Josh

Josh Rahmani

Founding Partner

Email: josh@empirecapitalre.com
Phone: +1 212 213 4551
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Arash “Josh” Rahmani is the co-founder of several companies spanning real estate, private equity, hospitality, technology, and retail. He is a seasoned professional with vast knowledge of markets and a superior track record as a dealmaker and leader.

Josh has extensive experience structuring transactions involving capital markets, investment sales, acquisitions, recapitalizations, joint ventures, and financing institutional grade assets. He has 19 years of executive experience in project management, developing, executing, and completing business plans, as well as corporate governance, acquisitions and restructuring.

Over the course of his career, he has structured more than $6 billion in transactions and over $1 billion in sponsored acquisitions. He has partnered with and advised local and international investors, including ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices, and financial institutions.

Josh is a member at the Economic Club of New York. He was the recipient of the Young Jewish Professionals Deal Maker & Achievement Award for 2022 and the Entrepreneurship Award for 2023 from the Harvard University Venture Capital Group.

Josh began his career in his first semester in college at Adelphi University where he got his real estate license in 2004. Since founding Empire Capital Holdings as an investment manager, he has participated in a series of acquisitions with groups including Invesco, Blackstone, RXR, AEW, Silverstein Properties, TA Advisors, The Lighthouse Guild, Wheelock Capital, Acadia Realty Trust, Oaktree, Namdar Realty Group, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, CBRE, JLL, Cushman & Wakefield, Eastdil Secured, Newmark, Avison & Young, and Meridian Capital.