About Us


Empire Capital Holdings is a private partnership of investment professionals founded in 2004. Empire manages a diverse portfolio with a focus on commercial real estate in top-tier markets and private equity investments. Empire’s holdings span retail, investment & capital markets advisory, hospitality, and various emerging technologies. Empire’s professionals are a high energy, results oriented team, allowing us to carefully analyze and act quickly as circumstances warrant.




Arash "Josh" Rahmani

Founding Partner

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Ebi Khalili

Founding Partner

Aaron Bergman

Aaron Bergman

Partner, Chief Operating Officer


Isabel Rahmani

Chief Financial Officer


Joseph Soufeh

Director of Capital Markets


Jaewoo Chung

Director of Capital Markets Group

Sam Khazaei

Director of Acquisitions