Gayle Gerke, ARM
Senior Vice President, Insurance
Gayle Gerke is a senior vice president for insurance services on the commercial real estate team at PPM America, Inc. (PPM). In this role, she is responsible for ensuring the collateral that secures loans is adequately and appropriately insured at closing and through the terms of the loans. Prior to joining PPM in 2006, Gayle focused on commercial and workers’ compensation underwriting at Farmers Insurance and servicing and marketing of personal lines of insurance at State Farm. Gayle earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds the Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM) and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association Insurance Stakeholder Group.