Jon Strain joined Juniper Capital from Goldman Sachs in September 2016. He will be heading up the real estate business for the partnership. Mr. Strain was co-head of Goldman Sachs U.S. Real Estate Finance where he was responsible for balance sheet and CMBS lending, securitization and marketing of CMBS and other complex mortgage and mezzanine debt capital. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he ran commercial mortgage capital markets at J.P. Morgan for 7 years. Previous roles including real estate credit investing for Dillon Read Capital hedge fund (UBS) and head of CMBS syndication and trading at Morgan Stanley.
Before his Wall Street career, Mr. Strain worked at a real estate developer in Chicago with extensive direct experience in the construction, leasing and management of office, industrial, apartment and hotel developments with the Fifield Companies. Mr. Strain is a former member of the CREFC Board of Governors and a graduate of Brown University. He is currently on the boards of the Tewaaraton Foundation and Montclair Kimberly Academy.