Jason Muss joined Muss Development, LLC (“MDL”) in 1996 and is Principal in charge of development, construction and acquisitions for the company. He is involved in all aspects of real estate development for MDL, including existing, under construction and planned projects.
Mr. Muss oversaw the development of Oceana Condominium and Club, a 1.6 million sf, 927-unit condominium project, including the recently completed 16th building at the development, a 125,000 sf mixed use tower. He also completed the development of a 100,000 sf rental building with a retail component in upper Manhattan and 35,000 sf of retail at 345 Adams Street in Downtown Brooklyn, as well as the redevelopment of a 200,000 sf office building in Queens and the acquisition of two office buildings in Manhattan, retenanting over 30,000 sf of retail in those two properties. In the last year, Muss negotiated the acquisition of 6 properties (3 in Manhattan and 3 in Brooklyn) including their newest development, a 28 story tower in Brooklyn, to be built in partnership with Avalon Bay. Mr. Muss oversees a five million sf, multi-building commercial and retail portfolio for MDL and its affiliates, and has overseen the development of over 20 residential buildings and the leasing and development of over 1 million sf of retail property.
Mr. Muss graduated Yeshiva University in 1993 and received his JD from the New York University School of Law in 1996. He is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
In addition, Mr. Muss has served as a board member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. There, he was involved in planning council events and working with other religious groups on tolerance education initiatives. He also is national board member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a 100,000-member advocacy organization, where he rallies support for Israel among New York’s real estate community. And along with industry superstars Larry Silverstein, Steve Ross and Jonathan Mechanic, among others, Mr. Muss sits on the Board of Advisors for the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University School of Law.