WELCOME TO ESJ

A full service asset management firm, focused on the entire investment life cycle, including Asset Management, Development & Construction Management and Property Management.

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
We offer various investment opportunities in different real estate classes. Our current market focus spans across the USA, with a hot spot in the Southeast.
ESJ is comprised of investment vehicles based in the USA managed by ESJ Capital Partners, LLC (an SEC-registered Investment Advisor) and in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, managed by ESJ Management sàrl. These investment vehicles are shaped as funds or club deals.
OUR INVESTORS
We work with investors from diverse backgrounds, including high net worth individuals, institutional investors and corporations.
Through our offices in Miami (USA) and Luxembourg (Europe), ESJ has a direct access to major financial investors across the globe.
MANAGEMENT OWNED
We are a management owned company. Founded in 2008 at the height of world financial crises, we have seen exponential growth in the past 8 years. ESJ’s portfolio today spans over 3 million square feet and has exceeded $650 Million USD under management.
ESJ’s philosophy is to provide optimum returns for our investors through disciplined procedures, selective investment criteria and structured processes. Amid this rapid growth, we remain dedicated to these principles.

Our Portfolio

Some Of Our Recent Projects & Assets

OUR TEAM

ESJ currently employs a roster of high caliber industry professionals across its offices in Miami and Luxembourg.

Arnaud Sitbon
Arnaud Sitbon President & CEO

Arnaud is the founder and managing partner of Flore Invest, a Miami-based Investment company, and ESJ Asset Management, LLC which today is involved in the ownership and management of over 500,000 square feet of office, shopping centers and retail properties in Florida and Georgia. Prior to moving to the US, Arnaud was directly involved in the management of Finorvest, a French real estate investment group, founded in 1984, which owns and manages over 1,000,000 square feet of prime office and retail properties in Paris. Arnaud is a Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker and a CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designee. He holds a Masters degree in Real Estate Management and Development from "Université" Paris IX Dauphine. He works at the Miami office.

Gabriel Amiel
Gabriel Amiel Chairman

Gabriel began his career at one of Europe’s largest IT houses, Generale de Services Informatique (GSI). After a 22-year tenure of continued success, he participated in the LMBO and the sale of the company to ADP (USA). In 1996, Gabriel founded CR Europe, an IT consulting company, and sold it in 2002 to one of its biggest competitors in Europe. In 2003, Gabriel co-founded a private equity fund targeting midsize companies. The following year he took his investment expertise to the US and founded RealFund Capital, a real estate private equity fund targeting American income producing properties. Gabriel’s entrepreneurial nature and experience in real estate, finance and private equity are valuable assets to the organization. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science. He works at the Miami office.

Philippe Marchal
Philippe Marchal Executive Director

Philippe serves as Executive Director in charge of the management of the Luxembourg-based office. He has over 15 years of experience in finance including private equity/real estate, estate planning, structured finance and audit. Prior to joining ESJ in 2011, Philippe has worked with Deloitte (formerly Deloitte&Touche) and with Bank Degroof Petercam (formerly Bank Degroof) in Brussels and Luxembourg for over 7 years. At Bank Degroof Petercam, Philippe worked with the structured finance and credits department in charge of structuring and co-managing private funds. He also sat on the Bank Degroof Credit Committee. Philippe holds a law degree (UCL – Belgium), diploma in entrepreneurship (UCL – Belgium) and a master degree in European tax law (ESSF – Belgium). Philippe works at the Luxembourg office.

Matthew Fuller
Matthew Fuller Chief Investment Officer

Matt serves as its Chief Investment Officer responsible for the acquisition and the disposition of assets. Prior to joining ESJ, Matt has spent the last 14 years in structured real estate finance and debt acquisitions, most recently at KeyBank Real Estate Capital where he originated CMBS, Life Company, securitized bridge and mezzanine financing for institutional and private investors nationally. Previous to KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Matt opened Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance’s Ft. Lauderdale office to focus on CMBS, bridge and mezzanine debt originations within the Southeast US. In his spare time, Mr. Fuller is an adjunct professor within Nova Southeastern University’s Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and volunteer teacher with Junior Achievement. Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies from Babson College.

Elie Mimoun
Elie Mimoun Chief Operating Officer - Head of Portfolio

Elie serves as Chief Operating Officer. He is Head of Portfolio and is based in Miami, FL. A Veteran of commercial, corporate and real estate law, with a track record of many years in brokering and managing both business and real estate properties throughout the Southeast, Midwest United States and Israel.  Experienced in representing investors, developers, private lenders and other beneficiaries in a large range of transactions which include prospecting, negotiating, due diligence and managing once reaching a successful closing. Elie holds an LLB (Bachelor of Laws Degree) from the University of Sussex, UK..

Patrice Grunbaum
Patrice Grunbaum Chief Financial Officer

Patrice Grunbaum currently serves as our Chief Financial Officer. Patrice He has over 18 years of experience in the financial services sector, including six years in New York City, four years in Paris, France, and eight years in South Florida. Prior to joining ESJ in 2016, Patrice was the Audit Executive for Caribbean Financial Group, a consumer finance company. Patrice also previously served as a Senior Manager in the Assurance practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he provided audit and consulting services to large private and public companies, including banking, capital market, and insurance companies. During his tenure at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Patrice also served as a consultant with the National Professional Services office specializing in SEC matters for both domestic and foreign private issuers. Patrice received his Masters degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Paris Dauphine. Patrice is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the AICPA. He works at the Miami office.