About Us

Overview

Atlas Capital Group, LLC was founded in March, 2006 to invest in opportunistic, value-added real estate transactions globally. Atlas has formed strategic partnerships with institutional investors who co-invest alongside Atlas. Atlas' portfolio consists of over $2.5 billion of residential, office and retail assets in New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, London and Dublin. Atlas is a full service real state investment, development and management firm. More specifically, we specialize in repurposing and repositioning existing properties, as well as assets with specific issues such as incomplete construction, leasing risk, legal disputes, and inefficient expense management. Our in-house expertise allow us to resolve these issues and thus to create value. These disciplines include property management, construction, leasing, accounting, legal and financial analysis.

New York office

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Jeffrey A. Goldberger Principal

Mr. Goldberger has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry. From 1988-1996, Mr. Goldberger was the founding Principal and President of JAG Capital, a boutique privately held real estate investment company which specialized in value-added real estate equity investments and distressed debt opportunities. In 1997, Mr. Goldberger became a Principal and the President of The Witkoff Group, LLC, a full service real estate investment firm. Under Mr. Goldberger’s guidance, from 1997-2002, The Witkoff Group, LLC acquired approximately 15 million sq. ft. of commercial real estate. In 2002, Mr. Goldberger joined UBS Investment Bank to develop and manage the real estate equity investment platform within the Global Commercial Real Estate Group. From 2002-2006, until the formation of Atlas, Mr. Goldberger invested UBS’ capital on a principal basis in opportunistic / value-added equity investments and high leverage debt instruments. After receiving a BA in Economics from Tufts University in 1984, Mr. Goldberger earned an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern Business School in 1986.


Andrew B. Cohen Principal

Mr. Cohen has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to the formation of Atlas, Mr. Cohen was a Managing Director in the Global Commercial Real Estate Group at UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Cohen joined UBS Investment Bank in 2001 and was responsible for the origination, structuring and closing of large and complex debt instruments as well as the sale of the group’s investments into the capital markets. Mr. Cohen teamed up with Mr. Goldberger in 2002 to develop the real estate equity investment platform at UBS Investment Bank. From 2002-2006, Mr. Cohen invested UBS’ capital on a principal basis in opportunistic / valued-added equity investments and high leverage debt instruments. Prior to joining UBS Investment Bank, Mr. Cohen was a practicing real estate attorney at Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP where he structured and closed complex debt and equity real estate transactions while representing real estate developers, real estate funds and investment banks. Mr. Cohen graduated from Princeton University in 1989 and from Fordham University School of Law in 1994.


Jacob S. Wood U.S. Director of Acquisitions & Analysis

Mr. Wood joined Atlas in 2007, he is responsible for all U.S. acquisitions including research, financial analysis and projections. Mr. Wood began his career at Atlas as a Senior Acquisitions Analyst and Asset Manager. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Wood was a Senior Financial Analyst at The JBG Companies, where he underwrote commercial, residential, hotel and mixed-use rea estate investments and was responsible for asset management functions. Mr. Wood graduated from Dartmouth College where he graduated with a degree in Economics.


Christopher W. Flynn Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Flynn joined Atlas in 2006, he is responsible for all accounting functions at the corporate and partnership levels. Prior to joining Atlas, he was a Vice President at Vornado Realty Trust. Mr. Flynn was responsible for accounting, SEC compliance, management reporting and financial analysis for joint ventures. Before joining Vornado, he had been Director of Financial Reporting at Haights Cross Communications, Inc. Prior to that, he was with Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Flynn graduated from SUNY Binghamton with a B.S. in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


Jay Fehskens U.S. Commercial Asset Manager

Mr. Fehskens joined Atlas in 2014, he is responsible for commercial property operations including market analysis, leasing, tenant matters, expense management, budgeting and reporting. Prior to joining Atlas, he was an Asset Manager at Time Equities, Inc. where he was primarily responsible for managing the Manhattan office portfolio, serving as project manager and investment analyst. Mr. Fehskens graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, received a graduate certificate from Maryland Bankers School and earned a Master’s in Real Estate Finance from New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate. Mr. Fehskens holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and LEED AP designations.


Stephen Nuckel Director of Development and Construction

Mr. Nuckel joined Atlas in 2013, he is responsible for Atlas’ development and construction projects on the East Coast. Mr. Nuckel has over 30 years of development and construction experience. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Nuckel was Owner & President of White Birch Builders, an Owner’s Representative and Construction Consultant for residential and hotel projects in New York City and Canada. Before that, he owned Nuckel Construction Corp., a general contracting firm specializing in healthcare projects. Prior to that, Mr. Nuckel was a Vice President of Construction at Harry Macklowe Real Estate responsible for residential, office, and hotel projects. Mr. Nuckel graduated from SUNY Farmingdale with an AAS in Construction Technology.


Jackie Renton U.S. Commercial Asset Manager

Ms. Renton joined Atlas in 2014. She is responsible for managing commercial assets within the Atlas portfolio including overseeing leasing, property operations, capital projects and investor relationships. Prior to joining Atlas, Ms. Renton was a Principal at AION Partners where she led the asset management division while also focusing on managing relationships with individual and institutional equity partners and new property acquisitions. Ms. Renton was previously a member of JPMorgan's Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities Large Loan Structuring Group. Ms. Renton received an M.B.A. with honors in Real Estate and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated cum laude from Duke University with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering.


Louis B. Blum Director of Construction & Building Operations

Mr. Blum joined Atlas in 2008, he is responsible for all construction, capital improvement and renovation projects as well as the repair and maintenance of building infrastructure and systems. Mr. Blum has over 24 years of project management experience in office, residential and retail construction projects. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Blum was a Senior Project Manager/Account Executive at Vanguard Construction & Development. Mr. Blum graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Architecture and from Clemson University where he earned a Master’s Degree in Architecture.


Perry Incantalupo Commercial Property Manager

Mr. Incantalupo joined Atlas in 2013, he is responsible for East Coast commercial property operations including tenant matters, vendor relations, expense management and budgeting. Prior to joining Atlas, he was a General Manager at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Prior to that, he was a Real Estate Manager at CBRE. Mr. Incantalupo graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and received a Master’s in Real Estate Finance from New York University.


Erin H. Gabrielli U.S. Residential Asset Manager & Legal Coordinator

Ms. Gabrielli joined Atlas in 2006, she is responsible for residential property operations including marketing, sales, leasing, tenant matters and legal coordination. She supervises third party contractors/advisors, oversees capital expenditures and prepares investor/lender reports. Ms. Gabrielli graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Information Management & Technology.


David daSilva, Jr. Controller

Mr. daSilva joined Atlas in 2014, he is responsible for financial reporting, internal controls and treasury functions. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. daSilva was a Senior Manager at WeiserMazars, where he provided audit and advisory services to real estate investment advisers, private equity real estate funds, REITs, commercial and retail real estate organizations. Before joining WeiserMazars, he served as an Audit Manager for WithumSmith+Brown. Prior to that, he was with Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Mr. daSilva graduated from Rider University with a B.S. in Accounting, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Real Estate Finance from New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate. Mr. daSilva is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


Charlie Boutwell Senior Acquisitions Analyst

Mr. Boutwell joined Atlas in 2014, he is responsible for underwriting new investments across all product types and markets in addition to conducting due diligence and assisting with the closing of transactions. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Boutwell was an Acquisitions Analyst at Beacon Capital Partners in Boston, where he underwrote office investments for Beacon’s Fund VI primarily in New York and Denver and was responsible for a wide variety of portfolio management and analysis. Mr. Boutwell graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with a degree in Government.


Gene A. Daversa Construction Manager

Mr. Daversa joined Atlas in 2012, he is responsible for the on-site construction management of Atlas’ capital improvement and renovation projects. Mr. Daversa has over 15 years of construction and facilities management experience in residential, office, hospitality and retail projects. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Daversa was a Construction Manager at B&B Construction. Mr. Daversa graduated from Ithaca College with a B.S in Business Administration.


Kent Lorenz Acquisitions Analyst

Mr. Lorenz joined Atlas in 2015, he is responsible for underwriting new investments, conducting due diligence and assisting with the closing of transactions. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Lorenz was an Acquisitions Analyst at C-III Capital Partners. Mr. Lorenz earned a B.S. in Finance and Accounting at Boston College and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.

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Los Angeles office

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Peyton McElyea Director of Real Estate Operations

Mr. McElyea joined Atlas in 2014. He is responsible for commercial property operations including market analysis, leasing, tenant matters, expense management, budgeting and reporting. Prior to joining Atlas, he was a Director of Finance at EVOQ Properties, Inc. where he managed the firm’s banking and capital markets relationships, dealing extensively with EVOQ’s lenders, public equity investors and Board of Directors. Mr. McElyea graduated from Colby College with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and earned an MBA from Columbia University. Mr. McElyea holds the Certified Management Accountant designation.


Scott Denham Director of Development and Construction

Mr. Denham joined Atlas in 2014, he is responsible for Atlas’ development and construction projects in Los Angeles. Mr. Denham has over 15 years of experience in the acquisition, investment, development and construction of mixed-use, urban-infill and renovation projects. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Denham was a Senior VP of Development & Construction at EVOQ Properties, where he was responsible for all capital improvement projects, including the adaptive reuse of existing buildings, tenant improvements, land development and rehabilitation of operating assets. Prior he was a Vice President of Investment & Development at CIM Group and a Project Manager at JH Snyder, Co. Mr. Denham graduated from Dartmouth College with a B. A. in Engineering and Columbia University with a Masters in Architecture.


Jenni Harris Director of Property Management

Ms. Harris joined Atlas in 2015, she is responsible for West Coast property management operations including tenant and vendor relations, expense management and budgeting, tenant improvement management, along with leasing oversight. Prior to joining Atlas, Ms. Harris was a Portfolio Manager at Douglas Emmett. In addition, Ms. Harris has served on the Building Owners and Managers' Greater Los Angeles Chapter's prestigious TOBY committee for the past 4 years. Ms. Harris graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Journalism in 1998.


Veronica Seglin Senior Commercial Property Manager

Ms. Seglin joined Atlas in 2015, she is responsible for the Property Management of the Produce Market at Alameda Square in Los Angeles, CA, which includes market analysis, leasing, tenant relationships, expense management, vendor management, budgeting and reporting. Ms. Seglin has 18 years of experience in the management of retail, office, industrial and mixed use properties. Prior to Atlas she was a Commercial Portfolio Manager at The Festival Companies, Westwood Financial, PMA, Inc., RP Realty and Main Street Partners, where she was primarily responsible for managing their California portfolios. Ms. Seglin graduated from OTT College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, received a graduate certificate from UCLA and is pursuing her Master’s in Urban Sustainability from Antioch University. Ms. Seglin holds a Real Estate Broker’s License.


Tim K. Nguyen Director of Acquisitions

Mr. Nguyen joined Atlas in 2012, he is responsible for acquisition financial analysis, research and projections. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Nguyen was an Associate at Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman. Prior to that, he was an Analyst in the Specialty Finance & Mortgage REIT Group at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Nguyen graduated from the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business and from Columbia University, where he obtained Master of Science in Real Estate Development.


Blair Sorby Senior Project Manager

Mr. Sorby joined Atlas in 2015, he is responsible for construction projects for Alameda Square in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Atlas, Mr. Sorby was Senior Project Manager at JRK where he was part of the restructure team of AIG North American Portfolio and Disney’s renovation of their campus in Glendale, California. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Construction for Aimco. Mr. Sorby has over 15 years of experience within the Construction and Development Industry specializing in both commercial and residential properties.