March 13, 2019: Jonathan Kayne was hired as the Acting Director of the Washington, D.C., Office of Public-Private Partnerships by Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday, March 8, 2019. Kayne was most recently a Director of Special Projects for the D.C. Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development. Kayne previously worked for the DBT Development Group as a chief operating officer. From 2008 to 2016, Kayne worked at the Department of General Services, where his positions included Acting Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Associate Director. Kayne has also worked as a senior vice president at Stellar Management; as a senior vice president and director of real estate at Federal Realty Investment Trust; as a vice president at Charles E. Smith Residential; and as a vice president at LaSalle Advisors. Kayne received his master’s degree in real estate from Johns Hopkins University.