Jerry Speltz

Head of U.S. Real Estate Engineering, Barings Real Estate

Jerry Speltz is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Jerry is responsible for overseeing and managing all facets of Barings Real Estate’s engineering efforts across both equity and debt platforms. Jerry joined the firm in 1998 as Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining, Jerry was the Director of Engineering for Aetna Real Estate Investments where he was responsible for providing engineering and environmental support for a commercial mortgage portfolio and an equity real estate portfolio. Jerry has substantial experience in providing engineering support for “to be built” acquisitions, redevelopments and asset management of equity properties including apartment complexes, office buildings, hotels, shopping malls, and light industrial centers. Jerry earned a BS degree in Industrial Technology and a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, and an MS degree in Engineering/Physics from Trinity University in Texas and is Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut. He is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers, and the Connecticut Groundwater Association.