Mr. Kelly is currently serving as the JBG SMITH Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as a Managing Partner and a member of JBG’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. He previously was co-head of the firm’s Investments Group and was primarily responsible for JBG’s investment strategy and the investment and acquisition activity of the JBG Investment Funds. Prior to joining the JBG Companies in 2004, he was a co-founder of ODAC Inc., a media software company, and worked in private equity and investment banking with Thomas H. Lee Partners in Boston and Goldman Sachs, & Co in New York.
Mr. Kelly currently serves as a Trustee of the Federal City Council and is a member of the Economic Club of Washington! D.C. He is Vice-Chair of the Medstar Health Washington Hospital Center Board of Directors. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Ayuda, an immigrant focused non-profit organization in the D.C. metro area. He is also a member of The Urban Land Institute and The Real Estate Group and has lectured at Georgetown University and The University of Notre Dame. Mr. Kelly holds a B.A. with honors from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.