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Standard Communities Taps Jay Wilson as Director of East Coast Assets

Standard Communities, the affordable housing division of Standard Companies, has named Jay Wilson the Director of East Coast Asset Management, based in Washington, D.C.

Wilson brings more than 15 years of asset management experience to Standard. He joins Standard from Enterprise Community Development where he oversaw a $400 million portfolio of apartment communities in the Mid-Atlantic. Previously, Wilson worked for the Reznick Group, Coro Realty Advisors, and CAPREIT and managed a national portfolio of over 14,000 affordable and market-rate apartments throughout the country.

“Our team has grown nearly 150% in less than three years, adding experience and skills that strengthen our ability to revitalize neighborhoods through our investments in affordable housing,” said Scott Alter, Principal at Standard Communities.

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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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