The Group's companies employ 30 people - all under one roof and with the support of its experienced management team-working in unison and fully integrated in the management of its projects and daily operations.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder of GNR Group
Eyal Guigui specializes in identifying real estate development opportunities with the potential for superior returns, repositioning these developments, and organizing strategic relationships necessary to execute these transactions. In addition, Mr. Guigui is considered an expert in streamlining financing processes, and the extensive network of financing resources he was able to build over the years has helped reposition GNR Group as one of the top real estate companies of its kind in the Philadelphia area.
Mr. Guigui has over 20 years of experience in numerous aspects of the real estate industry. Prior to founding GNR, Mr. Guigui was a Managing Director at one of New York’s premier business to business event companies geared towards the real estate industry, where he grew the business from 3 to 22 employees in just two and a half years, and contributed to an increase in revenue from $300,000 in the first year to $2.4 million in the third.
Previously Mr. Guigui was a Senior Consultant at KPMG’s Real Estate and Hospitality Practice, where he conducted market research and generated reports KPMG clients, which consisted primarily of real estate developers. Projects included marketing, feasibility, economic impact, operations, management, and strategic planning studies.
Mr. Guigui holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with concentrations in Marketing and Finance from Ryerson University of Toronto.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder of GNR Group
Rudy has 14 years of proven experience in the American real estate market.
Rudy is responsible for managing the group’s active investment funds, its business development and capital raising.
Oren Ben Ari
Chief executive Officer
Oren joined the team three years ago and runs the US operations with a focus on projects and asset management. Before joining GNR, Oren served as VP at Lapidot Group in Israel, and prior to that as a logistics officer in the IDF at the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel. Oren holds a BA of Economics and Management from the Tel Aviv University.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael joined GNR Group early in 2016 and handles day-to-day asset management and portfolio performance optimization for GNR Group. Michael has over twelve years of experience in real estate asset management and fiscal analysis of real estate transactions. Michael has an MBA with specialization in Finance and Real Estate from Villanova University.
Chief Operations Officer
Gil joined GNR Group in 2016 and manages the Property Management Operations, the company Technology and handles Investor Relations Post Sales. While Gil's managerial experience is from the High Tech industry and dates back to 2004, he joined GNR in the Real Estate industry to implement his knowledge of Technology Based Management and Lean/Agile methodologies to support GNR's rapid growth. Gil's previous role was Director of R&D at Perion Networks (Nasdaq: PERI). Gil has a BA in Computer Science and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University (Recanati Business school).
Crystal A. Burks
Crystal joined GNR at 2010 as an administrative assistant and has since worked her way up through several key positions until becoming GNR's Property Manager. Crystal's real estate experience includes Commercial and Residential, Leasing and Property Management since 2007. Crystal's passion for Real Estate shows through her hard work, dedication and relationships with tenants. Crystal is currently working towards an APM designation and her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
Denise is the pioneer employee within the GNR Group. She handles the purchasing of all properties through auctions and Market properties. Denise is an expert in market trends throughout the Philadelphia area with over 13 years of experience and solid professional reputation and history of over 50M$ in acquisition and disposition transactions. Denise is a license Broker in PA.
Acquisition and Investor Relations Manager
Meir Joined GNR in 2014 and manages the Acquisition department and the Pre-Sale Investor Relations. With vast experience in Philadelphia's real estate market, Meir identifies real estate trends and analyzes market potentials, to structure GNR's investment profit platforms and target new acquisitions towards these models. Meir also serves as GNR’s delegate in facing banks' appraisers for property financing.
Construction Project Manager
Omri manages GNR's construction management teams, he is responsible for all on and off site construction management. Omri has years of experience in construction & renovations in residential and commercial properties.
Omri holds a BA in Business Administration.