Jeff Cherner

Managing Director, Cresset Real Estate Partners

About Jeff

Jeff serves as Managing Director of Cresset Real Estate Partners and has more than 35 years of experience in the real estate industry, including acquisition, ownership, financing, re-development, and sale of commercial real estate, as well as expertise in structuring tax-enhanced partnerships for syndication.

Jeff participated in acquiring Baird & Warner Real Estate Capital, one of the nation’s leading mortgage brokers, in 1997 in a leveraged buyout. Acting as Principal, he increased the loan servicing portfolio from $400 million to $1.2 billion, and mortgage loan production from $300 million annually to more than $1 billion. The company was sold to a national mortgage banking company in 2007.

Jeff holds an undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).