Jay Rollins

Jay Rollins

President of JCR Capital and the Author of Commercial Real Estate Uncovered

Greater Denver Area
Commercial Real Estate

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Jay Rollins's Overview

  • President at JCR Capital
  • Author, Commercial Real Estate Uncovered at CRI Publishing

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Jay Rollins' Summary

Rollins is well known as a real estate industry leader. He is a frequent speaker at national real estate investment and he is frequently published by leading real estate industry publications. He also has been a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina and Denver University, as well as, major industry functions.

In addition to speaking and writing on commercial real estate finance, Jay Rollins is also the author of "Commercial Real Estate Uncovered," a comprehensive reference guide to the Commercial Real Estate industry. The book complements his seminar series titled, “Commercial Real Estate Finance Uncovered”: This seminar series has been conducted at numerous venues around the United States, in including corporate training for CB Richard, and other national real estate organizations. Both book and seminar series are available at www.creuncovered.com

Rollins is also known for calling the top of the commercial real estate market in 2007 in an article titled “As Good As It Gets”, published in National Real Estate Investor.

Over the course of his career, Rollins has invested in over 300 real estate transactions totaling over two (or $2,000,000,000) billion dollars, with a principal loss rate of less than 1%. He focuses on a value-added investment approach, that protects principal while providing a current return as well as, high all in returns. This approach has made him a popular real estate fund manager.

Jay Rollins' Experience


JCR Capital

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry

2006Present (8 years) Greater Denver Area

Jay Rollins is the CEO and co-founder of JCR Capital, a leading commercial real estate finance company. Since starting JCR in 2006, the company has raised two private equity real estate funds, managed numerous and separate accounts for real estate investments. JCR Capital is a registered investment advisor with the SEC.

Author, Commercial Real Estate Uncovered

CRI Publishing

March 2014Present (7 months)

With the success of his Commercial Real Estate Investing Seminar, in 2014 Jay Rollins published his book, Commercial Real Estate Uncovered. Designed for use as a training tool, or as a practical desk reference, it gives streamlined definitions, key formulas and metrics, and explanations for all aspects of commercial real estate investing.

Managing Director

GMAC Commercial Mortgage

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; GM; Commercial Real Estate industry

September 1999January 2006 (6 years 5 months)

Founded and operated a bridge loan and mezzaine loan balance sheet platform. In this role, he built a balance sheet lending platform, which ultimately made over 200 investments worth more than $1 billion. Rollins grew this group to 17 people and was one of the most profitable groups within GMAC.


Eastern Realty Corporation

September 1992September 1999 (7 years 1 month)

Eastern Realty Corporation was a real estate acquisition and management company that purchased defaulted loans and properties from the Resolution Trust Corporation and banks. Under his leadership, Eastern Realty Corporation acquired 400 million dollars of distressed real estate assets. These assets were resolved and monetized foreclosure , sale, and restructures.

Jay Rollins' Skills & Expertise

  1. Asset Managment
  2. Real Estate Development
  3. Real Estate
  4. Due Diligence
  5. Real Estate Transactions
  6. Valuation
  7. Investment Properties
  8. Investments
  9. CMBS
  10. Commercial Mortgages

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