The Real Deal New York

The Closing with Jonathan Rose

The developer on hiking the Appalachian Trail, dinner with Albert Einstein
and life in a real estate family
By E.B. Solomont | February 17, 2015 10:45AM

From the February issueA scion of the venerable Rose real estate dynasty, Jonathan Rose is a trailblazer on both the environmentally sustainable and affordable housing fronts. Guided by the idea that real estate can be a vehicle for social change, Rose has completed more than $1.5 billion in projects nationwide, including $850 million in New York. After graduating from Yale University and earning a master’s degree in regional planning at the University of Pennsylvania, the developer began his career in 1976 at Rose Associates, the firm started by his grandfather Samuel Rose and great-uncle David Rose in 1928. [more]