Ms. Rowden leads the Investment Practice, drawing upon her 25 years of expertise in the real estate industry as a legal and investment executive. She has responsibility for all aspects of the Rose Smart Growth Investment Fund, including oversight of acquisitions, financing, asset management and investor relations. Prior to joining Jonathan Rose Companies, Ms. Rowden served as Vice President, General Counsel
and Secretary of The Rockefeller Group, the U.S. subsidiary of Mitsubishi Estate Co, one of the largest real estate concerns in the world.
Ms. Rowden was a Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Cushman&Wakefield. She is currently on the Boards of Maimonides Medical Center and Safe Space NYC (a non-profit social services agency). A member of the Urban Land Institute and the Pension Real Estate Association, Ms. Rowden also is a featured speaker on smart growth investments, the greening of existing buildings, asset management and current trends in the real estate market. Ms. Rowden holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University and law degrees from the University of
Michigan and New York University.