Senior Managing Director
As Senior Managing Director of Kennedy Wilson’s Debt Investment Group, Jason Baker is responsible for managing and expanding the firm’s loan origination activity and borrower relationships in the Western U.S. with established and sophisticated commercial and multifamily real estate developers, operators and investors seeking construction and bridge loans nationwide. With more than two decades in the real estate industry, Jason’s experience includes construction financing, bridge lending, debt and equity investments, direct equity acquisitions, loan sales and loan workouts / restructurings on both the debt and equity sides of the business.
Prior to joining Kennedy Wilson, Jason held senior positions at banks, investment advisers and debt funds, originating construction, bridge, mezzanine and preferred equity transactions in all product types in many major metropolitan markets nationwide. He has been responsible for over $10 billion in structured bridge and construction loans during his career. Jason obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, at Georgetown University.