Simon Business School

Faculty Profile

Truman Tolefree
Adjunct Professor


Truman Tolefree is the Founder and Managing Principal of Intersection Realty Group (“IRG”),a private commercial real estate investment firm focused on the acquisition and management of value add industrial and multifamily assets located in liquid secondary and tertiary markets across the US. He has over 18 years of industry experience including the development, acquisition, and disposition of real estate assets, and the procurement of project financing implemented through various mechanisms including private equity, senior and mezzanine debt, hybrid debt/equity instruments, and various federal, state, and municipal subsidies. He currently serves on the boards of Golisano Children’s Hospital, Education Success Foundation, Venture Jobs Foundation, and Gamma Iota Boule Foundation. Truman is also a 2016 recipient of Rochester Business Journal’s Forty under 40 award.

Teaching Interests

Real estate finance and investments

Professional History

Adjunct Professor
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
2022 -


Cornell University - 2014
Morehouse College - 2002
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