Sr. Project Manager Member 

Mr. Cohen is Project Manager & Developer for J.Forrest Development. He oversees portfolios of residential, office, commercial, and mixed-used developments. Jon is responsible of all phases of development, from planning, rezoning, assembly, and acquisition onward with the support of our team. He facilitates the definition of project missions, goals, tasks, and resource requirements. Mr.Cohen resolves or assists in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas.  He also develops methods to monitor projects and provide corrective supervision as necessary.

Office Manager

Kimberly Sciarrillo is the administrative manager of J. Forrest Development, LLC. She is the first line of communications and ensures the administrative aspect of the business is running and organized.  She manages and coordinates administrative support services, facilities, security and record management as well as monitoring contract budgets.  She coordinates invoices, marketing and advertising, and provide assistance to employees.

Administrator of Accounting

Inka Mellon is the administrator of accounting for J. Forrest Development, LLC. Her role is ensuring that all the books are kept in order and all financial transactions are accounted for properly in order to abide by all tax laws and financial regulations. Mrs. Mellon also handles the data entry, bookkeeping, taxes, financial reporting, and monitoring transactions. She keeps the firm current on applicable legislation and regulations.

Project Engineer & Estimator

Maricel Jimenez  estimates the costs associated with upcoming projects and the impact a project will have on the organization.  She  works closely with Project Managers to determine the costs associated with completing the scope of work in a tender.  She also manages and coordinates administrative support services, monitors budgets for contracts, and coordinates invoices, marketing, advertising, and assistance to coworkers.​​

Carpenter Superintendent 

Sergio Fajardo  is responsible for the supervision of all  crew of skilled and  assigned to individual projects. He provides direction, leadership, supports and holds all field crew responsible and accountable for meeting their responsibilities, goals, commitments and provides the necessary information and leadership in this regard. 

J. Forrest Development is licensed, bonded, and insured.

Jonathan Cohen


Our Promise

​​​J. Forrest Development is a full-service development company driven by an internal team of talented professionals whose combined scope of experience includes acquisitions, finance, interior design, development, construction, property management, broker, sales and accounting. Our executive team oversees every aspect of each project, from conception to completion. We devote the time, energy and resources to deliver our commitment.

J. Forrest Development, LLC

226 Selleck Street, Suite B

Stamford, CT 06902

Phone: 203.973.7250

Jonathan has been in the real estate and construction industry for over 15 years.  As a builder Jonathan has overseen over 600 Million dollars of construction including, residential, commercial, retail, hotel, education, healthcare and multifamily projects.

Jonathan earned his bachelor's in civil engineering from Tufts University and his master;s in real estate from Cornell University.  Jonathan spend the next 5 years working for two highly regarded Connecticut-Based Developers, RMS Companies and Spinnaker Real Estate Partners.  As a team member, he was able to participate in, construct, manage, lease, market or sell over hundreds of millions of dollars of real estate before forming J. Forrest Development, LLC.

Meet Our Team

​​​For prompt, friendly, quality real estate development services, choose the most highly recommended contractor for your next construction, or development project. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of service throughout Fairfield County, CT. 

Our team of experts has successfully executed and delivered a wide range of real estate projects-on budget and on time- while creating the greatest possible value for the investment. We will listen to your needs, wants, and concerns and then come back to you with a logical and feasible plan. J. Forrest Development is famous for our honest cost estimates and on-time, on budget construction services in the CT area. We want to see your design dreams come to life as much as you do. **Also we are top contractors in new home construction & development in Darien & consulting services in Darien.**

We promise that our work is outstanding. We guarantee our work, and will do whatever it takes to make you, the client, satisfied. 

J. Forrest Development is proud to be apart of the State of Connecticut Supplier Diversity Program as a Small Business Enterprise.

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