Jeffrey A. Bayer, President & CEO E-mail
Jeffrey Bayer founded Bayer Properties, LLC in 1983. Under his leadership, the organization has grown from a local property management company to a national commercial real estate firm. As the President & CEO, Jeffrey oversees the strategic and operational direction for the company. Prior to Bayer, he served as Partner in Metropolitan Properties, Inc. for 10 years.
David L. Silverstein, Principal E-mail
David Silverstein manages Bayer’s relationship with governmental entities around the country. Before joining Bayer Properties in 1994, he was a Partner in the law firm of Berkowitz, Lefkovits, Isom, and Kushner, serving as outside counsel to Bayer for seven years. His legal practice concentrated in the acquisition, financing, leasing, management, and development of commercial real estate projects. In addition he frequently acted as local counsel to out-of-state lenders in connection with the financing of commercial real estate projects in Alabama.
Libby Lassiter, Executive Vice President/Development & Leasing E-mail
Libby Lassiter joined Bayer Properties in 2005, bringing with her more than 20 years of retail leasing and management experience. She currently oversees leasing for The Summit and the company’s other mixed-use projects. Before joining the Bayer team, she was associated with General Growth Properties Inc., in Chicago, IL, as Senior Vice President for Retail Redevelopment.
David Fields, Executive Vice President / Chief Administrative Officer E-mail
Since joining Bayer Properties in 2006, David Fields has led multiple disciplines and currently oversees third party services, asset management and the administrative and human resources functions. Additionally, he focuses on resource allocation and coordination across multiple projects as the company continues to expand nationally. Prior to Bayer, David served as a Vice President and General Counsel for The Irvine Company, in Irvine, Calif., which owns and manages more than 90 million square feet of commercial property.
Jon W. Rotenstreich, Principal E-mail
Jon Rotenstreich is a financial consultant and private investor for Bayer Properties through his own firm, Rotenstreich Family Partners, LLC. During his career, Jon has served as Chairman and CEO of TIG Holdings Inc, President and Director of Torchmark Corporation, and President, CEO and Director of Waddell & Reed Financial. He has also served as Vice President & Treasurer of IBM, and was with Salomon Brothers, where he became a General Partner and a Managing Director upon the firm’s incorporation.
Jami Wadkins, Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer E-mail
Since joining Bayer in 2005 as the Corporate Controller, Jami Wadkins has overseen all finance and accounting operations for the company. Prior to Bayer, she was the Director of Finance at Books-A-Million, the third largest book retailer in the country. During her seven years at Books-A-Million, Jami was responsible for banking, treasury, risk management, payroll and benefits, and accounting.