Chief Executive Officer
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Joe is responsible for Azur’s overall strategic vision and leads Azur’s investment, acquisition, and development efforts. He also ensures the integration and cohesion of all internal multidisciplinary work processes and the quality of the client service experience.
In addition to founding Azur, Joe is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of luxury developer DDG and its affiliates and was previously a senior member of the investment team and principal investor at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (Sculptor Capital Management) and Greenhill & Co. and Greenhill Capital Partners (GCP Capital Partners).
Joe has guest lectured at Columbia University, New York University, and Harvard Business School. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York and previously served on the Board of Trustees of The Municipal Art Society of New York. Joe is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Commerce, Concentration in Finance, and is a U.S. Army veteran.