John Geis

Cresset Capital

Managing Director, Private Capital

Job Functions: Executive, Capital Markets


John serves as Managing Director of Cresset Partners where he leads the firm’s private investment activities across a variety of industries. Prior to joining Cresset, John served as general manager of Medline Industries, which is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies in North America. John began his career in the investment banking group of BMO Capital Markets and later worked at Sterling Partners. John received his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and holds a B.S. from Babson College. John is on the board of the Chicago Children’s Museum and also serves on the advisory board of the Yale University School of Medicine’s Center for Digital Health & Innovation. He lives in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago with his wife Sarah and two children.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type