Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

Jerry NovackMr. Novack serves as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bluerock Real Estate, which he joined in 2004. Mr. Novack has over 25 years of experience in public and private financings, operations and management.

From June 1994 to April 2002, Mr. Novack served in senior financial positions of New World Restaurant Group, Inc. (now known as Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BAGL)), including as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1982 to 1993, Mr. Novack held various senior financial positions at several specialty retail chains, including Mercantile Department Stores and Brooks Fashion Stores.

Mr. Novack received a B.S. degree in Accounting in 1976 from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.