IllinoisFinance Bank Leumi USA names Jerry Lumpkins Chicago commercial real estate lead July 28, 2020 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email Jerry Lumpkins Bank Leumi USA has appointed Jerry Lumpkins commercial real estate lead for Chicago. In this role, Lumpkins will focus on commercial investment real estate transactions, including multifamily, retail, office and industrial properties throughout the Midwest. Lumpkins brings two decades of experience in commercial and real estate banking with 15 years’ expertise in the Chicago commercial banking market. He joins Leumi from BMO Harris Bank, where he was director of commercial banking. Lumpkins previously served on the commercial banking teams at Wachovia/Wells Fargo and US Bank. “Jerry’s wealth of knowledge of the Chicago commercial real estate landscape and his extensive experience in relationship management are invaluable to professional real estate owners as we navigate through this period of uncertainty and change,” said Jeff Steigelman, Bank Leumi USA Chicago market president. “His keen eye for investment opportunities and dedication to his community will be tremendous assets for our clients as we continue to expand our footprint in the Midwest.” Lumpkins has long been involved in supporting affordable housing initiatives in Chicagoland. He currently serves as president of the Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation Board, president of the Rockford Housing Development Corporation (RHDC) Board, as well as on the boards of Real Estate Investment Association (REIA), Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) and Rogers Park Builders Group (RPBG). He received bachelor’s degrees in political science and history from Rockford University and received an MBA from the University of Phoenix-San Diego. Lumpkins is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Lumpkins will be based in Chicago and report to Steigelman.