Jonathan Wigser is Chief Investment Officer of DLC Management Corp., which owns or operates 95 open-air shopping centers in 24 states totaling 19 million square feet. He is responsible for the acquisition, financing, and disposition of the company’s real estate assets, as well as related capital markets activities. He is also responsible for DLC’s accounting and investor relations departments, and was previously co-founder and Managing Director of First Man Investment Securities Corp., the exclusive placement agent for all DLC real estate investments.
Jonathan has more than 10 years of capital markets experience with CIBC Oppenheimer, First Union Capital Markets, NationsBanc Capital Markets, and SG Cowen Securities, as well as the real estate investment banking groups of Shearson Lehman Hutton and PaineWebber Inc. During this time, he was responsible for more than $20 billion of leveraged finance, acquisition, real estate, and private equity and debt transactions. Prior to joining DLC, he was Director of Business Development and Strategy for i-Deal LLC, a capital markets service provider, and Senior Vice President of DealComposer USA, an international finance company.
Jonathan received a BA, cum laude, in economics from Williams College in 1987, and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1994. He is currently Chair of the Duke Cancer Institute Board of Advisors, having served on the Board since 2010. He previously served on the Board of Visitors of Fuqua from 2006 to 2008 and on the school’s alumni council from 2002 to 2007 including as Chair and Vice-Chair.
Jonathan lives in New York City and is engaged to Krista Patterson, AB’03, JD ’06, LLM’06.