BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Group announced Jon Frey joined the firm as Managing Director. Jon will co-head the newly created Berkshire Business Development area with John Bottomley, also a Managing Director. This new area includes the functions of Client Relations, Communications, Product Development and Strategic Planning.
“We are very excited to have Jon join the firm in this new role,” stated Chuck Leitner, CEO, Berkshire Group. “He will play a key role in realizing Berkshire’s commitment to meeting the needs of our investors and to having a fully developed and integrated in-house client relations and product strategy capability.”
Prior to joining Berkshire Group, Jon was a Managing Director at The Davis Companies where he headed the Investor Relations division, oversaw a number of the firms early fund investments and was a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee. Jon also held real estate investment management roles at Baypoint Group and AEW. Prior to his real estate career Jon spent 10 years as an executive in the technology industry, primarily in the San Francisco Bay area with Sapient Corporation where he worked with both start-ups and established companies to develop internet-based businesses.
About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company primarily known for its multifamily investment and operational experience. In addition to deploying capital through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, Berkshire invests in opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors through its Venture Investments group. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience. The Company has experience in disciplines including acquisitions, portfolio and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco. As of September 30, 2016, Berkshire Group had approximately $7.1 billion in real estate assets under management. For more information on Berkshire, please visit www.berkshire-group.com.