Rudy is a principal of Banyan Street Real Estate Funds LLC (“BSREF”), as well as founder and CEO of Banyan Street Capital, a vertically integrated real estate company that owns and manages over 12 million SF of office space. He brings more than 35 years and over $5 billion of commercial real estate experience to Banyan, which he founded in 2007. Previously, he co-founded and led America’s Capital Partners(“ACP”), which invested in and operated $1.7 billion of office properties. His prior experience includes combining ACP’s assets with Eola Capital, LLC and helping lead as CEO the Eola - Parkway Properties, Inc. merger. He also served as the EVP of Associated Capital Properties until its sale to Highwoods. Rudy began his real estate career at Cushman & Wakefield where he held a number of positions, including Managing Director for the Florida Area.
Martin is responsible for acquisitions and asset management of real estate investments for Banyan Street Real Estate Funds (“BSREF”), including sourcing, underwriting, financing, asset management and disposition activities. Martin has more than 12 years of investment experience and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to co-founding BSREF, Martin focused on transaction execution at EII Realty Corp (“EIIRC”), including underwriting, analysis, due diligence, and disposition functions. Before joining EIIRC, he began his career with positions at McKinsey & Co. and Arcelor DTT. Martin earned a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Maastricht and is a CFA Charterholder.
Stuart is responsible for the real estate investment activity of Banyan Street Real Estate Funds (“BSREF”) across all investment structures, including private funds, separate accounts, and direct investments. He is a Fund Manager of the firm’s commingled fund vehicles and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to co-founding BSREF in 2019, Stuart was a Managing Director and Principal at EII Realty Corp. where he was responsible for the Firm’s private real estate investment business. Stuart has 30 years of real estate experience, including acquisition, financing, asset management, and the structuring of more than 25 joint ventures with various REITs and private real estate companies. His previous experience includes six years at the Bank of Boston, financing foreign investors in the United States. Stuart graduated cum laude from Middlebury College with a BA degree in Political Science, and received his MBA from New York University. Stuart is a member of the National Multi Housing Council and the Urban Land Institute’s Responsible Investors Council.
Scott oversees all real estate investments, investment strategies and transaction structuring for Banyan Street Real Estate Funds (“BSREF”). Scott has more than 27 years of real estate experience and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to co-founding (“BSREF”) in 2019, Scott was a Principal at EII Realty Corp. (“EIIRC”), where he structured and managed the firm’s private real estate investments including acquisitions, joint ventures and asset management and was a Fund Manager. Before joining EIIRC, he was an analyst for Bear Stearns focusing on domestic and international financial institutions, and previously worked at Fidelcor Business Credit. Scott received a BA in Finance from George Washington University and an MBA from New York University. He serves on a number of Partnership Executive Committees with REITs and private operators and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York, as well as a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council.
Elizabeth is responsible for the firm’s fund and strategic investment initiatives at Banyan Real Estate Funds LLC (“BSREF”), including fund structuring, capital raising, investor relations, and marketing activities and she is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to co-founding BSREF, Elizabeth focused on developing EII Realty Corp.’s fund business. Previously, Elizabeth worked at Alliance Residential Company where she was responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating JV equity and debt for multifamily development projects and acquisitions nationally. She began her real estate career in structured finance at Spaulding & Slye and has more than 18 years of experience in real estate. Her prior work experience includes positions in management consulting and capital markets at Deloitte Consulting and Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. Elizabeth received her BS from Cornell University, and her MA/MBA from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton). She is a member of the Urban Land Institute.
Banyan Street Real Estate Funds LLC (“BSREF”) is a real estate investment manager focused on investing in value add/opportunistic strategies. Its cycle tested team members have a combined 75+ years real estate investment experience, and execute their investment strategies via BSREF sponsored funds, separate accounts, and direct investments.Download Press Release