Jack Kern Joins Palatine Capital Partners as Partner

New York—Palatine Capital Partners Management LLC recently announced that Jack Kern, former head of research at Archstone-Smith, has joined the firm as a partner.

In this newly expanded position, Kern will be responsible for providing market and real estate research and analysis in evaluating equity and debt investment opportunities. In addition, he will focus on strategic initiatives for Palatine. Kern has been a part of Palatine’s strategic investment team for the past year as an advisor, providing research oversight on opportunities.

“Our team has built a successful working relationship with Jack as a consultant, and this is a logical next step in giving us an advantage as we fully leverage his talents, contacts and in-depth real estate knowledge,” says Alex Hurst, founder and managing partner of Palatine.

Kern will continue as CEO of Kern Investment Research LLC, a markets and real estate research firm, and will continue to consult for some of his industry clients in non-competitive sectors.