Jon is Realty’s Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer. He established the
company in 2017 as his family office upon retiring from Blackstone, where he was a senior
executive in the Real Estate group.
At Realty, Jon is responsible for the firm’s investment activities in both Real Estate and
PropTech. He oversees the deployment of Realty’s balance sheet, and leads several of
Realty’s key capital relationships, including co-investment and operating partner
Jon gained extensive experience both in the boardroom, having served on the boards of
Logicor, Office First (IVG), Songbird (Canary Wharf), Multi Corporation, TLG, Corestate,
Round Hill Capital and GSW (now Deutsche Wohnen), as well as on the ground, leading the
operational, corporate, and development strategy of over 25 billion euros of Real Estate
from single assets to large portfolios. Over his career, he has bought, managed, and sold
tens of millions of square meters of Real Estate across Europe. Key highlights include the
creation of Logicor, Blackstone’s marquee logistics and industrial business, which grew to
be the largest in Europe, and Multi Corporation, a distressed retail developer that was
transformed into one of Europe’s largest retail asset management businesses, owning or
managing more than 150 centers at its peak.
Through Realty Corporation, Jon currently serves as a senior adviser to McKinsey & Company,
advising clients around the globe on their investment strategy and priorities.
Jon’s previous roles included serving as a managing director at Blackstone, an executive
director at Goldman Sachs, and various investment and development positions at Tishman
Speyer and Morgan Stanley.
He graduated with highest honors from Princeton University, and received an MBA with honors
in Real Estate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.