Founder & CEO
Mr. Raisner is the Founder and CEO of The Raisner Group (formerly Proteus Capital Management), a private real estate investment firm headquartered in New York City.
Under his leadership, The Raisner Group has raised capital domestically and internationally since 2009. It has been active in non-performing notes and fee simple transactions, and focuses primarily on value-add, residential and mixed-use real estate investments in New York City. Most of the firm’s acquisitions have taken place in the outer boroughs, with an emphasis in the emerging Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bushwick, Bed Stuy and Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
After working as an equity trader in New York, Mr. Raisner worked for a real estate investment firm in Argentina, where he focused on Latin American acquisitions. Mr. Raisner holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is a CFA Charterholder, a member of NYPEN Real Estate, a Foreign Trade Advisor to the Government of France and a Board Member of the NorthEast Committee. He also serves on the Board of Advisors of La Maison Française of New York University. He is a Founding Member of the Transatlantic Forum of the French-American Foundation and an Advisor to Concordia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering Public-Private Partnerships for social impact.
He has been a Contributor on real estate, business and foreign affairs topics for publications such as The Huffington Post, Forbes, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Observer and Le Monde. He was named a 2020 Rising Star in Real Estate and a 2021 Notable in Real Estate by Crain’s New York Business.
Prior to his career in business, he played professional basketball.