Seth Singerman is the Founder and Managing Principal of Singerman Real Estate, LLC (“SRE”), an opportunistic real estate investment firm that has deep experience executing complex transactions and unlocking embedded value through the ownership of properties, real estate loans and operating companies.
SRE focuses on maximizing risk-adjusted returns through investments in both debt and equity across all major asset classes, including office, retail, hotel, industrial and multifamily, in addition to secondary real estate asset classes such as student housing and senior housing. SRE’s investment strategy includes a public-private crossover approach toward direct investment in real estate properties, investments in public companies and the privatization of public companies. Recent investment examples include recapitalization of an office building in downtown Chicago, preferred equity investment in a public, non-listed real estate finance company, equity investment in a real estate investment trust, and off-market value-add industrial acquisitions from a major REIT.
Mr. Singerman has led and sourced direct investments in properties and performing and nonperforming loans with values in excess of $2.0 billion across all major real estate asset classes. In addition to his direct investment experience, Mr. Singerman has a public-private crossover background as he helped lead the formation and development of a long-short real estate securities hedge strategy.
Mr. Singerman is on the Advisory Board for the Center for Real Estate and Finance at Cornell University; the Advisory Board to the Real Estate Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Business; past Board Member of IMH Financial, a public bridge lending platform; and Next Generation Board Member of the United States Holocaust Museum. He previously sat on the Investor Advisory Board to the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts; the Investors Bankruptcy Committee for Extended Stay America, the largest hotel bankruptcy in U.S. History; and served as Co-Chair of the Jewish Federations Young Real Estate Division.