Sarah Kruer Jager
Sarah Kruer Jager
California Steering Committee Member; Partner, Monarch Group
Sarah Kruer Jager joined Monarch in 2005 as a founding member of the Monarch Investment Funds real estate private equity funds family. Sarah works closely with the founding partners to set the firm’s strategic direction and oversees day-to-day business activities for all of Monarch’s wholly owned and joint venture investments. In this capacity, Sarah leads the acquisition, predevelopment, finance, asset management, and disposition functions and manages relationships with Monarch’s capital partners. During her tenure at Monarch, Sarah has acquired, developed, and sold over $1 billion in real estate investments, including over 7,500 residential units throughout the Western U.S. Prior to Monarch, Sarah worked at UBS Investment Bank in Chicago in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Diversified Industrials Groups.
Sarah is passionate about her community as well as leveling the playing field for young women in sports and business. Sarah is currently involved in the following civic and industry organizations: Sarah serves as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance, an independent state agency responsible for judicial discipline, following her appointment by California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins in 2016 and reappointment by the Rules Committee of the California State Senate in 2019. Sarah is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and its Bronze Multifamily Council. Sarah is also a member of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate policy advisory board at the University of San Diego and is a founding advisory board member of Run Women Run.
Sarah graduated from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with High Distinction and received her MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Finance. Sarah was awarded a four-year full tuition athletic scholarship as a member of the University of Michigan Division I Varsity Women’s Golf Team. Sarah’s academic and athletic honors include being named by the National Golf Coaches Association to the Division I All-American Scholar Golf Team and receiving Academic All-Big Ten Conference Honors.