Jeffrey Wright

Capital Markets




A Chicago Native, Jeffrey has 10 years of experience in financial services. As a senior commercial banker he has originated, underwritten, managed and closed over 200 debt transactions. Jeffrey analyzed operational, financial and management risks associated with new and existing lender relationships as a commercial credit analyst early in his career. As EnTrust capital markets consultant and founder of Gold Leaf Capital Partners, Jeffrey advises clients across diverse sectors including manufacturing, food services, business services, security management, environmental remediation, child care, health care and commercial real estate development & investment in procuring balance sheet and mortgage financing for their projects and businesses.

Jeffrey graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep. Earned a BS in International Business at Georgetown University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


Jeffrey is deeply engaged and committed to giving back to the community. He serves on the Board of Directors of Chicago Jesuit Academy, The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund and the Chairman’s Advisory Council of Big Shoulders Fund. In 2014, Jeffrey was appointed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the Chicago Community Land Trust. Jeffrey is a member of the Business Leadership Council and the Economic Club of Chicago.


An avid reader, Jeffrey enjoys long biographies: just finished The Power Broker by Robert Caro. Next up: Titan by Ron Chernow. He also focuses on film study, developing a consistent practice of meditation and mindfulness and a commitment to service to friends and family.