Jeffrey is responsible for a new business unit within the Investment Management Division that invests in core and core plus real estate assets in the United States on behalf of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Private Wealth Management clients. He has over 25 years of real estate investing experience. Jeffrey joined Goldman Sachs as a managing director in November 2010.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeffrey was responsible for leading real estate investment activity, including both direct investments and joint ventures, throughout the United States for ING Clarion Partners, one of the largest US real estate investment management firms and a wholly owned subsidiary of the ING Group. He served on the firm’s Executive Board, Operating Committee and led its Investment Committee. Prior to joining ING in 1993, Jeffrey was a partner at Hamilton Securities, a Washington, DC-based investment bank. From 1989 to 1992, he was responsible for investment sales at Jones Lang LaSalle. Jeffrey began his real estate investment career in 1983 at the Lawrence Ruben Company, a private development and investment company. He also worked in the real estate department of Chemical Bank and in the equity research group at CS First Boston.
Jeffrey is vice chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), chairman of the IOPC Gold Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and member of the board of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). He has also served as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Columbia Business School since 2004.
Jeffrey earned a BS in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Columbia University.