Caroline Vary (Board Member since 2016) is Managing Director of the Jonathan Rose Companies. Caroline brings over 18 years of experience in design, construction, development, asset management and leasing and financing to her role as a Director of the Connecticut Office. Ms. Vary joined Jonathan Rose Companies in 2007 to lead development projects in the Connecticut regional office. She oversees all aspects of real estate development and construction, including: pre-development planning, due diligence activities, contract negotiations, oversight of consultants and contractors, coordination with partners as well as city and state government offices, reporting to lenders, community relations, coordination of marketing and leasing efforts and oversight of property management. Ms. Vary is currently overseeing the residential component of the mixed-use Stamford Metro Green Development, a 5-acre transit-oriented development site immediately adjacent to the Stamford train station. Ms. Vary received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture with a focus on urban planning and renewal, as well as housing design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Ms. Vary is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and is a frequent speaker at multiple trade related organizations in both New York and Connecticut.