Chris is a Managing Director with PGIM's Agricultural Investments team. In this role, he serves as the Director of Financial Analysis for the company's Agricultural Investments group and oversees the finance functions of the agricultural lending operations, the agricultural equity investments, and the farm management and real estate brokerage unit.
Mr. Jay joined the company in 1993 as a Staff Accountant and has been promoted through the ranks to his present level of Director. Mr. Jay graduated with honors from the University of Chicago with an MBA which included concentrations in finance, accounting, and economics, and holds a Bachelor of Science from DePaul University. In addition, he passed the Uniform CPA Examination in 1995. Mr. Jay is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) and a member of the NCREIF Farmland Index Committee.
PGIM Agricultural Investments, a business unit of Prudential Financial, has been serving American agriculture property owners for more than 115 years. The company is a leader in the origination and management of agricultural and timberland loans, farmland investments and agricultural portfolio management, as well as farm management and brokerage services.