Jon Kardon


Jon leads Aria’s development team to execute on development projects portfolio-wide and oversees diligence efforts for new acquisitions.  Jon also spearheads Aria’s initiatives to integrate innovative technologies into each project.  Prior to joining Aria, Jon has 15 years of experience in multifamily real estate development, including ground up construction, renovations and repositioning for approximately 3,000 residential units and 115,000 sf of retail in Washington, DC and New York.  Jon previously held development management positions at market-leading New York City firms Extell Development Company, RXR Realty, and Slate Property Group, executing on a variety of complex residential and mixed-use developments in Manhattan and in Long Island.  Jon launched his career at Washington, DC based boutique firm Level 2 Development, where for ten years he managed the development of six mixed-use projects in Washington, DC.  Jon received a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, with double majors in Economics and Political science.