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Managing Partner, Co-Founder

Mory Barak

Mory sources transactions and manages the firm's investment portfolio along with co-founder and partner Jeff Weller at Lion Real Estate Group. Mory applies his 25 years of real estate investing expertise managing acquisitions and dispositions with a key role in sourcing acquisitions, structuring capital, and overseeing operations of the firm. Lion has acquired over 13,600 units since its inception. He previously served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of EPMI and Bayside Communities, which own 3,097 units and manage an additional 3,500 units on the West Coast. Prior to co-founding Lion in 2007, Mory worked in the principal investments group at Buchanan Street Partners where he was part of an investment team that originated, structured, and closed investments on behalf of the firm’s discretionary opportunity funds. Before joining Buchanan Street Partners, Mory worked at Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors (“LFREI”), the real estate opportunity fund of Lazard Freres. Mory is a graduate of the Stern School of Business at New York University..

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