Vice President, Shareholder
Jill Sherman specializes in working with the company’s build-to-suit clients, public-private partnerships, non-profits and projects capitalized using complex financing structures, Sherman is responsible for business development, property acquisition, and overseeing all aspects of the development projects including due diligence, project budgets and capital structures, design and entitlements and negotiation of development agreements and contracts.
Prior to joining Gerding Edlen, Ms. Sherman developed multi-family affordable housing for a non-profit community development corporation. Ms. Sherman is experienced in working with public-private partnerships, non-profits and projects financed using complex financing structures such as low-income housing tax credits and new markets tax credits. In 2007, she was appointed to the Portland Planning Commission, and she serves on the board of directors for the Oregon/ SW Washington chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Ms. Sherman received her Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters in Urban Studies, Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Development from Portland State University.