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Jerome Fink

Jerome Fink

Jerome A. Fink, co-founder and Managing Partner of The Bascom Group, LLC. The Bascom Group (named after “Bascom Hill,” upon which the University of Wisconsin Business Schools sits) was founded by three University of Wisconsin alumni, Derek Chen, Jerome Fink, and David Kim in 1996 in the midst of the savings and loan meltdown.

Their business plan was to acquire and re-position 300 to 500 unit apartment buildings in the midst of the foreclosure and job crisis of the early 1990s in California by creating value-added renovations and community outreach programs.

Since then, Jerry Fink and Bascom has gone onto acquire 52,911 apartment units within 199 redevelopments and 3.1 million square feet of industrial and office properties, totaling in excess of $6.01 billion in transaction volume.  Bascom has generated 45.90% leveraged property IRR's with a multiple of capital of 2.61x in an average of 2.95 year holding period on properties sold.

Mr. Fink oversees The Bascom Group's property acquisition, financing, and disposition. Prior to founding Bascom, Mr. Fink was Senior Acquisitions and Sales Manager from 1991 to 1995 for Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company. His responsibilities included market assessment, property identification and negotiation, and the acquisition and disposition of real estate investments.

Mr. Fink has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the CCIM Institute, the Institute of Real Estate Managements (IREM), and Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Mr. Fink is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP).

He has appeared as a guest speaker at various ULI, UCI, USC, UCLA, and Real Estate Conference Group functions and was previously on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. Mr. Fink was awarded the "Apartment Executive of the Year" by the Real Estate Conference Group's Apartments 2004, the industry's largest and most prestigious multifamily conference on the West Coast and the "Rising Star Award" by the UCI Center for Real Estate in 2008. He is also a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO).

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Contact Information

Jerome Fink
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
The Bascom Group
26 Corporate Park Drive, Ste. 200
Irvine, CA 92606
P: (949) 955-0888
F: (949) 955-0188

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