Jon Buerge is Chief Development Officer at Urban Villages.  In this capacity, Jon is responsible for real estate development, strategic positioning for all real estate assets, corporate growth strategies, and new company acquisitions. Previously, Jon oversaw real estate and expansion activities for several national restaurant chains as director of development and real estate for CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries.

Jon earned a juris doctorate and master of business administration from the University of Colorado, where he served as both student body president and chair of the CU Honor Council. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and business finance.

Jon currently serves on the board of directors of the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District.  He is also a board member of the LoDo District and is a member of Denver’s Public Realm Committee.