Jon Cordish - Bio

Jon Cordish is a Principal & the Director of Finance for The Cordish Companies of Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Mr. Cordish has over twenty-five years of experience in the financing and management of high-growth enterprises in real estate, gaming, media and technology.  He joined The Cordish Companies in 2001 as its Director of Finance, and has overseen the finance and capital markets functions of the companies since that time.  He has led the financing of all of Cordish’s gaming and real estate developments. 

Prior to joining Cordish, Mr. Cordish was a Principal at Riggs Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm in Washington, DC.   Mr. Cordish was also the co-founder in 1994 of Seventh Art Releasing, a media distribution company, and served as its CEO from 1994 to 1997.  He remains Chairman of Seventh Art Releasing.  Mr. Cordish holds an MBA with Distinction from the Wharton School, and a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from Brandeis University. 

Mr. Cordish resides in Baltimore, Maryland.  Philanthropically, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Yemin Orde, and is a Trustee of the Cordish Family Foundation, as well as being actively involved in a number of local Baltimore philanthropies.