Senior Vice President, Acquisitions + Development
Jason Carroll joined Conifer in 2022 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions + Development. In this role, Jason expertly leads Conifer’s acquisitions division. This includes managing his team to source new property and portfolio acquisition opportunities, secure financing, execute due diligence and closing, and ensure timely on-budget completion of property renovations.
Jason holds over 20 years of experience within a wide spectrum of real estate investment transactions, including development, acquisitions, dispositions, and capital structuring. He has completed transactions totaling over $1 billion, involving multifamily, retail, office, and industrial property types.
Most recently, Jason served as Senior Vice President at PIRHL, an affordable housing development firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. During his 7-year tenure, Jason created the company’s acquisitions business line, leading a cross-functional team of development and construction managers, architects, and financial staff to source, underwrite, and execute affordable and workforce housing acquisition-rehabilitation projects. His deals utilized a wide variety of financing sources, including low-income housing tax credit equity, conventional debt and equity, HOME funds, real estate tax abatement, and other state and local funding programs. Prior to his role at PRIHL, Jason worked at Forest City Realty (purchased by Brookfield in 2018) as the Development Manager for several large-scale, urban, multifamily real estate development projects. He played a key role in master planning a multi-year, 4,000+ unit U.S. military housing redevelopment in Hawaii. Before entering the real estate profession, Jason practiced architecture, having designed a variety of building types and winning an American Institute of Architects Honor Award. Jason’s unique combination of financial, transaction, asset management, and design experience affords him an innovative perspective when evaluating real estate opportunities.
Jason has an M.P.S. in Real Estate from Cornell University and a B.S. in Architecture from Kent State, where he is an adjunct professor of Real Estate Development. Jason is an active member of the Cornell Real Estate Council, the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Wharton Real Estate Center, and the American Institute of Architects. He also sits as a Board Member of the Landmark Commission of Shaker Heights, Ohio – an organization that reviews design and advocates for local historically significant properties. He and his family volunteer regularly at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.