Gerry Levin

Senior Managing Director

Sale-Leaseback Capital


Gerry Levin is a senior managing director and serves as the head in Mesirow Financial’s Sale-Leaseback Capital group. The business serves to provide fully integrated real estate capital market services to single tenant occupants on a national platform. Gerry is also a member of the firm’s board of directors.

With more than 40 years of real estate experience, Gerry is a well-known and highly regarded professional in the industry. He joined Mesirow Financial in 1980 to help create the firm’s Real Estate Investments division, predecessor to the current Sale-Leaseback Capital group. Gerry has experience financing a wide range of public and private companies in various industries. He has worked with rated and non-rated publicly-held companies, foreign corporations and strong privately-held companies.

Gerry has written articles for industry publications such as Financial Executive Magazine and Journal of Corporate Real Estate. He frequently speaks at net lease industry conferences. Gerry is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Mortgage Bankers Association of America.

Gerry earned a BS in economics from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds an Illinois real estate broker license.