Ben Chernus is a Vice President in RCLCO’s Los Angeles office and is responsible for asset management and acquisitions on behalf of institutional clients. As a portfolio manager, Ben drives asset and venture level performance by conducting annual asset reviews, reviewing and monitoring business plans, and providing market analysis. Ben is also engaged in identifying and underwriting new managers for institutional clients to execute on new or existing investment strategies.
Prior to joining RCLCO, Ben worked in real estate lending at Cantor Fitzgerald where he originated, underwrote, and structured CMBS, agency, and bridge loans across all real estate asset types for both stabilized and non-stabilized assets. Ben also worked for The Walt Disney Company where he evaluated potential acquisitions and managed leasing for various business units.
Ben received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon, where he majored in Business Administration.
- Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)