Jeff Riggs is Founder and Chairman of Essex Financial Group. Jeff has been active in Denver commercial real estate since 1978. He has over 35 year of experience in oversight of loan production, company management, and strategic planning. Jeff has extensive experience in Debt Placement, and Equity and Joint Venture Structure finance. He has originated over $3 billion dollars of transactions in his career. Jeff is also a partner in Essex Financial Services, which operates as a sister company to Essex Financial Group, and has a servicing portfolio of over $3.8 billion. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a BS in Finance and received his MBA from the University of Connecticut with a concentration in real estate. He is a licensed broker in the state of Colorado. Jeff has served as President of NAIOP-Colorado, and is active with ULI and the Apartment Association.