Jerry Novack is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) of Bluerock Real Estate, a national real estate investment firm with corporate offices located in Manhattan. A private equity real estate asset manager, Bluerock focuses on Core-Plus, Value-Add, Opportunistic and Development investment strategies. Since forming in 2002, Bluerock has conducted over 9 million square feet of residential and commercial real estate acquisitions. Novack joined the firm back in 2004 and for the last decade has contributed invaluable expertise in the area of public and private financings, operations, and management. As CFO-SEVP, Novack specializes in start-ups and turnarounds with extensive business development experience in diverse industries including real estate, restaurant management and retail.
Prior to joining the team at Bluerock, Novack served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New World Restaurant Group, Inc., currently known as Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. During this time, he was responsible for leading financial information systems, as well as administrating legal and human resources with responsibility for marketing and manufacturing. Novack also led SEC reporting, annual reporting, and proxy statements, all while overseeing approximately 70 employees.
With over 25 years of experience, Jerry Novack is an integral part of Blue Rock Real Estate’s success. His specialties include:
- Capital Raising
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Strategic Planning and Execution
- Start–ups and Turnarounds
- Public Reits
- Captive Broker Dealers
- Commercial Real Estate Asset Management
- Residential Real Estate Asset Managment
- Restaurant and Retail Industries
- Financial Reporting Implementation and Controls
- Public Company Filings
- Corporate and Business Unit Leadership
- Marketing and Sales
- Human Capital Strategies
Jerry Novack obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.