Russell Gimelstob is a member of the team at Dune Real Estate Partners. He joined this company within the first year of its opening for business. He is a partner, managing director, head of acquisitions, and on the Investment Committee. He started as an associate and earned his current positions due to his hard work, dedication, and ambition.
Since joining Dune 14 years ago, Russell Gimelstob has designed and implemented many complex real estate transactions. He has acted as an owner/operator, borrower, lender, joint venture partner, and developer. The types of real estate he has dealt with include hospitality, data centers, condos, retail, and multifamily assets. These investments have occurred mainly on the West Coast but are located across the United States.
Before joining Dune, he had worked for Goldman Sachs in multiple positions. For two years he was an analyst in their Real Estate Investment Banking Division. He also spent a year in their Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities Division, where he worked with commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Russell Gimelstob actively supports The Valerie Fund. This is a nonprofit that helps kids with blood disorders or cancer. He was an honoree of the Hebrew Academy for Special Children in 2012. He is also a board member of the University Of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and the Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board.
He is in the Athletic Hall of Fame at the high school he attended, Newark Academy. This honor is open to former students, teams, athletic directors, coaches, and administrators who had great athletic careers at the school. He was inducted in 2013 after distinguishing himself as an accomplished tennis player. He was the school’s tennis team captain in 1995, 1996, and 1997. He led this team to the state championship three times in a row.