Blake R. Berg is the Managing Principal of Wicker Park Capital Management and the Chairman of the Board at Crawford Square. Blake is primarily responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, portfolio management and investor relations.
Prior to WPCM, Blake spent approximately thirteen years working in U.S. real estate acquisitions for J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets. In his most recent role, Blake was a Managing Director responsible for the oversight of all new investments in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions of the United States, made on behalf of J.P. Morgan’s institutional client base. During his tenure at J.P. Morgan, Blake completed over 65 transactions, totaling more than $6.0 billion, across the office, industrial, retail, multi-family, student housing and self-storage sectors.
Blake is a member of the Urban Land Institute (“ULI”) and serves as the Chair of ULI’s Multi-Family Blue product council. Blake was a founding member of the National Multi-Family Housing Council’s (“NMHC”) 15-person, Emerging Leader council that reports to NMHC’s Board of Directors. Blake earned a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from Northwesternama