Jenny Bernell has joined East River Partners (ERP) as director of development. The New York-based company acquires and develops residential properties in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Bernell previously served as project director at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)'s capital division, where she managed the design and construction of interagency buildings, infrastructure, and park projects across New York City. Before that she was a project manager at Leggat McCall Properties and worked with Winn Development, both in the Boston area.
"We are thrilled that Ms. Bernell is joining our team," said ERP co-founders Joseph Cohen and Jody Kriss. "Someone of her caliber will help us execute our current development pipeline at the highest level and expand our capacity to tackle new opportunities in New York City."
Bernell holds a Master's of Architecture from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, and earned her bachelor's degree from Yale University.