Cortland appoints Jason Kern to president of investment management
Cortland has appointed Jason Kern to president of investment management, a new role created to support the firm's continued growth in the United States and overseas.
He will help formulate and implement strategies for the management and growth — both organically and through mergers and acquisitions — of the firm by leveraging its areas of competitive advantage and exploring ways to expand its capabilities. In addition, he oversees the investments, capital markets, corporate finance, investor relations, tax, and accounting teams.
Most recently, Kern served as CEO of LaSalle Investment Management’s Americas division for eight years. He was responsible for managing $24 billion of assets under management and leading the company’s real estate private equity and debt businesses, including strategy, personnel, investments, client relationships, and operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Prior to joining LaSalle, Kern founded and led the real estat