Jerri Perrone is a principal at Gilmore Associates, along with partner Tom Gilmore. She shares Tom's vision on the importance of redeveloping abandoned, historic neighborhoods in Downtown Los Angeles. Since its formation, Gilmore Associates has redeveloped numerous historic properties in Downtown Los Angeles.
Jerri has known Tom since their days in New York and in 1998, with the formation of Gilmore Associates, the two set out about transforming a dilapidated neighborhood on the edge of Skid Row into their first project, the Old Bank District. Before and after the success of the project together they realized the importance and potential of revitalizing the Historic Core and have been involved in numerous acquisitions and redevelopment projects that include the Old Bank District lofts, the Farmers and Merchants National Bank, the Rowan and, the El Dorado lofts on Spring Street, and the old St. Vibiana Cathedral to name a few.
Prior to joining Gilmore Associates, Ms. Perrone was Director of Asset Management for MetLife Realty Group in New York. In that capacity, she managed a six-member team responsible for the asset management of an $800 million investment real estate portfolio located throughout the United States. Ms. Perrone was responsible for 70 assets consisting of 8.25 million square feet of commercial space and 4,600 multi-family units.
Ms. Perrone managed the entire national portfolio of office and industrial properties for individual and commingled pension fund clients at Sentinel Real Estate Advisors in New York.
Ms. Perrone received a B.A. in accounting from Bellarmine College 1979, a J.D. degree from the University of Louisville 1982, and an L.L.M. with a concentration in taxation from New York University 1984. She has passed the bar in both the state of Kentucky and New York.