President and Executive Managing Director
Jeffrey Cohen is the President of Island Capital Group and serves as one of the Company’s Executive Managing Directors. Mr. Cohen has been a principal of the company since it was established in 2003.
Prior to Island Capital Group, Mr. Cohen was an Executive Vice President of Insignia Financial Group, Inc., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, principal investment opportunities and Insignia's fund management activities. Before joining Insignia in 1997, Mr. Cohen served as a corporate attorney with the New York City law firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance), working primarily on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and capital markets matters.
Mr. Cohen earned a juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Albany Law School in 1993 and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont in 1990, where he majored in Political Science and Economics. Additionally, he is a Trustee of Dean College in Franklin, MA and serves on the Board's Executive Committee and Investment Committee.