Chief Executive Officer
Jon Kling is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Municipal Acquisitions and leads all of the firm’s investment and advisory activities. Mr. Kling has more than 20 years of real estate finance and investment banking experience which has caused exponential growth for the firm.
Prior to founding Municipal Acquisitions, Mr. Kling was a Director of Real Estate Investment Banking at Johnson Capital. Before joining Johnson Capital, Mr. Kling was a shareholder and the Senior Originator for Bridger Commercial Funding, a San Francisco-based commercial real estate lender affiliated with Bank of America Securities. Mr. Kling was also an investment banker at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBRC & NYSE: AI) where he specialized in public and private offerings of debt and equity; as well as mergers and acquisitions for banks, thrifts, specialty finance companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
Mr. Kling earned a BA from Tulane University and an MS in Real Estate from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He is active in numerous professional organizations, such as Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).