The CRE Finance Council today announce the appointment of Jack M. Cohen as President of CREFC.
Cohen begins his one-year term as President of the organization today. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of Cohen Financial, a national real estate capital services company and an originator of CRE debt and equity transactions.
Cohen follows Lisa Pendergast, managing director, CMBS strategy and risk for Jefferies, who served as President of CREFC for the past twelve months.
The appointment of the CRE Finance Council President occurs during the organization’s annual meeting, the June convention, now taking place in New York. Today’s appointment of Cohen as President of CREFC for 2011-2012 also coincides with the naming of Paul Vanderslice, managing director, Citigroup capital markets, as President-Elect of the association.