Managing Partner and founder of the real estate investment firm Glacier Global Partners LLC in New York City, Yaniv Blumenfeld holds over 15 years of experience in the real estate and banking industries. Specializing in equity investments and debt financing, Mr. Blumenfeld and his company offer a range of investment banking services, such as joint venture capital, bridge and mezzanine loans, as well as preferred equity, core plus, and opportunistic equity investments. Throughout his professional career, Yaniv Blumenfeld has underwritten, priced, structured, and syndicated more than $15 billion worth of commercial real estate loans and equity transactions. Yaniv Blumenfeld studied real estate finance at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, New York, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 1995. Upon graduation, he worked as a Real Estate Consultant with Ernst & Young specialty group. Moving from consulting to real estate investment banking, Yaniv Blumenfeld then held numerous positions with some of Wall Street’s leading companies. He served as a Managing Director of Bear Stearns and thereafter JP Morgan, Managing Director at Eurohypo running its US Capital Markets group and Large Loan CMBS business. Prior to that, Yaniv Blumenfeld worked as a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.; UBS AG-PaineWebber; and Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Co. Ltd. Outside of his present work, Yaniv Blumenfeld serves as a Director on boards for multiple philanthropic organizations. Mr. Blumenfeld currently works with the nonprofits the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the UJA-Federation of New York, and Elem, which works in Israel to help Arab and Jewish youth.