Jay Rhoden is a founding principal of The Macallan Group and focuses on leading the development and implementation of the overall portfolio strategy, business development, community relations, and diligence with respect to new company formation and development opportunities. Jay also oversees all asset and program management, legal, compliance, and serves as the Managing Broker of Macallan Real Estate, LLC (licensed in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and South Carolina).

Previously, Jay was the Chief Development Officer of a master planned community residential development company in metropolitan Atlanta where he oversaw the acquisition and development of over 10,000 lots across multiple communities. Jay began his career in the development group of Carter, a leading Atlanta based developer of high rise office projects across the Southeastern United States. He served at Carter as a Senior Project Manager overseeing projects valued in excess of $250 million.

An Atlanta native, Jay holds Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Florida, and has focused his career on commercial and residential real estate construction and development. Jay also is heavily involved in civic and community affairs and currently serves as a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Council for Quality Growth, the Florida Bar, and is a Board Member of Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership. He also is past president of The Commerce Club’s New Century Forum, a participant in the Atlanta Regional Commission LINK program, and is a graduate of Leadership Cobb, Regional Leadership Institute, and the ULI Center for Leadership. In addition, Jay has served for almost two decades as a local reserve law enforcement officer and is an active volunteer with his church and with the Boy Scouts of America.