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JBG SMITH Taps Barbat Rodgers as Senior VP in D.C.

Barbat Rodgers

Bethesda, MD.-based owner and developer JBG SMITH has hired Barbat Rodgers as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. Rodgers will provide oversight and strategic leadership for the Investor Relations function of the business, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.

Rodgers joins JBG SMITH from Healthpeak Properties, a healthcare REIT, where she most recently served as Senior Director of Investor Relations. Prior to joining Healthpeak, Rodgers worked at Kilroy Realty Corp. from 2012 to 2016, where she served in various capacities on the corporate finance team. At the start of her investment banking career, Rodgers worked at both Citi and Bank of America Securities.

“JBG SMITH has transformed immensely since its formation in 2017, and our IR team has been critical in communicating that evolution to our investors. We are thrilled to welcome Barbat to the team and look forward to her leadership in continuing to engage with our investors,” said Moina Banerjee, CFO at JBG SMITH. “Barbat brings more than a decade of hands-on investment banking, corporate finance and investor relations experience to the company, and I’m confident she will be an integral part of JBG SMITH’s exciting future.”


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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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