Barry Malkin co-founded GEM in 1994 and serves on the Investment Committee. Mr. Malkin is the Chief Investment Officer of GEM Realty Properties and oversees all investment activities, including acquisitions, portfolio management, and business development. Since 1994, he has directed all GEM Realty Properties investments, representing a total investment cost of over $2.1 billion. As a member of the Investment Committee, Mr. Malkin is involved in setting investment strategy for GEM Realty Properties and GEM Realty Securities. Mr. Malkin has the primary responsibility for the formulation and implementation of GEM’s corporate strategy.
Prior to GEM, Mr. Malkin was a Vice President of JMB Realty Corporation. At JMB, Mr. Malkin was intimately involved with projects including the initial public offering of Urban Shopping Centers, Inc. and the sale of JMB’s institutional advisory business. From 1990 through 1992, Mr. Malkin was a Vice President at JMB International in London in the restructuring group. From 1984 through 1986, Mr. Malkin worked in the corporate finance department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. as an analyst specializing in real estate finance. Mr. Malkin received a Masters of Management at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, in 1988 and received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1984.