Jerry Deutsch is a real estate aficionado, who has been doing deals for over 40 years — for his own business and for Settlement Housing Fund. He is also on the board of the Crenulated Company, Ltd., which governs New Settlement Apartments. Jerry is involved in all aspects of real estate, as a financial consultant, investor, developer and builder. Born and raised in New York City, he is responsible for a significant contribution to the city’s supply of affordable housing. He has rehabilitated over 2,500 apartments under the HUD moderate rehabilitation program, in which he was the first participant in New York. Since 1970 when he founded his own real estate company, the Deutsch Group, Jerry has owned or controlled all types of private commercial properties in seven states, including New York. He is also a powerhouse on the tennis courts and a classical music fan.