Stronghill Capital is an established, respected national direct lender serving entrepreneurial owners of income-producing real estate. The small balance
lender, owned by ArrowMark, focuses on loan solutions that range from $500,000 – $5 million for commercial and investor residential real estate.
In 2019, Stronghill Capital hired Jack Cohen, a commercial real estate industry veteran, to come up with a strategy to transform the company with an aggressive growth execution plan. Experienced as an owner operator for more than 40 years, Mr. Cohen, through DarkKnightVentures, applies intellectual and/or economic capital in order to accelerate the success and promote growth in performance. As a mentor, coach, consultant, adviser and investor, Jack, develops talent, creates and manages high performance teams, grows revenue, solves issues of sales origination, capital formation, corporate recapitalization, scaling and organization and strategy. Mr. Cohen started his career at Cohen Financial before taking the lead of the firm as CEO for 26 years. Mr. Cohen has held several Professional Affiliations, including Association Presidents of Chartered Realty Investor and Commercial Real Estate Finance Council (“CREFC”), Commercial Real Estate Finance/Multifamily Board of Governors (“COMBOG”) and has sat on the big board at Mortgage Bankers Association (“MBA”). Additionally, Mr. Cohen currently serves as a non-executive Vice-Chairman at 3650 REIT. In January of 2020, Mr. Cohen took over as President and Chief Innovation Officer at Stronghill Capital.
A client since August, 2019, Mr. Cohen generously made time to sit down with RealINSIGHT to discuss his views on the adoption of CRE technology and his plans for Stronghill Capital.