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Jason K. Smith

Jason K. Smith

Senior Project Manager for Real Estate and Sustainability

Jason K. Smith, the senior project manager for real estate and sustainability at MoMA, brings 30 years of private- and public-sector experience in the engineering, construction, and real estate industries.

Smith is responsible for executing MoMA’s multiyear infrastructure capital planning and project-management strategy, guided by the Museum’s sustainability mission.

Smith is a professional engineer and has a BSME from the University of Alaska and an MS from the University of Sussex, England.


Jason K. Smith will be speaking at the Green Museums Summit 2024 :

Strategies To Slash Waste And Maximize Building Efficiency at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art is focused on developing strategic approaches to be a more sustainable and efficient cultural destination for a global audience. Hear from several of MoMA’s dedicated staff working towards drastically reducing waste and energy use in its world-renown campus in the heart of New York City.

Director of Exhibition Design and Production, Lana Hum, will share her team’s nimble approach to waste reduction during the exhibition design process. Sr. Project Manager for Real Estate and Sustainability, Jason Smith, will delve into how he is implementing strategies to minimize the Museum’s energy use while accommodating climate needs in the galleries.

Sr. Manager for Real Estate and Sustainability, Eliana Glicklich, will provide an insider view into how the Museum has cut its materials and waste by more than 50% and how it’s prioritizing metrics and communication approaches to lessen its carbon footprint and engage its staff and visitors on the sustainability journey.

Jason K. Smith