Jason Halpern is the managing partner of JMH Development (JMH). The company is a full service real estate development company including the development and ownership of commercial, as well as residential properties throughout the United States. Mr. Halpern is the third generation of his family to be involved in the development business. Jason Halpern took control of the family development business in 2010.
The team at JMH has extensive experience in planning, due-diligence, strategy and building design, construction, marketing and branding. They handle every aspect of the development and construction process for mixed use and hospitality based properties, as well as residential properties, combining unique knowledge about the market place, valuable on-site experience and traditional and non-traditional development skills.
Under Mr. Halpern’s leadership and guidance, JMH delivers the highest quality and most enduring properties. They also focus on historic restoration as well as adaptive re-use projects. The family has been involved in well over 100 residential apartments in New York City, as well as Westchester County. The family has also been involved with the development of more than several million square feet of Class A commercial space in Westchester County.
Mr. Halpern takes a unique approach to development and prides himself on respecting the communities in which he brings his development projects. He works to build a rapport with the communities and he and his team is very sensitive to the historical aspects of the community. It has become a guiding principal for Mr. Halpern and JMH Development.
Halpern and JMH have more than $500 million invested in development projects in New York. It includes turning an old warehouse into luxury, residential apartments. JMH and Halpern is also the developer for Cobble Hill in the greater Brooklyn area adding nine luxury townhouses to the neighborhood.
Jason Halpern is also committed to charitable endeavors and helping others. It is important to him to give back to his community and the world around him. He considers himself to be a fortunate man and he has been the recipient of tremendous goodness in his life. He works to give some of that goodness back to others.
He is involved with the Westchester Medical Center’s Halpern Trauma Center, a Level I Trauma Center. The facility has the talent to offer open heart surgery, orthopedic surgery, emergency and complex neurosurgery and the reattachment of severed limbs. Other medical capabilities include those with multiple life-threatening internal injuries and burn victims.
Mr. Halpern has brought his philanthropy to his development team. JMH has established charitable initiatives through JM and even launched a partnership with a non-profit global water charity. JMH donates a significant amount of money to fund water projects in Nepal and Ethiopia. Through the Splash and Relief Society of Tigray, two of the charities water project, JMH is bringing safe and clean water to Nepalese and Ethiopian citizens.