Gilbert Gerst specializes in community development lending and investment activities. As Senior Vice President at BOK Financial, a $28 billion regional financial services company, Gerst manages corporate wide community development lending and investment activities and is actively involved in the bank’s CRA compliance and examinations. Prior to joining BOK Financial in 2011, Gerst worked for JPMorgan Chase for more than 25 years where he served as the Senior Relationship Manager in their Community Development Real Estate Group. Gerst joined The Real Estate Council in 2002, focused his talents in TREC’s philanthropic efforts. He is now a Board member for TREC Community Fund.