J.R. Berger, managing principal of Magellan Development Group LLC, supervises Magellan’s development, asset management, and construction departments. He is also responsible for evaluating residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use development opportunities nationwide. J.R. is heavily involved in the financial structuring, design, entitlement, construction, marketing, and sales of Magellan’s projects across the country. J.R. also sits on Magellan’s Investment Committee.
J.R. is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is on the Urban Development / Mixed-Use Gold Council. In addition, J.R. is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Next Generation Board of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Alumni Board of the Latin School of Chicago, and the Ben Gurion Society Advisory Council of the Jewish United Fund of Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University.