Jack Koch is a Principal of The Townsend Group and Head of Townsend’s Global Advisory Services. Additionally, Mr. Koch is the lead Principal and primary relationship manager for a number of the firm’s Advisory Consulting clients, which include U.S. and international public pension plans, taxable investors, and foundations. Mr. Koch has extensive portfolio level experience in the creation and implementation of investment policies, strategies and guidelines. His experience also includes and provision and advice on program structuring across a broad range of risk/return objectives, manager selection and due diligence, as well as performance analytics and monitoring.
Prior to joining The Townsend Group, Mr. Koch worked for National City Bank within the Structured Finance Group. His responsibilities included the analysis and ultimate buy recommendations on financing opportunities in the syndicated loan market. Additionally, he managed a multi-industrial portfolio of highly leveraged, non-investment grade loans. Mr. Koch has also spent a considerable amount of time living and working in Latin America while employed with a leading global retailer
Mr. Koch is an Advisory Board member and contributor to several real estate associations, a member of the PREA, and a frequent speaker and moderator at industry and client conferences.
Mr. Koch received a MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and BA from Lafayette College.