Jordon Katz

Principal, JR KATZ
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Jordon Katz

For over 40 years, Jordon Katz has worked with clients regarding the complex issues of building, maintaining and transferring wealth. Jordon helps entrepreneurs address contingencies of building wealth both inside and outside of the businesses they manage or control and helps assure long-term success through the design and implementation of financing vehicles for effecting wealth transfer between family members and business parties. As the client’s advocate, he facilitates the structuring and acquisition of the most appropriate insurance anchored financial solutions.

His strategic philosophy has evolved from his academic background in finance and risk management from the University of Illinois, his studies leading to recognition as a Chartered Life Underwriter from the American College, numerous continuing professional education programs as both a participant and lecturer and from direct involvement in family and publicly owned businesses. Membership on the Board of Directors of a public company provided Jordon a valuable experience in the transformation of an entrepreneurial environment into a publicly owned enterprise.

Contributing to community well-being is a cornerstone of the JR KATZ culture. Jordon is an Honorary Director and past President of the Jewish Community Centers (JCC) of Chicago. He has also served on the Board of Trustees and as the Treasurer of Temple Am Shalom. Jordon is past Chairman of the Chicago chapter of the National Political Action Committee (NatPAC) and has been a recipient of the “Lion of Judah” award as Man of the Year by the Israel Bond Organization.

Stories by Jordon Katz

Succession Planning is a Must-Do for Every Business

By Jordon Katz | June 19, 2018

Every business owner should have a succession plan in place, so that the business keeps running smoothly no matter what.