Steven Wayne

Chair

Steven William Wayne is CEO of Jensen Group, which he founded in 1991. Jensen Group is a leading real estate private equity investment manager and developer based in St. Petersburg, Russia. Jensen was a start-up company in 1992 and has grown to managing more than $500 million in assets. As a part of his responsibilities at Jensen, Steven also serves as General Director of Sestroretsk Instrument Works, the oldest factory in St. Petersburg which was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. Prior to Jensen, he worked at Morgan Stanley in both their Corporate Finance and Real Estate Finance Departments, in the firm’s New York and London offices.

Steven is the Chair of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ Board of Directors and serves on the Executive Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in St. Petersburg. He is a graduate of Deerfield Academy and Harvard College. A resident of Russia and a citizen of the United States, Steven is married and has two daughters and a son.

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