Sheri Thompson, Principal, PGIM Real Estate Finance

Sheri Thompson is a Principal with PGIM Real Estate Finance. She serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company’s Agency Lending Group. In this role, she works in partnership with the managing director for the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conventional agency business to manage the business strategy of the team. Sheri has direct oversight and overall accountability for the trading activities, deal management, underwriting and closing departments of the group. She is located in Arlington, Virginia.   Sheri is also an active member of PGIM’s Women’s Advisory Council.    

Sheri joined the company in 2014. She has a strong background in structured finance, and has been involved with structured loans across multifamily and healthcare product types throughout her career. She previously served as a senior managing director at Red Capital Group, from 1997 to 2014. In that capacity, she acted as the chief underwriter and head of credit with management oversight responsibilities for Red’s Fannie Mae DUS® loan underwriting department and proprietary balance sheet lending activities.  

Sheri holds a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate and business law from The Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and currently serves as vice chair - membership of the Multifamily Bronze Council and participates in both the Women’s Leadership Initiative and the ULI UrbanPlan programs.   Sheri is also an active wish granter for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and a board member for the Code of Support Foundation, a national non-profit organization providing essential and critical assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families.

Sheri has been an Army Reserve spouse for the past 20 years and her husband, Tracy is currently serving on Active Duty at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  She and Tracy have two children; Jake is a rising sophomore at the University of Georgia where he is following in his dad’s footsteps and participates in the Army ROTC program and Sarah is a rising Senior at Oakton High School.