Thomas M. Cohen
(C) 858 224 3115
JC CAP LLC Founding Partner Thomas M. Cohen specializes in the placement of debt and the procurement of equity for commercial real estate projects nationwide.
Prior to co-founding JC CAP, Cohen served as Senior Director of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp, and as a Principal in the Kansas City office of Johnson Capital. Earlier in his career, Cohen was Vice President in GMACCM/Capmark’s Kansas City office.
As a 20 year veteran of the mortgage banking industry, Cohen has expertise in permanent debt financing for all types of income-producing properties, including multi-family, retail, office, industrial, hospitality, and new construction. He also specializes in structuring debt for complex transactions involving project-based Section 8 HAP contracts, tax-exempt bonds, historic tax credits, low-income housing tax credits and TIF projects. Cohen places loans with life insurance companies, conduit lenders and agency lenders, including FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Cohen has contributed his expertise to numerous industry panels, including those sponsored by the Crittenden Report, Midwest Real Estate News and Apartment Finance Magazine
Along with his professional responsibilities, Cohen is actively involved in the community, having served on the board of directors of Peoples Bank and his synagogue. Cohen also co-chaired the annual celebration dinner for First Call KC. In addition, former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson appointed Cohen to serve on the board of directors of the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, a state-funded entity fostering entrepreneurism.
Cohen received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University in Boston, MA, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law.