Lecturer, MIT Center for Real Estate
Ms. Cookke is an accomplished real estate professional with over 25 years of experience in Corporate Real Estate, Real Estate Development, and Entrepreneurship. She has a broad-based background within the industry including asset and portfolio management, market research, capital markets, financial and development analysis. Jennifer began her career directing the corporate real estate operations for Fortune 500 companies. In 2001 she left Corporate America to become a real estate entrepreneur and has developed and owns a significant portfolio of privately held commercial real estate. Her firm, F.H. French Company, is a full-service real estate firm offering services including the acquisition and development of commercial properties, asset management, commercial brokerage, consulting, construction management and valuation services.
Jen Cookke received her B.S from Boston University, an MBA and an MS in Real Estate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is a member of the faculty of MIT’s Center for Real Estate.
Jen’s interest and research focus in the areas of emerging real estate ventures, structuring, and product types as well as private/partnerships.