Prince Realty Advisors is a full-service boutique Real Estate investment Advisory & Capital Markets Group. Our unique business model allows us to match clients for their acquisition and/or disposition of real property, as well as arranging Mortgage, Mezzanine and Joint / Preferred Equity Financing.
Prince Realty Advisors steers away from the traditional brokerage model and focuses on a more relationship driven approach. Prince Realty Advisors has a calculated, targeted method toward pairing aggressive buyers, sellers, lenders, and equity partners in a straight forward principal- to- principal manner toward successful transactions yielding long lasting advisory relationships.
Each client benefits from our specialized attention and dedication to providing comprehensive and innovative Real Estate solutions. We cater to their specific needs and help them transact in an ever changing Real Estate environment. We are, in essence, matchmakers; not auctioneers. Prince Realty Advisors will work on your behalf to create positive strategies for all of your Real Estate needs.
David E. Ash
David E. Ash founded Prince Realty Advisors in 2010. David is a graduate of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and before opening his own real estate investment firm, David was an Office & Retail Leasing Specialist for The Kaufman Organization, where he was the company's top producer each of his 4 years of employment generating hundreds of million in leasing revenue. David opened Prince Realty Advisors at a time when the Real Estate and financial markets were in turmoil. During that time David cultivated and aggressively pushed forward a distinct business model, acting as a “matchmaker” connecting institutional clientele to buy, sell, and creatively structure commercial real estate transactions across all asset classes. His straight-forward approach has produced in excess of $3 Bn in Real Estate transactions since inception on many large institutional assets rivaling some of the perennial top firms in the industry.
David's client base includes such companies as Equity Residential, EXTELL Development Company, Kushner Companies, Meadow Partners, HFZ Capital Group, Westbrook Partners, VORNADO realty trust, and Inditex Apparel Group (ZARA U.S.), among others.
David E. Ash received the honor as ONE OF THE TOP TEN POWER BROKERS in New York. David was also Nominated for MOST INGENIOUS DEAL OF THE YEAR award by REBNY (2014 & 2015)
Member: REBNY, ICSC, CoStar Power Broker
Alex P. Vial
Senior Managing Director646-790-2023
Alex comes to Prince Realty Advisors with over 5 years of brokerage experience, a focus on institutional-quality commercial property deals and development. He has an extensive analytical background and thrives at working on transactions that require highly creative problem solving skills. Prior to joining Prince, Alex was an associate at Brookfield Financial where he developed and nurtured an extensive network of institutional contacts.
Alex recently coordinated both sides of the $185 Million NYSE Office Conversion at 20 Broad Street between Vornado Realty Trust and Metroloft Developers, and “The Speedway Deal” at 615 10th Avenue, a 110,000 square foot development site he structured between Marathon Petroleum and Xin Development for $57.5 Million.
Alex has a BA in architecture from Columbia University and a background in engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland. Alex grew up in France where he was introduced to the real estate industry at a young age and has been involved in a number of residential development projects both in France and the United States.
Alex is fluent in French (native) and highly proficient at German.
Edward M. Cohen
S2AM Principal & Investment Director646-790-2025
Edward M. Cohen joins Prince Realty Advisors bringing over 5 years of acquisitions expertise with a focus on distressed and value-add commercial investment opportunities.
As a former Director of Acquisitions at Cohen Equities, Edward was responsible for sourcing, syndicating and executing over $200 million of real property transactions in New York City and distressed national commercial product. Edward has also been heavily involved in the leasing, management and dispositions of assets within the portfolio. Mr. Cohen is a Graduate of Syracuse University with a dual major in Real Estate and Finance.
Zachary L. Baraf
Associate Director(646) 790-2030
Zachary L Baraf joined Prince Realty Advisors in the fall of 2015.
Prior to joining the team, Zachary worked as an account manager at Bloomberg LP where he managed relationships for both boutique and institutional buy-side clients. Prior to that he worked in the prime brokerage space for Merlin Securities (Wells Fargo PB). Zachary brings an in-depth understanding of the sophisticated needs that buy-side clients face in today’s volatile market for real estate, financial services, and investment management. Zachary's ability to create meaningful relationships has allowed him to facilitate deals across the United States and Canada. His real estate and financial background coupled with his ability to work creatively enables him to identify unique opportunities in places others often overlooked. Zachary also holds dual citizenship which enables him to work in both the US and Canada.
Zachary is a Graduate of Rollins College, where he graduated with a Bachelors in Political Science
Josh Berkowitz joins Prince Realty Advisors bringing over 6 years of experience. Prior to joining PRA, Josh was an Associate Vice President at Ariel Property Advisors and has experience in transacting on over a billion dollars of real estate in the Greater New York City area. Josh in his early career was a financial analyst at Brixmor Property Group, a subsidiary of the Blackstone Group LP.
He is a graduate of Yeshiva University’s Syms School of Business, where he earned a B.S. in finance and played NCAA Division II Tennis.
Alexandru M. Trambitas
S2AM Director of Acquisitions646-790-2024
Alexandru M. Trambitas brings over 6 years of commercial real estate experience to the S2AM team.
Before S2AM, Alex led Boston and Washington D.C. acquisitions for Gemdale USA. Prior to Gemdale, Alex worked at Crown Acquisitions, where he was instrumental in the acquisition of over $2.0B in real property in both New York and other domestic and international gateway cities. Before Crown he was an Associate at Centerline Capital Group (now Hunt Mortgage Group) where he sourced, structured, and syndicated Low Income Housing Tax Credit funds. He began his career at Benedetto, Gartland & Co., a Manhattan-based boutique investment advisory firm.
Alex’s diverse financial and real estate background together with his analytical skillset enable him to creatively execute investment structures within multiple asset classes.
A native of Romania, Alex grew up in Michigan and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Math from the University of Michigan.
Joshua H. Klein
Chief Financial Officer(917) 476-7213
CFO of Prince Realty Advisors, Joshua started his career in Business Management working as an intern for Assante Wealth Management while attending the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. Immediately after graduating, he moved to New York to begin work for Assante’s successor Loring Ward. At Loring Ward, Joshua learned the business from the ground up, beginning as an account executive handling the financial lives of some of music and sport’s top performers. Interacting with all aspects of the business, Joshua spent the majority of his time working on accounting for music tours, record labels, publishing, and multi-state taxation for athletes. Joshua then joined Guggenheim Partners, LLC, and in 2009, Joshua decided to form Monarch with two other partners. Since forming Monarch, Joshua has become a nationally recognized leader in the area of business management. He has been actively involved in a number of philanthropic and educational initiatives such as the National Meningitis Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association and most recently he sat on the advisory board of the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. close
Daniel J. Wesson
Associate Director || Healthcare Advosry212-564-3390
Daniel J Wesson joins Prince Realty Advisors with a focus on Healthcare Advisory. Daniel's ability to create meaningful relationships has allowed him to facilitate deals across the United States. His real estate and financial background coupled with his ability to work creatively enables him to identify unique opportunities in places others often overlook. Prior to Prince Realty Advisors, Daniel worked extensively with Metro 1 in Miami and Eastern Consolidated in New York City. Daniel continues to attract both private investment funds and institutional clientele interested in acquiring medical office buildings throughout the United States. Mr. Wesson is a Graduate of Tennessee Tech University with a BA in accounting and prior employment at PricewaterhouseCooper. close
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