At its recent awards ceremony, NJBIZ recognized Jon Leifer, director-acquisitions of Case Real Estate Capital, LLC, as one of its “2016 Forty Under 40” honorees. Leifer possesses broad experience in acquisitions, development, and asset and portfolio management in both the commercial and residential sectors and has been instrumental in Case scaling up to a $100 million lending and purchasing platform.
Pictured at the awards event are (left to right) Timothy Duggan, shareholder from Stark & Stark; Jon Leifer, director-acquisitions of Case; Don Cummins, senior vice president of Brothers International Corporation.
At Case, Leifer’s responsibilities include sourcing and closing all debt acquisitions as well as originating loans. The firm is known for providing smart situational capital for transitional properties located in the New York metropolitan area, as well as throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and in south Florida. Concentrating on deals in the $2.5 million to $30 million range, Case is active as a high-yield private lender; a purchaser of performing, sub- and non-performing debt; and an equity and mezzanine investor.
During the course of his career, Leifer has completed in excess of $1,000,000,000 worth of property and debt transactions spanning acquisitions, developments, and financings for private and institutional real estate owners and developers. Leifer holds a bachelor’s degree in urban planning and real estate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in real estate from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.