Jerold E. “Jerry” Novack is a natural born leader. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) of Bluerock Real Estate, a national real estate investment firm that manages private equity real estate assets, Bluerock focuses on Core-Plus, Value-Add, Opportunistic and Development investment strategies.

Jerry 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. Since its 2002 inception, Bluerock has conducted over 9 million square feet of residential and commercial real estate acquisitions.

Prior to joining the team at Bluerock, Jerry 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 and a B.S. in Accounting from CUNY Brooklyn, Jerry Novack is an integral part of Blue Rock Real Estate’s success. He’s also an expert in a wide array of fields including mergers and acquisitions, human capital strategies, and residential real estate management. Jerry Novack has been working with and for people his entire life, and now hopes to serve as a mentor and educator for the next generation of CEOs who will change the world.