Jay serves as President of the Cottages. He was born in Memphis, TN and graduated from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining the Cottages, Jay facilitated the formation of Hickory Senior Living which owns and operates senior living facilities in Mississippi. Before focusing on the senior living industry, he was the Director of Capital Markets at Kimco Realty Corp in New Hyde Park, NY where he facilitated the execution of over $4B in capital raising. Prior to that he was a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Charlotte, NC serving as an originator of CMBS mortgages.