Jonathan Cakert AIA, NCARB, LEED GA

Associate Principal

Jonathan Cakert

Jonathan Cakert AIA, NCARB, LEED GA

Associate Principal

Jonathan Cakert joined Cooper Carry in 2012 and was named Associate Principal in 2021. Jon helps lead our Hospitality Studio in our Virginia office, and serves as project architect and manager on multiple, mixed-use design efforts across the country. Jon has over 14 years of experience in a diverse number of building typologies and construction types – with a primary focus in designing hotels. His passion is creating a space that elicits a positive social environment, and ultimately a memorable experience for the end user.

Internally, he has helped shape the firm’s Vision, Values & Mission Statement through serving on a firm-wide committee of young leaders who work towards keeping Cooper Carry at the forefront of the industry.

Jon’s roots stem from the beach towns of southern New Jersey but he came to the Washington, DC, area upon graduation from Carnegie Mellon University where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Fine Arts. He is a member of the American Institute of Architect (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is a Member of the Urban Land Institute. Jon is a Registered Architect in the District of Columbia and a LEED Green Associate.

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