Jeff joined Digital Realty in August 2013 and is currently one of the EMEA Co-Managing Directors (MD) and a Senior Vice President, and Head of the Portfolio Management Group. In his MD role, Jeff is responsible for working with the global senior management team to deliver a strategy and results for the EMEA region in all facets of the business.
A major focus of his responsibility within the global portfolio is working with the sales team on multi-regional transactions and negotiating global agreements with major customers. Jeff is also a member of Digital Realty's Investment Committee and a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
Before joining Digital Realty, Jeff spent 18 years within the private equity real estate group at Fidelity Investments, followed by two years with Long Wharf Real Estate Partners. Jeff served as managing director of both firms and was a principal in acquiring and structuring joint ventures in all forms of commercial real estate for the company-sponsored value-add investment vehicles.
Jeff holds an MBA in Finance from Bentley University, a BA in Business and Economics from Saint Anselm College, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.