TEAM

BRIAN EZRA

Founding Principal

Mr. Ezra is a Founding Principal of Avery Hall Investments and is responsible for deal sourcing & acquisitions, project conceptualization and overall development strategy.  With over a decade of experience, Brian has overseen in excess of $150 million of real estate development and investment activity.  Brian takes a particular interest in Avery Hall’s retail-driven projects and those involving complicated assemblages of land and development rights.  Previously, Brian led the day to day property-management of a Tri-state, 500,000 GSF mixed-use portfolio across 20 unique sites.

Mr. Ezra holds a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University and received a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.  Brian is a fourth generation Brooklynite, a board member of the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District, and is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish.  

 

 

AVI FISHER

Founding Principal

Mr. Fisher is a Founding Principal of Avery Hall Investments, and oversees all aspects of project financing & structuring, as well as capital raising and investor relations.  Over the past decade, Avi has been involved in $500 million of real estate development and investment activity, primarily in the New York City and Washington DC markets.  Having played a key part in the delivery of over 400 luxury condominium apartments, Avi takes a lead role in the design, sales and marketing of each residential development the company pursues.

Mr. Fisher holds a B.S. in Marketing from The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.  He received a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, where he was an Adjunct Faculty Member in Real Estate Finance for three years.  Avi has spent nearly a decade living abroad, is fluent in Hebrew and proficient in Spanish.

JESSE WARK

Head of Development, Principal

As the Head of Development and a Principal at Avery Hall Investments, Mr. Wark oversees all design, development and construction activity within the company.  He brings over 15 years of experience in construction and design across more than 1,000 residential units and has deep experience building mixed-use and multi-family projects.  He manages the coordination between architects, engineers, consultants and the construction team.  He is focused on developing impeccably designed projects that surpass expectations and contribute to the communities in which they are built.

Mr. Wark is a Registered Architect in the state of New York and a LEED accredited professional.  He received his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and his Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.  Jesse Wark is actively involved in the Columbia University MsRED Mentorship Program.