Jay is a principal in Douglass Winthrop Advisors, LLC. Previously, Jay was a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at JP Morgan Chase, where he provided financial and strategic advice to companies in a range of industries. Jay also worked at Hambrecht & Quist LLC, helping early stage companies raise capital in private and public markets.
In 2014 Jay was appointed to the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP). He is a Chairman of the Conservation Fund and former Chairman of American Farmland Trust.
Jay received an AB from Harvard College in 1986 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1992.