Jennifer Nellany

Jennifer Nellany is the General Counsel for Kushner Companies, a diversified real estate owner, developer, and operator, specializing in multifamily.  She is based in New York, NY and she is responsible for all legal matters at the company.  Previously, Jennifer was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Tishman Hotel & Realty and Tishman Capital Partners, overseeing legal and compliance matters for Tishman’s multiple business lines.  Her previous roles include Global General Counsel and Secretary for kgb, Special Counsel with Fried Frank, General Counsel and Secretary for Morgans Hotel Group, and a Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware, a Juris Doctor degree with Tax Honors from Rutgers University School of Law and an LLM degree in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. Jennifer became involved with the sarcoma community when her first husband, Michael, was diagnosed with synovial cell sarcoma at age 29.  When he lost his battle with the disease in 2006, she teamed up with some of Michael’s family and friends to sponsor an annual golf outing, Putts for Ped, in his memory.  All of the proceeds from Putts for Ped have been donated to support the sarcoma community.  She is excited to join the Board of the Sarcoma Foundation of America and to continue to support the sarcoma community to which she has become so attached. Jennifer and her husband, Gerry, live in New York City with their daughter, Frances.