Lisa Reckler Cohn
President and General Counsel, Apartment Income REIT (AIR Communities)
Lisa Reckler Cohn has served as Aimco’s executive vice president, general counsel and secretary since 2007. She is responsible for Aimco’s legal, insurance and risk management functions and has executive responsibility for human resources, compliance and asset management. She also serves as the chairman of Aimco’s Investment Committee. She joined Aimco in July 2002. Prior to joining Aimco, she was engaged in the private practice of law at Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells), with an emphasis on public and private transactional work, public equity offerings and venture capital financing. She also spent two years as a Federal judicial clerk.
Ms. Cohn studied public policy at Stanford University and earned her law degree from Harvard Law School. She serves as a Rose Community Foundation trustee, chair of the Child and Family Development Committee and member of the Audit and Finance and Gift Acceptance Committees. From 2012 – 2015, Ms. Cohn served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Denver Jewish Day School and will complete her board term in 2016.
She is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program, an intensive two-year program of Jewish leadership and learning, and is an alumna of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of United Jewish Communities (now Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)). She has also served as the Chairman of the Legal Committee of JFNA and served on the Bylaws and Governance Committee. She is a past member of the Coordinating Council of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado (now JEWISHcolorado) and a past board member of Allied Jewish Apartments (now Kavod Senior Life) and Jewish Family Service of Colorado.
Ms. Cohn is a Denver native and met her now-husband, Rich Cohn, at her first B’nai B’rith Youth Organization event (they married 15 years later). Rich and Lisa are the proud parents of Avi.