Jonathan Lefferts

A portrait of Jonathan Lefferts smiling

Jonathan Lefferts is Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Argonaut Investments.  Jon joined Argonaut in September 2010 and oversees all financial aspects of the company including debt and equity financing, accounting, financial reporting, and investor and lender relations. Jon is also involved in the underwriting of new acquisitions for the company.

Prior to joining Argonaut, Jon was the Chief Financial Officer for Basin Street Properties, a  regional  commercial  real  estate  investment  and  development  company,  where  he was  responsible  for  the  financial  management  of  a  $500  million  diversified  real  estate portfolio that included  various  property types  as well as land development projects.

Among Jon’s accomplishments at Basin Street were the sale of a $275 million office portfolio to Equity Office Properties in 2005, and the financing of a $100 million mixed-use redevelopment project located in downtown Petaluma, California.

Prior to joining Basin Street, Jon was a Vice President in the Real Estate Merchant Banking Group at Wells Fargo Bank. Jon holds an MBA degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and a BA degree in Economics from Tufts University.