President and Executive Managing Director
Jeffrey Cohen is the President of both C-III Capital Partners and Island Capital Group, a subsidiary of which is the external manager of C-III Capital Partners. He has been a principal of Island Capital Group since it was established in 2003. Mr. Cohen also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Exantas Capital Corp. (NYSE: XAN), which is externally managed by a subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners.
Prior to joining Island Capital Group in 2003, Mr. Cohen was an Executive Vice President of Insignia Financial Group (NYSE: IFS). During his time at Insignia, he focused on mergers and acquisitions, principal investment opportunities and Insignia's fund management interests. Before joining Insignia, Mr. Cohen served as a corporate attorney with the New York City law firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance) where he primarily worked on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate finance.
Mr. Cohen earned a juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont, where he majored in Political Science and Economics. He is a Trustee of Dean College in Franklin, MA and serves on the Board’s Executive Committee and Investment/Finance Committee.