Welcome to Cherner


Founded in 1925, Cherner Development Group is a privately-owned investment firm based in Washington DC. Since inception, Cherner has pursued equity and debt investments in real estate and non-real estate assets and businesses. Cherner combines operational experience with transactional acumen to uncover and optimize asset value and investment returns across the risk-reward spectrum. The firm analyzes investment opportunities with a long-term time horizon to execute its strategy of creating lasting value.

The company is stronger than ever under the leadership of Andrew and Jonathan, and is welcoming the third generation of the family in 2021 – Jonathan’s sons Alexander and Benjamin. The next generation brings extensive experience in the real estate private equity industry to carry forward a long history of value creation.

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