About Pantzer Properties
Edward S. Pantzer is Chairman & CEO of Pantzer Properties, Inc. and a Principal of the Panco Strategic Real Estate Funds. He is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Since founding the predecessor entity to Pantzer Properties, Inc. in 1971, Edward Pantzer has purchased more than 15,000 apartment units and over 2 million square feet of retail and office properties in his 40 year career. Edward Pantzer and his affiliates have completed in excess of $4 billion of transactions inclusive of acquisitions, sales and refinancings.
Edward Pantzer is a National Trustee of the Baltimore Museum of Art, a member of the Board of Overseers of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a founding member of the Wharton Real Estate Center of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a member of the Wharton Real Estate Center Advisory Board. He has involvement with numerous other organizations and philanthropies and has endowed a scholarship at University of Pennsylvania to benefit students who have lost one or both parents.
Edward Pantzer earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University and attended Brooklyn Law School.
Jason Pantzer is Co-President of Pantzer Properties, Inc. and a Principal of the Panco Strategic Real Estate Funds. He is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Jason is responsible for the acquisition, disposition, financial structuring, and asset management of all of the firm’s investments. Jason has over 18 years of real estate experience, and has worked in the real estate and/or mortgage finance groups of Ackman-Ziff, ING and Lehman Brothers. Jason received a BA with honors distinction from The University of Pennsylvania. He is an active member of numerous charitable organizations and he currently serves on The Board of Trustees of The Trinity School and as Co-Chair of The Trinity School Annual Fund, The Penn Fund Executive Board, and The Advisory Committee of The Heyman Center on Corporate Governance at Cardozo Law School. Jason has endowed student scholarships at both The University of Pennsylvania and Cardozo Law School.
Jordan Pantzer is Co-President of Pantzer Properties, Inc. and a Principal of the Panco Strategic Real Estate Funds. He is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Jordan oversees all of the Firm’s investment, financing, asset management and fund raising efforts. With over 15 years of real estate and finance experience, Jordan has worked in the real estate investment banking, real estate lending and real estate investment groups of Starwood Capital Group, Lazard, Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch. Jordan received his BA in Political Science and Certificate in Markets and Management from Duke University. Jordan is an active member of numerous charitable organizations and he currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University and is a member of the New York Weill Cornell Council at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Michael Pantzer is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Panco Management Corporation and has been engaged in the management of more than 15,000 apartment units and over 2 million square feet of retail and office properties throughout the United States. With 30 years of experience in the real estate industry and under his leadership Panco Management Corporation has grown into a major multifaceted real estate management organization providing services and expertise that include property management, asset management, marketing, leasing, accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, capital improvements, insurance evaluation, human resources / compliance, cash management, information systems and risk management. Michael received his BS in Journalism with a concentration in Marketing from Boston University and attended the MBA Program at Columbia University. He is a member of both the New Jersey and Delaware Apartment Associations.
Robert Weiner serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Panco Management Corporation. Robert is responsible for the management and supervision of the day-to-day financial operations including its accounting processes, internal and external reporting and treasury functions. Additionally, he is responsible for the Company’s audit engagements, commercial banking relationships and information technology. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked for the E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group and the Schonbraun McCann Group where he performed accounting and consulting assignments for real estate owners, operators and funds in the commercial and residential real estate industry. From 1995 through 2002 he was the Vice President of Finance for Reckson Associates Realty Corp, an NYSE listed company. Robert is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State. He has a Master of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University with a concentration in Public Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Albany with a concentration in Finance.
Ian Berman is responsible for sourcing, tracking, evaluation, underwriting, strategic planning, and execution of both debt and equity investments. Upon acquisition Ian monitors asset performance, develops strategies for maximizing NOI, implements and oversees leasing and capital initiatives, and manages the on-site property managers. Ian has developed an analytics tool that is used for both existing property performance and assessment of future acquisitions. As a LEED Green Associate he oversees the implementation of Energy Tracking systems that will aim to lower utility expenses across the portfolio. Ian has experience in all facets of the Real Estate lifecycle from acquisition to development to management to disposition. Prior to joining the firm, Ian was an Asset Manager for the Jonathan Rose Companies. He has also worked as a Senior Development Associate at the Trammell Crow Company, and as a Project Engineer at Clark Construction. He has an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Science and Engineering from Duke University.
Alexandra Engler is responsible for the underwriting and execution of debt and equity investments and the development of strategic business plans. She leads the asset management process by monitoring the investment performance of each asset, making recommendations and implementing strategies for value creation and leveraging her operational expertise to re-brand and reposition assets in the marketplace and to carry out the funds’ investment strategy. Alexandra plays an integral role in financial reporting and investor reporting. Prior to joining the Firm, Alexandra was Vice President for The Athena Group in New York City where she engaged in acquisitions and structuring, created asset-level business plans and budgets, directed sales and marketing strategies, negotiated with lenders, and was a leader in equity fundraising. Alexandra has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with dual majors in Finance and Marketing, from Georgetown University.