Paul JaffeVice President

Paul Jaffe joined MRA in January of 2020 and currently serves as the firm’s Director of Acquisitions where he is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and managing the investment process. Mr. Jaffe participates in the full deal life cycle, including the execution of post-close business plans through development/construction and asset/property management, as well as investor relations and, finally, recapitalizations & dispositions of assets under management.

Paul Jaffe’s real estate career began at Anchin, Block & Anchin, auditing private real estate companies and their underlying assets to prepare annual financial, current value, and operating escalation statements. He later joined The Berkshire Group, where he worked on acquisitions, portfolio management, and investor relations for a private equity fund vehicle focused on opportunistic real estate investment through entity-level and GP equity commitments to real estate operating companies exhibiting specialized asset class and market expertise. Mr. Jaffe also spent time in advisory roles, focusing on underwriting for both capital markets and investment sales transactions at Townhouse Partners and Ackman Ziff.

Mr. Jaffe received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and developed his real estate finance knowledge through coursework at NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. Additionally, he is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of New York and is ARGUS certified. Mr. Jaffe participates in multiple real estate networking groups including the Urban Land Institute (ULI), New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN), Real Estate Ascending Leaders (REAL), and Garden City Real Estate (GCRE).