Principal, Chief Operating Officer, & General Counsel
Justin is a Principal and the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Vanbarton Group. He advises on a wide range of legal matters and strategic decisions relating to fund, investment, and tax structuring as well as the firm’s transactional and asset management activities. Justin has extensive national and international experience in fund structuring, SEC regulatory, and fund management matters. His experience in commercial real estate covers investments in equity and debt across all sectors including multifamily, office, healthcare, and retail acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing, mortgage and mezzanine originations, complex distressed debt acquisitions and restructuring, and loan enforcement. Previously, Justin was a partner at the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP where he represented privately and publicly held corporations, REITs, private-equity funds, public and corporate pensions, financial institutions, joint ventures, and other investors and operators on corporate matters and the acquisition, financing, development, and sale of commercial property. Justin received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a B.S., with honors, from Syracuse University.