Mr. Hakimian is experienced in underwriting and executing all types of real estate investments with a focus on property development, redevelopment and re-positioning in the hospitality and residential sectors. He has been responsible for the acquisition and/or asset management of over $1.0B of assets across North America including 5 hospitality assets and 3,000 multifamily units.
Prior to forming Certes, Mr. Hakimian spent 7 years at Deutsche Bank in its RREEF Real Estate Global Opportunity Funds Group. The group’s latest fund had over $1.9B of assets under management.
Mr. Hakimian received a B.S. from the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he was awarded the Dean’s Honor Key. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, New York Private Equity Network, and the NYU Young Alumni Leadership Circle.