BID Board Member
Chairman, Finance Committee
Jonathon Yormak is the co-founder and Managing Principal of East End Capital. East End’s portfolio consists of 2.25 million square feet of office, retail, and apartments and over 1 million square feet of development rights, all in New York City and Miami. Since 2011, East End has acquired in excess of $1 billion of real estate and completed construction projects exceeding $130 million. The company is headquartered in New York City, and also has a Miami office located at 2312 N. Miami Avenue in Wynwood. Wynwood is an area of major emphasis for the firm.
Prior to founding East End, Jonathon was a Managing Principal at both Ruben Companies and Broadway Partners. On a combined basis, he acquired, repositioned, and managed an office portfolio exceeding fifteen million square feet located throughout the U.S., as well as 1,000 residential units within New York City and Boston. Jonathon has extensive capital markets knowledge, having sourced and structured billions of dollars of equity and debt. He also has broad platform-building experience, having developed and implemented fiduciary driven processes, procedures, governance, and controls for expanding teams. Earlier in his career, he was a real estate attorney at Fried Frank and Pryor Cashman, handling acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, and REIT mergers. A graduate of Colby College and Fordham Law School, Jonathon also serves as a long-time board member of both the UJA- Federation of New York and The Children’s Hearing Institute.