Jeanne Darrow Peck joined Berkadia in 2011 and is a mortgage originator in the retail Loan Production group. Berkadia is one of the largest Fannie Mae DUS, Freddie Mac and HUD multifamily lenders and serves as a correspondent to over twenty life insurance company lenders. Jeanne has financed nearly $3.5 billion in her career through acquisitions, permanent / construction loan originations and joint venture / preferred equity placements.
Prior to her start at Berkadia, Jeanne was Vice President of Finance with Fifield Companies where she was charged with risk management, asset management and construction loan closings. Jeanne also spent five years as an Investment Associate at Prudential Real Estate Investors charged with acquisitions throughout the Midwest.
Jeanne serves as a Director with the Real Estate Capital Institute, a leading source of debt and equity underwriting information established in the mid 1980s. With the Institute, she monitors debt pricing and trends impacting current financing structures.
Jeanne earned an undergraduate degree in Real Estate Finance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Masters in Business Administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Business School. She is on the CREW Chicago Board and a delegate to CREW Network, is a mentor for the Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative at Roosevelt University, the Urban Land Institute, Real Estate Finance Forum and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Jeanne is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Sales Broker.