Bachelor of Science @
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: Residential and Commercial Real Estate Deal Sourcing and Negotiation, Acquisitions and Development, and Financing and Asset Management; Market Analysis / Highest and Best Use Analysis, Property Due Diligence, and Financial Feasibility Analysis / Underwriting. Concentration in residential, retail, mixed-use, and industrial properties as well as distressed real estate turnaround and non-performing note purchases, resolutions, and restructurings
Specialties: Residential and Commercial Real Estate Deal Sourcing and Negotiation, Acquisitions and Development, and Financing and Asset Management; Market Analysis / Highest and Best Use Analysis, Property Due Diligence, and Financial Feasibility Analysis / Underwriting. Concentration in residential, retail, mixed-use, and industrial properties as well as distressed real estate turnaround and non-performing note purchases, resolutions, and restructurings (NPLs). Experience in assemblage, entitlements, asset re-positioning, and financing for suburban, urban infill, and logistics projects.
Director of Acquisitions @ Case acquires sub- and non-performing commercial real estate loans and value-add / redevelopment properties with a focus on multifamily, industrial, retail, office, land, and special purpose assets located on the eastern seaboard. Responsible for sourcing transactions, contract negotiations, due diligence, co-investment capital raising, and JV partnership structuring. Also participate in investment business plan creation, asset management, and investment dispositions. From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Director of Acquisitions @ From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Director, Market Advisory Services @ Provided conceptual planning, due diligence, project positioning and infrastructure advisory, impact and feasibility analysis, and other development advisory for real estate projects (across all asset classes). From November 2012 to September 2013 (11 months) Associate @ Sourced aviation-related investments and developments, provided acquisition and development analytic support, assembled deal books, financing and refinancing packages, created proposals for RFP responses and ground lease renegotiations, and developed valuations and asset management strategies for the Aeroterm - CalPERS $1B on-airport cargo warehouse / transportation logistics portfolio. From April 2011 to November 2012 (1 year 8 months) Senior Associate @ Provided conceptual planning, due diligence, project positioning and infrastructure advisory, impact and feasibility analysis, and other development advisory for real estate projects (across all asset classes). From November 2010 to March 2011 (5 months) Acquisitions Intern @ Underwrote multifamily building and portfolio acquisitions, assessing asset condition, positioning, rent rolls, and financial statements to inform pro formas and waterfalls for eastern seaboard investments. From June 2010 to October 2010 (5 months) Acquisitions Intern @ Canvassed Northern New Jersey train station areas for residential TOD opportunities. From May 2010 to June 2010 (2 months) Property Management Intern @ Created scope of service RFPs, solicited bids, and negotiated contracts to manage portfolio expenses. From February 2010 to May 2010 (4 months) Intern @ Evaluated public subsidy benefits to assess impacts of economic development incentive programs. From September 2009 to February 2010 (6 months) Student @ From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Analyst @ Provided consulting work including development advisory; market studies; financial feasibility and highest and best use / demand analysis; and tenanting and economic development strategies. Work engaged residential, lifestyle retail, mixed-use town center, transit-oriented, and university projects throughout the eastern United States; Clients included private property owners, developers, municipalities, universities, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and New York City Economic Development Corporation. From January 2008 to May 2009 (1 year 5 months) Acquisitions Associate @ Managed raw land search efforts and assessment of entitled for-sale projects in 8 New York Metro Area counties, vetting direct equity investments between $3 and $25 million. Evaluated site, market, and return potential, distilling information into investment memoranda supported by cash flow models (IRR, cash-on-cash yield). Prepared RFP responses and due diligence items and participated in Go/No Go meetings. From November 2005 to May 2007 (1 year 7 months) Project Manager @ Gathered zoning data and client business requirements and provided site analysis for this eminent domain consultancy, comparing site functionality and land use potential before and after takings. Resulting impact reports provided testimony for law firms engaged in eminent domain litigation. From June 2004 to September 2005 (1 year 4 months)
Masters, Real Estate @ The Johns Hopkins University From 2009 to 2010 Certificate, Accounting, Statistics, Corporate Finance @ University of California, Berkeley From 2009 to 2009 Bachelor of Science, Urban Planning @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology From 2001 to 2005 Montclair Kimberley Academy Jonathan Leifer is skilled in: Due Diligence, Real Estate, Feasibility Studies, Property Management, Asset Management, Urban Planning, Property, Acquisitions, Negotiation, Valuation, Entitlements, Hotels, Project Bidding, Mixed-use, Commercial Real Estate
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