Jeffry Schneider has developed a diverse skill set in the financial services industry over the last 20 years. Born and raised in Manhatten, Jeffry received his degree at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He began his career in New York working for a number of prestigous financial firms including Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney. As his experience grew, Jeffry made a name for himself through his knowledge of alternative investment strategies and his deep relationships with his clients.
In 2002, Jeffry took a position at Paradigm Global Advisors, a fund of funds, where he managed the company’s US and international efforts in their markting and structuring division. While there, Jeffry developed an important skill, the ability to analyze managers. Five years later, Jeffry decided to meld his experience in the alternative investment space and his dedication to his clients into a new venture. He started his own company to assist family offices and other institutional investors in identifying top-tier sponsors.
While running his own firm, Jeffry cultivated deep relationships with a number of companies. One of these companies was Virtus Real Estate.Armed with his due diligence knowledge, Jeffry decided that this was the type of organization with whom he wanted to work. Virtus is a private equity real estate firm with a long history and ability to take advantage of the current economic environment. Jeffry recently joined Virtus as their Director of Capital Development. There, he continues to innovate and refine his expertise in alternative investment strategies.
Outside of his professional career, Jeffry Schneider has also shown strength and single-mindedness in other areas of his life. An example of this is his participation in the New Zealand Ironman Triathlon, an annual race known for its grueling length and adverse race conditions. He has also participated in several qualifying events since 2004, such as the half-Ironman at St. Croix in 2004, the half-Ironman at Clairmont, FL in 2005, and the half-Ironman in Santa Rosa, CA in 2007. In addition, Jeffrey ran the New York City Marathon in 2005, and the 3M half-marathon in Austin in 2008.
Jeffry is also an active member of his community. He is very involved in Camp Honey Creek’s Summer Dream program. This program affords opportunities for underprivileged or disabled children to attend an enriching and fun-filled summer camp experience normally outside their reach. Jeffry also supports Trinity Episcopal School of Austin, Mobile Loaves and Fishes, as well as several other non-profit organizations.
Jeffry currently resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and 3 children.
Jeffry Schneider is a Registered Representative of IMS Securities, Inc.(IMS), MemberFINRA/SIPC and an Investment Advisor Representative of IMS Financial Advisors, Inc.(IMSFA), a Registered Investment Advisor located 10205 Westheimer Rd,. Suite 500, Houston, TX 77042 (713) 266-2993. All information herein has been prepared solely for informational purposes, and it is not an offer to buy or sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security or instrument or to participate in any particular trading strategy. Jeffry Schneider, Virtus Real Estate Investments, LLC, IMS, and IMSFA do not make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, timeliness, suitability, completeness, or relevance of any information prepared by any unaffiliated third party, whether linked to this web site or incorporated herein, and take no responsibility. All such information is provided solely for convenience purposes only. Jeffry Schneider, Virtus Real Estate Investments, LLC, IMS, and IMSFA do not endorse, control, or receive compensation from any of the third party advertisers within this website. Jeffry Schneider, Virtus Real Estate Investments, LLC, IMS, and IMSFA are not affiliated with any of the firms or entities listed unless specifically stated.