Founder / CEO
Mr. Albro is the Founder and CEO of Penn Square Advisory Group, LLC and Penn Square Real Estate Group, LLC. Founded in 2006, Penn Square Group has emerged as a leading sponsor and co-sponsor of alternative investments. At Penn Square, he is responsible for the oversight of all strategy, marketing, finance, operations, partner relations, fundraising. Since inception, Penn Square has successfully closed four investment strategies from institutional investors, global wealth management platforms, private banks and high net worth investors.
Jon has 30 years of institutional and retail distribution leadership with best in class investment managers. Prior to the founding of Penn Square Group, Mr. Albro served as EVP of Cole Capital Markets, a Phoenix based REIT. Hired by CEO Chris Cole to build a distribution company, he established a platform of institutional and retail distribution partners for a suite of real estate offerings. Prior to Cole, Mr. Albro was EVP, National Sales Manager with MetLife Investors, a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife. Mr. Albro has held executive positions with Gartmore Global Investments and Hartford Financial.
Jon serves on the board and audit committees of NorthStar Real Estate Income Trust I and NorthStar Real Estate Trust II. He maintains a Series 7 and Series 24 licenses.
Executive Vice President
Jeff brings to Penn Square over 20 years of distribution experience as a senior executive within the financial services industry. Mr. Kusek is responsible for fundraising efforts and relationships with limited partners in the United States. Jeff’s primary focus is representing Penn Square’s investment products, capabilities philosophy and process to institutional investors, investment consultants and other financial intermediaries. Since his time at Penn Square, Mr. Kusek has successfully raised and closed three investment strategies from institutional investors, global wealth management platforms, private banks and high net worth investors.
Prior to joining Penn Square, Mr. Kusek was a Director with RiverSource Asset Management, now Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., responsible for the marketing of all managed investment products and services to broker dealers and registered investment advisors.
Before joining RiverSource, Mr. Kusek worked at Gartmore Global Investments, a global asset management company based in Philadelphia. He maintains Series 7, 63, and 66 licenses.