Mr. Cohen joined Arel Capital in 2017. He is responsible for acquisitions and asset management for the West Coast, as well as helping develop new markets for the firm.
Mr. Cohen brings 30 years of experience in the real estate business. From 2010 to 2016, he was Managing Director of First Atlantic Real Estate, a real estate private equity firm, where he invested in multifamily assets and development projects in New York and the Midwest.
From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Cohen was a Partner at AREA Property Partners (formerly Apollo Real Estate Advisors) where he was involved in the acquisition, asset management and development of residential and office properties throughout the United States. Prior to joining Apollo, he was Senior Vice President at Park Tower Realty, a developer of Class-A office buildings in the New York City and Washington D.C. metro areas.
Mr. Cohen received an MBA in Real Estate and Finance from Columbia Business School, and a BA from Brown University.