Jenny is the Finance Manager at Focus. She joined our team in 2016 as an expert in commercial real estate. She is responsible for sourcing debt and equity for all development projects and works closely with our brokers and investor partners in property acquisition and disposition.
Jenny’s career in finance began at Bank of America where she quickly worked her way from Debt Products Underwriter to Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Special Assets Group in less than five years. As Vice President, she was responsible for the performance and compliance reports for a $500 million loan portfolio of distressed assets. After six years at Bank of America, Jenny moved into a Senior Production Analyst role at CBRE in the Debt & Structure Finance Group. While at CBRE, her small team was responsible for raising debt and equity capital averaging $1.3 billion in total volume each year. She secured funds for notable transactions in the Chicagoland area including Alta at K Station, Chestnut Place, and Uptown La Grange.
Jenny earned a B.S. in Business with a major in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2006. She holds an active Illinois Brokers License and is a member of both the Urban Land Institute and the Real Estate Financial Forum.