As President and Founder of Morgan Properties JV, an affiliate of Morgan Properties, Jonathan handles the day-to-day management and operations of the company’s portfolio and oversees acquisitions and capital markets. His responsibilities involve sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and closing acquisitions, dispositions, recapitalizations, and refinancing all transactions consummated by Morgan Properties. He also sources and establishes Morgan Properties’ joint venture partnerships with institutional investors.
Since its inception in 2011, Morgan Properties JV has been one of the most active and fastest-growing multifamily investors in the country. Under Jonathan’s leadership, the company has purchased over $10 billion in acquisition volume and over 75,000 units, asserting its proven track record of creating value for its investors through value-add repositioning, rehabilitation, and professional management expertise.
Prior to joining Morgan Properties, Jonathan worked at Apollo Real Estate Advisors where he focused on investment activities involving high-yielding debt opportunities and equity investments in real estate assets and real estate operating companies. Prior to joining Apollo, Jonathan worked at Bear Stearns in the commercial mortgage-backed securities division. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
He was recognized with Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40 award two years in a row, Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 recipient, Multifamily Executive’s Rising Star, one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs of 2019 and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 in Greater Philadelphia.
Jonathan is currently the President of the Pennsylvania Apartment Association (PAA) and the Chair of the Jewish Federation Real Estate Group (JFRE). He also serves on the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) Board of Directors, The Haverford School’s Board of Trustees, Young Presidents Organization’s (YPO) Executive Committee for the Philadelphia Chapter and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Corporate Counsel.