Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager
Jon Frey serves as Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of Berkshire’s Value Funds which focus on making value investments across the rental housing spectrum. Jon was formerly the co-Head of Business Development at Berkshire where he was instrumental in forming a number of the firm’s investment strategies, including its senior housing development fund. Jon is a member of Berkshire’s Investment Committee and Operating Committee.
Prior to joining Berkshire Group, Jon was a Managing Director at The Davis Companies where he managed investor relationships, oversaw a number of the firm’s investments, was a member of the Investment Committee and Executive Committee, and helped establish the firm as an institutional fund manager with over $1 billion of capital under management. Previously, Jon was a Vice President in the opportunity fund group at AEW, where he started his real estate career. Jon has deep transaction experience in all real estate property types and across the capital stack, including in private debt, CME, and CMBS positions. 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. He maintains a strong interest in how technology can improve the built environment. Jon graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He is a member of PREA, ULI, and is a LEED AP.