives in the workplace. The company launched an innovative partnership in 2015 with Water, a global water non-profit charity. For every contract JMH Development signed at its residential development, Three Hundred Collins, in Miami, it donated $20,000 to water projects in Nepal and Ethiopia. Working with the Relief Society of Tigray and Splash, the on the ground partners of Water, JMH Development has provided clean, safe water to over 650 Nepalese and Ethiopian locals.