Brenda Jackson

Brenda Jackson

Director of Real Estate
Aterra Real Estate Holdings, LLC


BA in Accounting from Simpson College

Professional Background and Achievements

Over 25 years of commercial real estate experience specializing in asset management, investment property management, and acquisitions/dispositions. I currently serve on the CREW Iowa Board. CPM designation received from the Institute of Real Estate Management.

When did I start working for BCP and what positions have I held?

I joined Bernau Capital in March 2015 as the Director of Real Estate for Aterra, and my role has expanded greatly since that time with supporting all things real estate for BCP.

What was the last job I had before coming to work for BCP?

Asset Manager at American Equity in the Commercial Mortgage Department 2011 – 2014

Vice President Corporate Leasing at Terrus Real Estate Group 2002 – 2011

What is my specific role at BCP beyond my job title?

Manage the cash flow of investment real estate portfolio which includes leading an amazing team of real estate professionals handling all aspects of property management for Aterra owned properties, coordinating all real estate acquisition and disposition transactions, and providing real estate support for all leased locations within the BCP companies.


My husband – Bill, my daughter – Sydney, my son – Tanner, and our chocolate lab – Paisley.


I enjoy outdoor activities, spending time with my family, beach vacations, live music and cheering for my children at their sporting events/performances.

Fun Fact

My favorite sports teams include Chicago Cubs and Iowa State Cyclones.