Citizen & Company

Aaron Z Cohen

Aaron Cohen is a native of Center City Philadelphia. In 2008, Aaron formed Citizen & Company as a business development company that provides advisory services and seeks to develop and invest in companies or assets ripe for repositioning or significant growth.

For the previous five years prior to forming Citizen & Company, Aaron served in a development management capacity for Brandywine Realty Trust. Aaron was involved in managing Brandywine's global development pipeline, as well as in various Center City Philadelphia-based initiatives including the development and planning of transformative mixed-use real estate investments along both the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers. These projects included the redevelopment of the Main US Post Office, the Annex Buildings at 30th Street Station, as well as, the largest swath of privately owned land along the central Delaware riverfront.

Aaron received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University. He also holds a Master Degree in City Planning and a Degree Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development from a joint program between the Wharton School of Business and the Graduate School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania. Aaron still lives in Center City Philadelphia.