Anthony J. DeLuca
Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operating Officer of The Koffler Group, Mr. DeLuca is responsible for establishing the Company’s strategic priorities and overseeing its management and operations. This includes identifying development projects, analyzing acquisition opportunities, managing the existing real estate portfolio, and directing the investment of the Company’s equity portfolio. He is also responsible for the Company’s financial reporting, investment analysis, budgeting and forecasting, treasury function, and tax planning.
Prior to joining Koffler in 1995, Mr. DeLuca spent nine years as a member of the Real Estate Specialty Services Group with the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen, LLP. While at Arthur Andersen, he provided extensive consulting and tax planning for his real estate development and construction clients. Mr. DeLuca’s experiences include consulting and planning work related to the structuring of real estate developments and acquisitions, analyzing debt financing options, negotiating real estate partnership arrangements, evaluating property sale opportunities, and formulating workout strategies for troubled properties.
Mr. DeLuca is a graduate of Fairfield University, and Suffolk University and Boston University Law Schools. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Massachusetts and American Bar Associations, and holds an L.L.M. degree in Taxation.
Kimberly A. Simmons
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Simmons, The Koffler Group’s CFO, has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. She has been with the company since 1996 overseeing the accounting, cash management, and tax functions within the organization. She is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to her affiliation with Koffler was employed by Arthur Anderson LLP in Boston as a member of the Financial Markets Team. Ms. Simmons is a graduate of Bentley College (BS Accounting) and Providence College Graduate School (MBA).
Terri S. Chernick
Chief Investment Officer
Ms. Chernick is the Chief Investment Officer for The Koffler Group and a principal of the family office. She is a Harvard Business School alumnus and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Science from Brown University. Her leadership of The Koffler Group portfolio won the family the award of The Family Office of the Year by Institutional Investor at the 8th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards in New York City in 2010. Ms. Chernick was also awarded Best CIO within a Single Family Office by the Family Office Review in 2012.
Ms. Chernick has a unique background that includes corporate consulting at Bain and Company, hands on management within Fortune 500 companies, such as Amgen, and co-founding a few technology companies.