Don Trossman

Don C. Trossman

Managing Director
Capital Markets

312.803.5724 Phone

Current Role

Don is responsible for managing the origination, analysis, and placement of real estate investments nationwide and during his career has originated over $4 billion in financing.

Joined Cohen Financial in 2000

Past Experience

Over 44 years of commercial real estate finance experience

Prior to Joining Financial, Don served with CRIIMI Mae, Mid-North Financial, The Philipsborn Company, and Banco Mortgage Company (currently Berkadia).


MBA in Marketing and Finance from Loyola University (Chicago, Illinois)
BS in Psychology and Economics from Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Other Affiliations

Illinois Mortgage Bankers Association (IMBA)
—1992 President and an Officer, in various positions for more than 12 years
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE)
National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP)
President and Board Chairman of Jewish Child & Family Services (2008-2010)
Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Illinois

Cohen Financial is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and the CRE Finance Council.