Jason Ward currently serves as a Director of Development for Atlantic Residential’s Atlanta portfolio. As Director of Development, he is responsible for managing the construction and development of new multifamily communities within the Atlanta Region.
Before joining Atlantic Residential in 2016, Jason was Manager of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) for MARTA, where he was responsible for facilitating mixed-use, transit-oriented development on land owned by the transit agency. His responsibilities also included the administration and management of a portfolio of long-term ground leases that generate nearly $5 Million in annual revenue for the agency. Before joining MARTA, Mr. Ward’s experience was in the private sector where he co-founded a single-family residential construction and development firm and served as a Land Acquisition Manager and Financial Analyst for two Fortune 500 homebuilders located in the Metro Atlanta area.
Jason’s academic credentials include a Master of Science (MS) in City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Real Estate Certificate from Georgia State University’s J. Mack College of Business and a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Geography & Urban Planning from Penn State University. Jason is a 2017 graduate of the ULI Center for Leadership program.