Charles Jaffe, Founder and President


Charles Jaffe is the Founder and President of Jaffe Finance Company, LLC. Jaffe Finance was established in 1998 as a specialized asset-based finance and leasing company. Jaffe Finance is focused on professionals such as physicians, dentists, attorneys and accountants. The company’s expertise lies in funding equipment, practice acquisition and reducing financing costs.

Mr. Jaffe worked for over ten years in asset-based finance at Investec Group where he was Senior Manager for New Business. Investec is an international, specialist banking group that provides a range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia. Investec is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges. He obtained a Bachelor of Social Science Degree from the University of Cape Town in 1984; and a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honors) from the University of Witwatersrand in 1986. Mr. Jaffe is also a founder of the La Jolla-based charity, ChaiSouthAfrica, which supports residential homes in South Africa for the aged, physically & mentally handicapped and for children at risk.

Gershon Jaffe, Chief Financial Officer


Gershon Jaffe is a Certified Public Accountant and Chief Financial Officer of Jaffe Finance Company, LLC. He spent 19 years at Trizec Properties, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange traded real estate investment trust that is one of the largest commercial property investment companies in the United States with a high-quality portfolio of 52 office properties totaling approximately 37 million square feet concentrated in seven major cities.

He joined Trizec’s shopping center division in 1986, and was progressively promoted to Senior Director of Financial Reporting. His financial responsibilities, and the staff he oversaw, included preparation of financial statements in accordance with US and International GAAP for the real estate portfolio valued in excess of $3.0 billion; and liaison with external auditors. His responsibilities extended to the financial operations of the trust’s unlisted management company as well. Prior to joining Trizec, he spent six years in public accounting as Audit Manager for a diversified base of clients in real estate development and manufacturing. Mr. Jaffe is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Selwyn Singer, CEO - Cape Structured Funding, LLC


Selwyn Singer is Chief Executive Officer of Cape Structured Funding, LLC, an affiliate of Jaffe Finance that provides equipment leasing finance outside the professional market serviced by Jaffe Finance.

Mr Singer is an experienced investment banker with a track record in capital formation, IPO implementation, financial information systems, investor relations, mergers &


acquisitions, corporate development and SEC compliance. He has spent over 15 years in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions with companies such as Bear Stearns and Central Merchant Bank.

Prior to investment banking, Mr. Singer spent three years at Ernst & Young as an Accounting and Auditing Supervisor. He has a Bachelors in Commerce and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand. Mr. Singer is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and an International Member of The New York State Society of CPA's.


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