Since its inception in 2009, BH3 has acquired, restructured, and recapitalized or sold an impressive portfolio valued in excess of $1 Billion, comprising over 1.5 Million square feet of high-end residential condominiums in the South Florida market, more than 500 rental apartments in New York City, and dozens of mixed-use properties throughout South Florida and New York City.
The firm’s winning and proven investment strategy is to secure underperforming and underutilized assets for strategic repositioning through a hands-on management style and development approach.
With an expertise in complex distressed and workout scenarios, Mr. Lebensohn oversees the Legal and Structuring components of BH3’s acquisitions. Prior to co-founding BH3, Mr. Lebensohn served as an in-house counsel to a Manhattan owner, operator and developer for several years and has more than 20 years of operational and investment experience, including acquisitions and management of multifamily projects in NYC through BH3-affiliate Windward Real Estate. Mr. Lebensohn holds a juris doctorate from the prestigious New York Law School and practiced law in New York City for more than 12 years.
With an expertise in financial analysis, sales and marketing, Mr. Freedman oversees Acquisitions, Financial Analysis, and Sales/Marking efforts at BH3. Prior to co-founding BH3, Mr. Freedman was a principal in a private lending company based in South Florida that financed bridge loans on commercial and residential real estate, where he managed a national team of more than 40 account executives. Mr. Freedman holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University.
With an expertise on construction oversight and investor relations, Mr. Phelan oversees Construction Management and Investor Relations at BH3. Prior to co-founding BH3, Mr. Phelan served as Vice President of Loan Acquisitions for Bayview Commercial and was instrumental in starting Bayview’s Commercial Loan Correspondent Program. He also served as Vice President of Whole Loan Sales & Trading at Jefferies & Co. Mr. Phelan holds a bachelor’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Business Administration from University of Miami.