Jim Strezewski is the Chief Financial Officer at Blue Vista, with responsibility for overseeing all accounting, reporting, and tax matters at both the corporate and investment vehicle levels. Jim’s responsibilities encompass firm and product level compliance, profitability measures, efficiency initiatives, and long-range financial projections and tax planning.
Prior to joining Blue Vista, Jim was a Senior Vice President at LaSalle Investment Management, where he was most recently responsible for the accounting and general operations of the firm’s broker-dealer wholesaling entity, which served LaSalle’s non-traded REIT fund. In addition, Jim launched and spearheaded the redesign of the supporting system environment at LaSalle to enhance the fund-level reporting capabilities of the predecessor fund to LaSalle’s non-traded REIT. Prior to that, Jim worked on several funds and separate accounts on behalf of domestic and multi-national institutional investors.
Jim earned a BS in Public Accounting from Loyola University and is a CPA. Jim also currently serves on the Board of the NCREIF PREA Reporting Standards and served as the Board Chairman for the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). Jim has previously served as a Real Estate Information Standards Council Member. In addition, Jim is an active member of the Board of Education for District 96 in the Chicago suburbs.