Jeffrey E. Jaeger is the Co-Founder and Principal of Standard Communities. Over the course of his career, Mr. Jaeger has played an essential role in the acquisition, management, disposition, and financing of real estate transactions with a capitalization of more than $6 billion. Mr. Jaeger is responsible for all facets of investments, asset management, construction, financial structuring, and the strategic direction of Standard Communities. Under Mr. Jaeger’s leadership, Standard Communities has become one of the 50 largest affordable housing owners in the country, with a portfolio of more than 115 deals totaling over 18,600 units and more than $4 billion in AUM.
Active in the Los Angeles philanthropic community, Mr. Jaeger is a current Board Member and Co-Founder of Housing on Merit, a California-based non-profit focused on creating a bridge to permanent affordable housing for vulnerable populations. Mr. Jaeger is also a current Board Member of Inner-City Arts, one of the nation’s most effective arts-education providers located in the heart of Skid Row, Los Angeles. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.