Leadership

Jeff Barone Associate Partner

Jeff joined Townsend in 2009 and currently serves as an Associate Partner within Townsend’s portfolio management team with a primary focus on the firm’s direct real estate strategies.

Jeff has helped lead investment strategy implementation and portfolio management for eight Townsend-managed real estate funds including two open‐end and six closed‐end programs totaling approximately $2B of investor capital. Jeff also helps lead market coverage and underwriting activity for the firm’s real estate secondary investments, as well as for a number of the firm’s direct real estate programs. Jeff also oversees currency hedging strategies across several of the firm’s global investment programs. Ancillary to his investment-related responsibilities, Jeff also helps lead investor relations and distribution activity for Townsend’s fund management business.

Prior to joining Townsend, Jeff worked for an Ohio-based commercial real estate development and property management company.

Jeff is a CFA® charterholder and received his B.S. in Finance from Miami University’s Richard T. Farmer School of Business.