Ari Shalam

Ari Shalam
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    4th floor Vance Hall
    3733 Spruce Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301

Overview

ARI SHALAM

Professor Ari M. Shalam is the founder and Managing Partner of RWN Real Estate Partners LLC, a NYC based middle market real estate private equity investment platform. RWN targets direct and controlled, joint venture investment opportunities and focuses on most value-add property types in New York City, Texas, North Carolina and Miami. Since June, 2011, RWN has acquired nearly of $800 million of real estate with approximately $350 million of total invested equity across 25 transactions.

From 2009 to 2011, Ari was the President of Enterprise Asset Management, Inc. a real estate centric multi-family office and from 2003 to 2009, he was a Senior Partner and Director of Acquisitions of Taconic Investment Partners, a fully integrated real estate investment and development company focused in New York City. Previously, he was the Director of Acquisitions for the Kaufman Organization. Throughout his real estate career, Ari has led in excess of $2 billion in real estate investments.

Ari is a member of the board of directors Voxx International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), a member of the board of the Good+ Foundation, an advisory board member of the Penn Institute of Urban Research and a former trustee of the Trinity School in New York City.

Ari received his BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania cum laude and his MBA from the Harvard Business School. He lives in New York City with his wife and four children.

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Teaching

Current Courses

  • REAL396 - Real Estate Entrepreneur

    This half-semester course will focus on entrepreneurial aspects of the real estate investment business. The course structure is designed to track the life cycle of real estate investing with different units focusing on discrete stages of the deal process from sourcing and capital raising through asset management and property disposition. At each juncture, granular attention will be paid to real-life deal making skills, all from the perspective of an entrepreneur operating with limited resources in different economic environments. As part of the class, you will analyze deals, models and investment documentation that, once assembled, will arm you with a "deal tool kit" that you can reference as you engage in real estate transactions throughout your career. At the end of the course, time will be allocated to discuss the trajectory of entrepreneurship and how it corresponds to careers in the real estate business.

    REAL396401 ( Syllabus )

  • REAL891 - Real Estate Entrepreneur

    This half-semester course will focus on entrepreneurial aspects of the real estate investment business. The course structure is designed to track the life cycle of real estate investing with different units focusing on discrete stages of the deal process from sourcing and capital raising through asset management and property disposition. At each juncture, granular attention will be paid to real-life deal making skills, all from the perspective of an entrepreneur operating with limited resources in different economic environments. As part of the class, you will analyze deals, models and investment documentation that, once assembled, will arm you with a "deal tool kit" that you can reference as you engage in real estate transactions throughout your career. At the end of the course, time will be allocated to discuss the trajectory of entrepreneurship and how it corresponds to careers in the real estate business.

    REAL891401 ( Syllabus )

Past Courses

  • REAL396 - REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEUR

    This half-semester course will focus on entrepreneurial aspects of the real estate investment business. The course structure is designed to track the life cycle of real estate investing with different units focusing on discrete stages of the deal process from sourcing and capital raising through asset management and property disposition. At each juncture, granular attention will be paid to real-life deal making skills, all from the perspective of an entrepreneur operating with limited resources in different economic environments. As part of the class, you will analyze deals, models and investment documentation that, once assembled, will arm you with a "deal tool kit" that you can reference as you engage in real estate transactions throughout your career. At the end of the course, time will be allocated to discuss the trajectory of entrepreneurship and how it corresponds to careers in the real estate business.

  • REAL891 - REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEUR

    This half-semester course will focus on entrepreneurial aspects of the real estate investment business. The course structure is designed to track the life cycle of real estate investing with different units focusing on discrete stages of the deal process from sourcing and capital raising through asset management and property disposition. At each juncture, granular attention will be paid to real-life deal making skills, all from the perspective of an entrepreneur operating with limited resources in different economic environments. As part of the class, you will analyze deals, models and investment documentation that, once assembled, will arm you with a "deal tool kit" that you can reference as you engage in real estate transactions throughout your career. At the end of the course, time will be allocated to discuss the trajectory of entrepreneurship and how it corresponds to careers in the real estate business.

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