Bruce Jacobs is the Controller of Brennan Investment Group. He is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting matters. Mr. Jacobs specializes in real estate economics with areas of expertise including treasury and cash management, transaction structuring, property and asset management, problem analysis and resolution, due diligence, accounting and reporting, operations/capital budgeting and forecasting. Mr. Jacobs’ sphere of knowledge and responsibilities have included risk management, mergers and acquisitions, financial services, investor relations, capital markets, contract negotiations and cost containment; business development and operations; lease economic analysis and negotiations; design/implement strategic initiatives and value creation.
Prior to joining Brennan, Mr. Jacobs served in various senior positions including VP - Mesirow Financial; Treasurer - Prime Group Realty Trust, a public REIT; EVP/CFO - Rubloff Development Group; and CFO/Treasurer - Continental Offices, Ltd. His tenure in Public Accounting spanned over five years where he gained experience in auditing, taxation and the real estate industry. Bruce earned his BSBA degree from Roosevelt University’s School of Business in 1974 where he majored in Accountancy earning honors. Mr. Jacobs is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois. He has been an Illinois CPA Society member since 1982.