Jay Long joined The Townsend Group in 1994. He is a Principal in the firm and Chair of the Investment Committee. During his tenure at Townsend, Jay led the development of the Special Situations team, which focuses on co-investments and secondary transactions. He has significant due diligence expertise leading the Asian and European due diligence teams and contributes to the discretionary portfolio management and advisory consulting practices.
Mr. Long is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF), the CFA Institute and the Cleveland Society of Security Analysts.
Mr. Long received an MBA from The Ohio State University and a BSBA from Miami University. He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.