The EMMES Group of Companies has a 28-year history of managing funds/investments for various Clients including pension funds, endowments and high net worth and institutional investors through a variety of vehicles, including separate accounts, joint ventures, and commingled funds. In total, EMMES has managed approximately $2.4 billion of dedicated real estate capital since 1992.
EMMES has a proven track record of co-investing with Clients in direct equity investments. EMMES strongly believes in alignment of interests with its Clients and within its organization. The firm’s depth of expertise and knowledge in real estate management provides it with a valuable, hands-on perspective when underwriting new equity investments and is a meaningful value-add to its Clients.
The firm’s investment strategies have spanned the capital stack from direct equity investments and joint venture equity to direct lending, loan purchases in the secondary market and the origination of mezzanine debt/preferred equity. EMMES also arranges for short-term financing real estate projects where traditional sources of financing are not available. These loans are underwritten by EMMES’ portfolio managers from a principal’s perspective.
The firm’s objective is to take advantage of opportunities in the real estate market cycle across the office, industrial, retail and multi-family asset classes. EMMES’ investments have reached multiple geographies, including 28 states in the U.S. and investments in Japan.