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About Us

Goldman Investments is an industry leader in privately-held vertically integrated commercial real estate investments. Located in Chicago, Illinois and all major cities in Texas, we have over a decade of experience and success in the acquisition, development, management, and financing of multifamily properties across the U.S and the U.K.

With a real estate portfolio surpassing $500 million, our focus is on value-added residential transactions using innovative in-house technology.
Goldman Investments continually challenges the status quo, demonstrating sustainable yield and high returns through a strategic mix of conservative investing and disruptive technology.

Meet The Team

Hadar Goldman

Hadar Goldman

Founder

Hadar brings over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and investments with a strong background in acquisition, development, and asset management across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel.

As the founder of Goldman Investments, Hadar is responsible for the overall strategic planning and development of acquisition programs in the company's target regions.
In 2015, his love for real estate and technology brought him to found C​2​, an innovative technology software platform geared to manage all renting needs. Today, C2 operates in over 12,000 rental units across the U.S, simplifying rental management and improving the residency experience for millions of tenants.

Before starting his career in real estate, Hadar founded Zarmon Goldman DDB, one of the largest advertising agencies in Israel, and received multiple international awards for creativity and innovation.

He was part of the key marketing team of WALLA, the largest Israeli web portal. Hadar holds an MBA from London University and a B.A (Art) from Tel Aviv University. He is a top violinist having played with international orchestras, top musicians and artists, and also took part as one of the five sharks in Shark Tank Israel. Hadar plays the Violin and is a football fanatic.

Eyal Ziv

Eyal Ziv

CEO

Over 10 years of experience in the capital market in Israel. Served as the CFO of Altshuler Shaham Properties (the real estate funds of Altshuler Shaham investments house).
Prior to Altshuler Shaham, Eyal served as a controller in Cedar Fund (VC) and Discount Capital.
Eyal holds a B.A. in accounting and economics from Bar Ilan university.

Michael Daniels

Michael Daniels

Special Advisor

Michael Daniels is Chief Operating Officer for Goldman Investments.
Mr. Daniels has been with Cagan since 1984 and currently supervises the Management Division of GI. Mr. Daniels has expertise in the management of commercial and residential properties consisting of, but not limited to, rental and leasing of multifamily and mixed use buildings. He is accomplished in the management of high-rise, low-rise, and walk up properties.

He has overseen the rehab of thousands of units.
Michael is often called upon by industry leaders to share his expertise in the field through trade shows, seminars and published articles.

Michael Daniels is a hands-on professional who is available to meet with clients and employees at any time to discuss their needs. Michael earned his B.A. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and enjoys all outdoor activities, especially ice hockey, biking and downhill skiing.

Chris Akbari

Chris Akbari

Texan Partner

Chris is the President of ITEX, the key partner of Goldman Investments in Texas. Chris is also a partner at C2 Communities, Goldman Investments in-house management software technology.

Before joining ITEX, Chris graduated from Lamar University with a Finance degree and is a graduate from Harvard Business School Owner/President/Management Executive Education program (OPM51).

Chris is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, National Affordable & Workforce Housing Council, Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers, Texas Apartment Association, and the National Multifamily Housing Council.

Brian Kochendorfer

Brian Kochendorfer

Asset Management Principle

Brian brings 15 years of diversed experience in the real estate industry.
During the past 5 years he manage Essex Realty Group, Inc. one of the leading real estate brokerage company in Chicago. Before joining Essex in 2014 and focuses on the sale of multifamily investment properties throughout the Chicagoland area.

Brian prides himself on building long-lasting relationships with clients by tailoring to their individual goals.

Prior to joining Essex, Brian worked as a Senior Advisor for the Chicago office of Sperry Van Ness, LLC as well as the southwest suburban office of Network Commercial Real Estate where he specialized in the suburban retail representation of multiple sale, lease, and development transactions.

Doron Avitan

Doron Avitan

Chief Customer Officer

Doron joined Goldman Investments a couple of years ago. In his position Doron is responsible for managing the business relationship withh our investors. Under his position Doron manages Goldman Investments marketing, sales, Investors support, and our investors portal. His love of real estate brought him to invest in the US for over 6 years.
In addition, Doron is a partner and leads the company's Solar Energy Department.
Under this position, Doron negotiates all commercial terms with leading ecosystem partners, including institutional land owners, private electricity providers, developers and other entrepreneurs.
Prior to joining GI, Doron was managing hundreds of employees in one of the leading Israeli security forces.
Doron lives with his wife and 5 kids in South Israel.

Ido Izsak

Ido Izsak

VP Creative

In his position, Ido is responsible for the art and design of Goldman Investments buildings and their branding. In addition he is responsible for managing the digital media channels of the firm.

Ido brings over 20 years of experience in the design, marketing and digital marketing in Israel.
He started his career as a leading photographer for the leading Israeli fashion and commercial brands such as Fox, Delta and Domino's,. etc.
In addition, Ido worked for the leading publishers in Israel as their in-house photographer.

In 2013 Ido established the first Israeli company that manage digital media channels for the leading brands in Israel - Samsung, Superpharm, Castro, and many others.
Ido is one of Samsung's presentors in Israel today.

Giuliana Barda

Giuliana Barda

Comptroller

As Comptroller, Giuliana brings to her position 20 years of experience in finance and international business.

Prior to joining Goldman Investments, she served for 11 years as Asset Manager for an international real estate firm, overseeing operations for more than 100 commercial and residential properties in the New York City metropolitan area. Among her key responsibilities were developing and administering annual budgets; identifying opportunities to acquire strategic assets, enhance ROI and reduce risk; and utilizing her expertise in American accounting, banking, taxation, regulatory, construction and governance practices, in order to liaise effectively with a wide variety of third-party service providers. Earlier in her career, she oversaw financial operations, acquisitions, improvements and dispositions for an international realty firm with properties in Canada; served in Florida as founding controller for an international infrastructure for public works; and worked in health care accounting in New Jersey.

Giuliana was raised in Rome, where she earned a BBA from John Cabot College before emigrating to America and earning an MBA in Business and Finance from the University of Miami in Florida. A mother of three, she enjoys downhill skiing, yoga and cooking in her free time.

Korin Diamant

Korin Diamant

Special Operations

Korin brings 10 years of experience in the business world. She is the one that make things happen.
As such, Korin has key responsibilities with our investors and lenders, real estate partners, and whoever is connected to the group.

Korin loves to travel around the world, enjoys electronic music and sport.

Nachi Neuman

Nachi Neuman

Acquisition Manager

Nachi is a real savvy and talented real estate person, with more than 7 years of experience in CRE from Chicago.
Prior to joining Goldman Investments, Nachi was a Senior Originator and Underwriter at a boutique capital advisory firm.
Nachi has underwritten over $5 Billion worth of transactions and while working as a capital advisor took part in placing over $700MM of debt and equity in numerous real estate deals.
His experience extends to private equity real estate funds as well as a large New York real estate development firm.
Nachi worked for several years as an analyst learning the ins-and-outs of real estate investing and lending.
He loves sports and enjoys going to sporting events, especially when a Chicago team is playing.