Island Capital Group is a leading real estate merchant bank, which specializes in real estate securities, real estate operating businesses and real estate investing. Island Capital Group is headquartered in New York City and was founded in May 2003 by Andrew Farkas. Farkas now serves as a Managing Member, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Island Capital Group.
Island Capital Group controls different groups of real estate services companies. A few of these companies includes C-III Capital Partners, Anubis Advisors and Island Global Yachting. C-III Capital Partners is Island Capital Group’s largest subsidiary. C-III Asset Management LLC is a subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners. Applied Technology & Management, Inc. is a subsidiary of Island Global Yachting.
C-Bridge Capital was created in 2013 by Island Capital Group in order to expand ICG’s real estate business into the Asia Pacific region. ICG Realty LLC is a subsidiary of Island Capital Group, which provides real estate brokerage services.
Island Capital Group deals with a variety of different real estate related investments that offer the opportunity for risk-adjusted returns. This includes investments that are in equity and debt securities, real estate operating companies and real property.
Prior to founding Island Capital in 2003, Farkas was Chairman and CEO of Insignia Financial Group. Insignia Financial Group is a global real estate services company, which Farkas established in 1990. In July 2003, Insignia merged with CB Richard Ellis to create CBRE. The two companies together created the largest commercial property company in the world at the time.Read More