Cortland has appointed Jason Kern as Head of Investment Management


AtlantaAnd Jan 19 2022 /PRNewswire/- CortlandA vertically integrated multi-family real estate investment, development and management company Jason Kern Head in investment management, a new role created to support the company’s continued growth in United State and outside.

Jason Kern, Head of Investment Management, Cortland

Kern reports to Cortland CEO, Stephen D. Francisand will assist in the formulation and implementation of strategies for the management and growth – both organically and through mergers and acquisitions – of the company by taking advantage of its areas of competitive advantage and exploring ways to expand its capabilities. In addition, he oversees the investment teams, capital markets, corporate finance, investor relations, taxation and accounting.

“Using strategic investments to spur growth has been my focus throughout my career,” Kern said. “I am excited to join a rapidly growing organization, driven by values ​​and with a passion for innovation and collaboration, and I am truly inspired to be part of this talented team.”

Most recently, Kern served as CEO of the Americas division at LaSalle Investment Management for eight years. Was responsible for management 24 billion dollars Assets under management and leadership of the company’s private equity and debt business, including strategy, employees, investments, customer relationships, and operations in United StateAnd Canada, And Mexico.

Prior to LaSalle, Kern founded and led real estate and housing consultancy, Asia Pacific Work for HSBC United States of Americaand prior to that he spent 17 years with JP Morgan in United StateAnd Europe, And Asia PacificMost of them are in executive positions in the global real estate and residency investment banking group.

“Creating this role is vital to support Cortland’s growth and foster continued success while maintaining the company’s existing business continuity and strength,” CEO Stephen D. Francis He said. “Jason’s depth of global experience gives us confidence that he will lead with an innovative mindset and strategy to help move Cortland to the next stage of our growth.”

Kern has served on the boards of directors of the JLL Income Property Trust, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), and the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE). Earned a master’s degree in business administration in finance and accounting in New york university Stern School of Business and BA in Economics and English Literature at Colgate University.

About Cortland

Cortland is a vertically integrated, multi-family real estate investment, development and management company focused on providing residential living experiences that are resident-focused and hospitality-based. Headquartered in AtlantaCortland, Inc. operates and invests, directly or indirectly, in more than 200 residential communities comprising more than 70,000 homes in the United States with regional offices in CharlotteAnd DallasAnd DenverAnd HoustonAnd Orlando And Tampa. Cortland has extensive experience acquiring, developing, renovating, owning and operating multi-family communities, utilizing its construction, design, property, asset and investment management services. Internationally, Cortland maintains a management and development platform in the UK.

Cortland is a Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Top 50 Home Owners and Managers Top Performing Online Reputation Brand in 2021 (Reputation Score by Website), a Certified Best Workplace™ (2021) company. For more information, please visit

The previous press release is for informational purposes only. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as a solicitation to provide investment advice or services, nor a solicitation to buy or sell any security. Information about investing in a Cortland Fund is only available in the form of private placement notes and other offer documents that contain information to help investors evaluate Cortland Funds’ investment objectives, risks, fees, and expenses, among other factors, before considering an investment.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. Opinions, forecasts, projections or other statements, other than statements of historical facts, are forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place improper reliance on these forward-looking statements. Due to various risks and uncertainties, actual events, results or performance could differ materially from those expressed or contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Nothing in this presentation should be relied upon as a guarantee, promise, assurance or acknowledgment of the future. These forward-looking statements have not been reviewed by anyone outside of Cortland, and while Cortland believes these statements are reasonable, they involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties. Unless required by law, Cortland has no obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statement to reflect circumstances or events after the date of this press release or to report the occurrence of unforeseen events. Cortland’s past and present performance is not an indication of future results, and no representation is being made that any investment in Cortland will achieve its objectives or that any Cortland strategy will succeed. This press release is not a personalized investment advice or an investment recommendation by Cortland.



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