President & Founder
Jason Berkowitz is the founder and President of Roscoe Properties, Inc., a full-service real estate management and investment company. Mr. Berkowitz founded Roscoe Properties in 2002 with the purchase of a ten-unit apartment building near the University of Texas at Austin. As he grew the business, he set out to capitalize on the upside potential that a strong and closely-held management company can bring.
Today, Roscoe Properties has a growing reputation for providing the most professional and highest quality of services available to property, asset, and construction management. Mr. Berkowitz is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of his multi-family portfolio and developing long-term business plans for individual properties, including capital improvement programs and other value-enhancing initiatives. In addition, he works closely with property management staff to maximize the total revenue, both rental and ancillary, and to facilitate a cost-conscious environment. Mr. Berkowitz has acted as a General Partner in over $1.5 billion of residential and commercial properties and has taken over 15 deals full-cycle.
Mr. Berkowitz has built Roscoe Properties in to a fully-integrated real estate company that manages over 23,000 apartment units across 6 states and 10 major metropolitan cities. With approximately 650 employees, Roscoe Properties has garnered additional value by providing construction, leasing, management, financing, and brokerage capabilities with a brand focused on customer service and enhancing residents’ living experience. Prior to forming Roscoe, Mr. Berkowitz began his entrepreneurial career as an analyst for the NWJ Companies in Philadelphia. Upon returning to Austin to complete his degree in Psychology, Mr. Berkowitz joined the brokerage team at Investors Alliance. He sold over $50 million in commercial real estate within a two-year period.
Mr. Berkowitz formed One-Eighty Construction, Roscoe’s construction division, in 2005. One-Eighty Construction specializes in multi-family redevelopment and capital improvement projects. To date, One-Eighty has completed over $85 million in construction.
Mr. Berkowitz is a licensed real estate broker in Texas. He is a board member for the Anti-Defamation League in Austin.