Ben is Co-Founder and CEO of Fundrise. Ben’s responsibilities cover partnerships, real estate investment oversight, day-to-day management, and corporate finance, as well as setting the long-term strategy and goals for the company.
With over 19 years of experience, Ben acquired, developed, and financed more than $500 million of property in his time as Managing Partner of WestMill Capital Partners and President of Western Development Corporation, a major mixed-use development company in Washington, D.C with more than 3 million square feet under management.
Ben began his career as an analyst for Lubert-Adler, a private equity real estate fund. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he sits on the board of National Center for Children and Families.