Vanbarton Group Launched By Top Real Estate Industry Leaders

Jul 29, 2015, 12:00 ET from Vanbarton Group LLC

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary M. Tischler and Richard A.C. Coles recently announced the launch of Vanbarton Group LLC, a New York City based, real estate investment and advisory firm.  Both Mr. Tischler and Mr. Coles have worked together for nearly two decades and will jointly serve as Managing Principals of Vanbarton.

Vanbarton specializes in an integrated, tactical approach to debt and equity investing, and currently owns and manages a combined debt and equity portfolio comprised of 42 assets located in 16 states, spanning the multi-family, retail, office and hospitality sectors.  Mr. Tischler and Mr. Coles are joined by a team of 48 professionals based between its New York headquarters and its San Francisco corporate office.

The Principals and senior management at Vanbarton Group bring their deep and many years of experience in sourcing and executing value-to-core, core plus, value-add and opportunistic equity strategies, as well as pursuing opportunities in the debt/credit markets through the origination and acquisition of first mortgages, junior participations, mezzanine debt, preferred equity and securitized debt.

Vanbarton's current roster of separate account clients is comprised of large institutional investors, including public and corporate pension plans. The firm's separate account client-centric culture is deeply rooted in its commitment to design and manage the construction of client portfolios to meet varying, attractive risk-adjusted opportunities presented throughout real estate cycles.

Recent transactions completed and owned by Vanbarton include the conversion of a 500,000+ square foot office building located in the Financial District of Manhattan to a residential rental property which will include 565 units and 10,000 square feet of street level retail, a $46M mezzanine loan to JDS Development Group to finance the pre-construction activities of a  250,000 square foot 125 unit condominium located in Miami, and the recent inking of a contract to purchase the leasehold at 31 Penn Plaza New York, NY.

Vanbarton Group is a privately-owned real estate investment advisory firm, and is a tactical investor offering both debt/credit and equity strategies.  The firm is a private market investor specializing in complex transactions, investing across all major property sectors.  Its ability to capitalize on market trends, in combination with its strong structuring capability, allows the firm to manage risk and invest throughout the capital stack. 

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