FOUNDING PRINCIPAL AND MANAGING PARTNER
Gregory Yakubov, has 20 years of U.S. real estate experience, including asset management and acquisitions, debt/equity structuring, sales, portfolio management, underwriting, disposition, and marketing. From 2011, he has been the managing director of a private equity fund that invests exclusively in real estate tax liens and, as such, he raised equity capital from institutional investors and was solely responsible for developing, refining, and implementing the trading strategy used by that fund as well as the disposition of underlying real estate. In that role he also oversaw the development of an electronic platform which assisted him in underwriting more than ten billion dollars in real estate tax liens and then priced and ultimately acquired and managed tax liens representing more than two billion dollars in underlying real estate throughout the U.S.
Prior to that, Mr. Yakubov was a founding principal of Yakubov & Associates Inc. formed in 2002, which is a real estate consulting firm specializing in asset management, acquisitions, debt/equity structuring, sales, underwriting, portfolio management, disposition and marketing. Within that company he formed investment syndications of high net worth individuals for whom he identified investment opportunities, including the acquisition from 32 financial institutions of stabilized properties, REO, and distressed debt, completing more than seven hundred million dollars in asset acquisitions and dispositions. He developed a specialty in tax liens and redeemable deed investments, which has also been a focus of his consulting work. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Yakubov served as Financial Business Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney, originating and analyzing potential transactions for office, commercial, industrial, retail, and residential properties. He is a licensed real estate broker in New York State. He holds a B.A. in psychology from Hunter College (CUNY) and an M.S. in Real Estate Finance & Investment from New York University.