Jeanne Schroer

Jeanne Schroer

Jeanne Shroer is the President/CEO of the Catalytic Development Fund Corp. of Northern Kentucky, a not-for-profit company that provides capital to real estate developers undertaking projects in Northern Kentucky's urban neighborhoods.

Schroer has 30 years of experience as a real estate professional. She began her real estate career as a Financial Analyst with Urban Investment and Development Company in Chicago, developer of large urban mixed-use projects. In 1984, she joined Corporex Companies and held positions of Financial Analyst, Manager-Capital Acquisition, Director-Mortgage & Equity Group, and Senior Vice President and Member of Corporex's Executive Management Board. Shroer also held the position of Vice President of Finance at Tipton Associates between 1989 and 1991. Prior to joining the Catalytic Fund, Shroer was the Interim Director of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Center and Field Service Professor of Real Estate.

Shroer graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Urban Planning and a certificate in economics. She also received a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from Indiana University.

In addition to her professional work, Shroer is active in numerous community planning efforts and real estate professional organizations including Quest, the Riverfront Advisors Commission, NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute, the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Center, the Covington Business Council, Renaissance Covington, Vision 2015's Regional Stewardship Council, Economic Competitiveness Working Group and Executive Committee, and the Gateway Community College Foundation.

In 2011, Shroer was the recipient of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Center Distinguished Real Estate Professional Award and was named by the Cincinnati Enquirer as one of the "Twenty Businesswomen to Watch in 2012.". She also received the 2012 Covington Business Council "Founder's Award", the 2012 Center for Great Neighborhoods "Great Neighbor Award", was one of McAuley High School's 2012 "Women Who Inspire", and one of the 2014 "Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky". 

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