About Us

Combining the highest level of financial expertise with true operating experience

Company Overview


Island Capital Group LLC is a leading international real estate merchant bank headquartered in New York City that controls a diverse group of real estate services companies engaged in a broad range of real estate related activities, including fund management, commercial mortgage servicing, principal investment, and financial advisory and consulting services.

At Island, we pursue a broad range of real estate-related investments that offer the opportunity for highly attractive risk-adjusted returns, including investments in debt and equity securities, real property and real estate operating companies. We combine the highest level of financial expertise with true operating experience, which allows us to view investments more critically and to understand complex opportunities that others do not often see.

Entrepreneurial in nature, nimble in size and robust in depth of experience, Island has access to capital and a deep roster of contacts that is unsurpassed in the industry. As a result, we are a leader in the real estate industry in identifying and capitalizing on innovative and profitable investment opportunities throughout the world.

History


Our Expertise


Principal Investment

Island Capital Group has invested in and currently holds equity interests in real property. We partner with other opportunistic investment funds, sovereign wealth funds and financial institutions on real estate-related investments across all asset classes and geographic regions, with a particular focus on value creation and distressed/restructuring opportunities.

Representative investments include some of New York City’s most recognized commercial properties such as the Helmsley Building, a Class A office building located at 230 Park Avenue, the Class A office building located at 450 Lexington Avenue, The Mandarin Oriental Hotel at the Time Warner Center and the W Hotel in Union Square.

Fund Management

Island Capital Group, through its affiliates, is an experienced fund sponsor with a successful track record of achieving strong investment returns. We actively manage commercial real estate-related investments with AUM of over $8.0 billion.  Our clients include high net worth families, pension fund investors, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and retail investors. Our expertise in property operations distinguishes us from traditional fund sponsors and enables us to more fully understand the risks and rewards inherent in specific assets and securities. Moe information on investments sponsored or managed by Island Capital Group or an affiliate can be found at C-III and Resource websites. 

Advisory, Consulting & Asset Management Services

Island Capital Group provides strategic, restructuring and general advisory services to corporations, government entities, sovereign wealth funds and private clients. Our activities are as diverse as helping the Government of Dubai to create a secondary mortgage market, identifying and executing on opportunities for a sovereign wealth fund to acquire marquis properties in New York City and managing real estate investments for some of the largest pension fund plans and insurance companies in the United States, as well as private equity firms, private pension plans, fund-of-funds and high net worth individuals.

Through our wholly-owned subsidiary, Anubis Advisors, we provide executive management and general strategic advisory services to one of our portfolio companies, C-III Capital Partners LLC.