Jared Della Valle has been a real estate professional and architect for more than 18 years and has managed the acquisition and predevelopment of more than 1 million sf in New York City along the Highline, In the Hudson Yards and in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Jared Della Valle sits on the Board of the Van Alen Institute, the Architecture League of New York, and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. He has previously taught at Columbia University, Syracuse University, Washington University, Parsons School of Constructed Environments and Lehigh University. Jared has widely lectured at major universities and institutions and his work has been the subject of more than 50 articles and publications including a monograph entitled “Think/Make” published by Princeton Architecture Press. He holds a B.A. from Lehigh University and Master’s degrees in both Architecture and Construction Management from Washington University, St. Louis, MO. He is a LEED Certified, licensed Architect in New York State, holds an NCARB (National College of Architectural Registration Boards) Certificate and is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects).