SHARK TANK: Real Estate Edition
Jordan E. Slone is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HGI, a diversified real estate investment and financial services company with offices in the United States and Israel. Mr. Slone serves as a member of HGI's Investment Committee. HGI’s real estate portfolio totals in excess of $7.3 billion.
Prior to forming HGI in 1985, he was co-founder and Vice President of International Spring Corporation, a Portsmouth, Virginia, manufacturer of inner box springs for the mattress industry. In 1986, the Slone family sold International Spring to Leggett and Platt, Inc., a Fortune 500 company. In addition, he is a member of the National Multi-Housing Council Board.
Mr. Kore is a Founding Principal at Avenue Realty Capital (ARC), an investment fund focused on providing equity for middle market multifamily properties in NY, NJ & CT.
Prior to forming ARC, Mr. Kore served as Senior Vice President of Investments for the NY Tristate area at Phoenix Realty Group, an institutional private equity real estate fund manager in New York City that manages more than $1.35 billion in assets and nearly 10,000 apartment units across the U.S. Mr. Kore was responsible for the origination, acquisitions and joint venture structuring of urban and suburban residential investments.
Previously, Mr. Kore was responsible for acquisitions and development at Colgate Development, a prominent mixed use development company, where he led site evaluation, acquisition and the initial design phase of residential, hotel and mixed use projects.
Additionally, Mr. Kore served as Manager at Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Private Equity group in the New York office.
Mr. Kore earned his Master of Science in Real Estate Development and Finance from Columbia University, and his Bachelor of Business Administration with honors from Baruch College at the City University of New York. Further, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York State.
Mark M. Mindick is a longstanding partner and has been a substantial part of the growth of the firm for the past 16 years, consulting on a wide range of value-added tax, consulting, and assurance matters, with a specialized focus in the real estate sector. His clients include the greater real estate and financial services community, both domestic and international.
A leader in the firm’s Real Estate Practice, Mark serves as a specialist and go-to consultant for the real estate community, from entrepreneurs all the way through some of the largest national brands in U.S. real estate. He is involved in all verticals of the industry and is highly skilled in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other various areas of business counsel and analysis. He also negotiates with a wide range of capital sources from private investors, family offices, real estate funds, hedge funds, and other institutional grade investors.
On the pulse of the marketplace, Mark brings value to clients with his proactive approach and deep understanding of his clients’ issues and goals, helping to scale and diversify businesses to grow them to the next level.
Mark maintains an extensive network of equity sources and has expansive knowledge in structuring deals from every aspect, ranging from all tiers of the capital stack to sophisticated multi-tier joint venture structures. An expert in benchmarking against the marketplace, he also advises on initiating, structuring, and analyzing real estate funds and syndication vehicles.
Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Mark served at a regional NYC firm focusing on high-level consulting and assurance projects.
Please join us for SHARK TANK: The Real Estate Edition for an evening of meaningful networking, meeting like-minded real estate professionals, and exploring new avenues for collaboration.
Real estate entrepreneurs who are seeking capital, will present investment proposals to a panel of real estate Sharks. Sharks will critique the presentations and ask hard hitting questions, leveraging their years of real estate experience.
Let's see if the entrepreneurs have what it takes to hook one of our Sharks!
SHARKS: *to be announced shortly*
Partial Attendee List
Union Sq / Irvin Pl area
This event starts on June 7th at 6:00 PM.