TEAM

Mr. Gil Hermon
Founder & Partner

Mr. Hermon is an experienced investment executive and fund manager. Mr. Hermon is co-founder and managing partner of Blue Arch Capital, an opportunistic real estate platform focused on investments in value-add and diverse real estate asset classes, throughout the US. Mr. Hermon, is founder and managing partner of the Florida Value Funds and HSL Capital, private equity funds with a real estate investment focus. Among others, Mr. Hermon’s funds are investors and general partners in multifamily owners /operators with over $3 billion in assets. In addition, Mr. Hermon’s funds acquired equity stakes in hotels, student housing projects, single family homes and several private businesses. Between 1996 and 1998, Mr. Hermon was a Senior Associate with the investment banking department of Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York where he was responsible for execution of public offerings of over $5 billion and M&A transaction of over $6 billion of mostly real estate companies. Between 1998 and 2001, Mr. Hermon was a Partner with the investment partnership Shaykin & Co., a private equity firm in New York. Between 2001 and 2003, Mr. Hermon served as vice president and partner at the Challenge Funds, which managed over $250 million in assets and had investments in over eighty portfolio companies.

 

Mr. Hermon holds a BS in Economics and Labor Relations from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Boston University.

Mr. Oren Hon
Founder & Partner

Mr. Hon is an experienced real estate investor and manager. Mr. Hon is co-founder and managing partner  of Blue Arch Capital, an opportunistic real estate platform focused on investments in value-add and diverse real estate asset classes, throughout the US.  Prior, Mr. Oren Hon served as CEO of Elad National Properties between 2012 and 2013. With a portfolio value of over $1.2 billion, Elad National had over 10,000 multifamily residential units in 8 states, 1 million square feet of office space and 2 hotels in in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Mr. Oren Hon is also the founder and managing director of Neve Hon Group, an asset management company specializing in multifamily opportunistic real estate investments in Florida and investment and management of fixed income securities. Previously, Mr. Hon served as VP of Mergers & Acquisitions for Gazit Globe (NYSE:GZT), a multinational owner, operator and developer of malls and shopping centers with over $22 billion under management. During his tenure at Gazit-Globe, Mr. Hon has acquired years of extensive expertise in retail real-estate sectors and has spearheaded the Group’s worldwide M&A activity and the development of its public and private platforms. Throughout his years at Gazit, Mr. Hon headed over $2 billion of successful single and portfolio transactions both private and public. Mr. Hon was also director and member of several investment committees of the Group’s companies. Furthermore, Mr. Hon was an analyst at the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Merrill Lynch Investment Banking Group in New York.

 

Mr. Hon holds a BS from Stern School of Business at New York University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Mr. Joshua Friedman
Partner

Mr. Friedman is an experienced real estate investor and manager.  Mr. Friedman joined Blue Arch Capital as a Partner in 2022 and leads the newly formed healthcare real estate platform.  He has been responsible for over $1 billion of healthcare real estate transactions.  Previously, Mr. Friedman was a Principal at TopMed Realty where he acquired and managed 1 million SF of high-quality medical office buildings.  Before that, Mr. Friedman served in senior-level positions at subsidiaries of Gazit Globe (NYSE:GZT).  He was the President & CEO of the private subsidiary, ProMed Properties, a $600 million medical office building platform.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Friedman worked as an Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions department at Time Warner and as an Investment Banking Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney.

Mr. Friedman earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his BBA with distinction from Emory University.

Mr. Michael Landa
Venture Partner

Mr. Landa is a managing director with Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), the world's largest insurance intermediary.

 

Mr. Landa is a venture partner of Blue Arch Capital and an active investor in residential and commercial real estate in Florida and throughout the US during the past fifteen years. He is a graduate of the University of Miami with a bachelor's degree in business administration. Mr. Landa is a member of the advisory board of the University of Miami school of real estate and architecture, and vice chair of the annual Dade County Mayor's Ball. Mr. Landa has been active on the board of directors of the national Parkinson foundation and the Aventura Turnberry Jewish center. He is also a founder at the Mount Sinai medical center.

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Mr. Jonathan Mauldin, CFA
Advisor

Mr. Mauldin is a director of financial analytics at Inspire Communities, one of the country's largest owners and operators of manufactured housing communities. 

Mr. Mauldin is an advisor of Blue Arch Capital and has been with the team since its founding year. Previously, Mr. Mauldin served as COO of Elad National Properties, a $1.2 billion fund with an annual budget exceeding $135 million, and was responsible for all functions associated with 42 properties including over 10,000 rental apartments. Under Mr. Mauldin's watch, net operating income increased by over $8 million (approx. 20%) over a 2-year period, due in part to his value-add renovation initiatives.

Mr. Mauldin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University and spent his early career in bulge bracket investment banks.

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Mr. Bared is an associate at Blue Arch Capital. Prior to joining, Mr. Bared was the VP of Acquisitions at a Miami-based real estate investment firm, and was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and evaluating new acquisition opportunities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bared was an associate attorney at a prominent litigation firm handling multimillion dollar construction claims. 

Mr. Bared holds a BS in Business Administration from American University in Washington D.C. and a JD from the University of Miami. Mr. Bared is a licensed attorney in the State of Florida. 

Mr. Paul Bared, Esq.
Associate
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Mr. Evans is a senior associate at Blue Arch Capital. Prior to joining, Mr. Evans lived in New York, working in Sales & Trading at J.P. Morgan and as a Director within UBS' Investment Bank.


Mr. Evans has experience in credit, equities, commodities, and derivatives markets and, most recently, was responsible for the pricing, structuring, and execution of various cross-asset derivatives products. 


Mr. Evans is a CFA charterholder and holds a BS in Finance from the University of Florida.

Mr. Andrew Evans, CFA
Senior Associate