Jess Downer, CFA

Managing Principal / Private Markets Consultant

San Diego

Jess is a passionate private markets specialist, having spent his career advising on and researching private market investments.  He advises and manages institutional private market programs and an investment research professional with an emphasis on private equity and real estate funds.

  • Private markets
  • Joined Meketa in 2008

    Previous roles:

    • Pacific Corporate Group (now TorreyCove Capital Partners), Senior Associate

    Other responsibilities at Meketa:

    • Consulting Leadership Committee
    • Private Markets Policy Committee
    • Private Markets Research Committee
    • BA, University of Puget Sound
    • CFA® charterholder, CFA Institute
    • Member, CFA Society Salt Lake

    An avid mountain athlete, Jess spends his time away from the office hanging from sheer rock faces and skiing down the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains.