Executive Director of Capital Markets
Barry Levenson is a visionary leader and strategist with extensive experience in real estate, financial services and a demonstrated ability to achieve high-growth objectives at the highest corporate levels. He is a proven builder of successful companies with over 30 years of executive experience in fast-growth organizations. As Executive Director of Capital Markets at Strategic Holdings, Mr. Levenson oversees the capital raising and Investor Relations department. Mr. Levenson previously functioned in the role of CEO at Strategic Holdings during the start up phase, and saw it grow to over $200 million through the acquisition of over 25 multifamily properties across the country.
Prior to Strategic Holdings, Mr. Levenson was a founding officer of banking giant Countrywide Bank (acquired by Bank of America), and a Managing Director at PennyMac Loan Services, LLC. He has been a Chief Officer of numerous additional companies including Homestore/Move.com/Realtor.com. Mr. Levenson was also a Senior Consultant in the Roulac Real Estate Group at Deloitte Consulting, and has been a board member of BAI (Bank Administration Institute), Haas Business School at UC Berkeley, and the National Literacy Network. He also currently operates as Chief Executive Officer at Gavilan Capital.
Mr. Levenson earned an MBA from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Real Estate from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.