Aptitude is a well respected niche real estate development firm.


With a concentrated focus on student housing, Aptitude has been consistently delivering significant returns to its investors through an ornate ability to find and create value in land identification and acquisitions, the design and approvals process, and ultimately construction management.


Jared Hutter

Jared Hutter founded BLVD Equities in 2014 with the intention of developing ground-up purpose built student housing throughout the United States. The company successfully completed their first student housing development, #BLVD404, at Syracuse University.  With BLVD and now Aptitude Development, Jared's expertise and focus is on finding, entitling, and building the best student housing locations around the country.  Prior to starting his own firm, Jared was involved in the building, purchase, and management of several hundred million dollars of real estate throughout all sectors.  Jared Hutter holds a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Entreprenuership from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.

Brian Rosen

Brian Rosen, the President of Rosen Property Group, is experienced in all aspects of development, from acquisition and construction to turn-key delivery of homes. The company's unique ability to bring added value to properties is the cornerstone of its success. RPG has a multi-family portfolio of over 5,000 units in the Northeast. Brian holds a Bachelor's Degree from the School of Management at Syracuse University.