Early in life, Russell Gimelstob set his goals high. Today, he is a successful investor in the real estate industry. As an athletic, he learned discipline playing a variety of sports which followed him through high school and college. While attending Newark Academy and Cornell University, he played tennis and competed against the best in his league.
Raised in New Vernon, NJ, Russell Gimelstob focused on academics while playing tennis at the same time. He led his high school team to state championships for three years. Russell took his talent to Cornell University and played on the men’s team from his freshman year to senior year. He played in the NCAA National Doubles Tournament and won academic awards including All American and All Ivy.
After earning his MPA and BA from Cornell, Gimelstob pursued a career in mortgage securities. Gimelstob joined Goldman Sachs in 2002 working in mortgage securities trading, commodities, fixed income, and currencies. The following year until 2005, Russel Gimelstob became an analyst working in investment banking in real estate. He gained knowledge in lending and borrowing of commercial real estate properties. His expertise gained at Goldman led him to pursue a career as an investor and partner.
During the same year Russel Gimelstob left Goldman Sachs, he formed a partnership with Dune Real Estate Partners. Russel continues to work with the firm on acquisitions, investment management, and development. His investments comprise assets in retail, condominium, multi-family housing, and a hospitality establishment. He went from a champion athlete to a national businessman on the West Coast.
Russel Gimelstob serves as Head of Acquisitions and the Managing Director for Dune Real Estate Partners. He has nearly 15 years of experience closing real estate transactions in debt and equity as a lender and borrower. Russell worked hard and long for his accomplishments as an athlete and continues to work diligently as a business partner.