Jason Berend serves as the Chief Financial Officer for The Nehemiah Company. Mr. Berend manages and supervises the accounting, financial, tax compliance, payroll and benefits, insurance and IT functions for the Viridian and Arlington Commons projects and related entities. Mr. Berend began his tenure with The Nehemiah Company in early 2014 and has over twenty years’ experience in real estate accounting and finance, banking regulations and public accounting.
Prior to joining The Nehemiah Company, he worked over six years for Republic Property Group in Dallas, overseeing the financial operations for the Lantana master-planned community. In the regulatory arena, Mr. Berend served on an accounting task force for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation that assisted in the sale of over $200B in assets throughout the US and Puerto Rico. He began his career with the Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas. Mr. Berend is a West Texas native and graduate of Texas A&M University. He is a member of St Thomas Aquinas church, where his children also attend school. His passions include coaching youth sports, running around White Rock Lake and the Wounded Warrior Project.