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Jeff Brenner


President & Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Bren­ner is the Pres­i­dent and CEO of IMPACT Com­mu­ni­ty Cap­i­tal, an SEC reg­is­tered invest­ment advis­er advanc­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty in under­in­vest­ed com­mu­ni­ties through pur­pose dri­ven invest­ments. Jeff leads the devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion of strat­e­gy and directs the over­all oper­a­tions of the Com­pa­ny. Formed in 1998 by lead­ing insur­ance com­pa­nies, IMPACT deliv­ers insti­tu­tion­al invest­ment solu­tions unlock­ing val­ue for investors while build­ing the nec­es­sary infra­struc­ture for under­in­vest­ed com­mu­ni­ties. Since its for­ma­tion, the Com­pa­ny has orig­i­nat­ed over $2 bil­lion of invest­ments in 43 states and cre­at­ed 48,000 units of afford­able housing.

Jeff has 35 years of expe­ri­ence in the finan­cial sec­tor, includ­ing 25 years spe­cial­iz­ing in impact invest­ing bring­ing a deter­mi­na­tion to har­ness the pow­er of cap­i­tal mar­kets to address intractable social prob­lems and enact sys­temic change. After join­ing IMPACT in 2012, Jeff led the devel­op­ment of IMPACT’s cur­rent strate­gic busi­ness plan tran­si­tion­ing the Com­pa­ny from a cap­tive invest­ment man­ag­er to a lead­ing impact invest­ing plat­form. Under his lead­er­ship IMPACT has pio­neered the use of com­mer­cial mort­gage backed secu­ri­ties to dri­ve cap­i­tal in scale for afford­able housing 

Pri­or to join­ing IMPACT, Jeff served as Chief Finan­cial Offi­cer for Cap­i­tal Impact Part­ners, one of the nation’s largest Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Finan­cial Insti­tu­tions. While at CIP, he led the inno­va­tion of com­mu­ni­ty devel­op­ment finance in scale grow­ing AUM to $850 mil­lion and rais­ing over $600 mil­lion from insti­tu­tion­al investors.

Jeff received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty, Sacramento.