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Cedar Grove Capital

Vertically Integrated Multi-Family Investment

We work hard to improve communities for a higher return.


Years Leadership Experience


Portfolio Investments




Dedicated Team Members
About Cedar Grove Capital

We deliver results, and are excited about the future.

Founded in 2015 by an experienced, Wall Street-trained financial and operational team, Cedar Grove Capital leverages its vertically integrated operating structure, and disciplined screening process to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for investors and partners. 

Since inception, Principals of Cedar Grove Capital have invested ~$600M in market rate multi-family assets, and successfully exited numerous A, B, and C- class projects across 5 states, delivered net annual returns to  LP's, with hold periods from 1 day, to 5 years.

We are grateful for the opportunity to reward hard work, and look forward to hearing from you. Please reach out.

AAron Gorin | cedar grove capital
Founder, CEO & CIO

Our Properties

Our process

What Matters to Us

Diversity Matters

We Focus on acquisitions in areas with economically diverse employment drivers and sustainable long term growth prospects, not reliant on a single industry.

Value Matters

We identify value and margin of safety based on ease of operational improvements, and by discount to replacement cost, comps, and in-place cash yield. 

Sustainable Cashflow matters

We look for stabilized occupancy, market positioning and recently profitableoperations.Sustainable cash flow immediately after acquisition.

Our Process

Most of our opportunities are off-market, and come from our network.
As analysts, asset managers, operators, and construction managers we choose to invest in projects which play to our strengths.

Our process

We implement proven strategies, and manage with diligent oversight to increase resturns on our investments.


Our strict underwriting guidelines are differentiated by local economic drivers and market dynamics


We optimize capital structure with debt and equity mix specific to business plans


We review & approve budgets, business plans, lease and capital projects

build framework

We develop, manage and report on key performance indicators

strong teams

We lead hands-on value-add strategies: both high level and day- to-day

performance reports

We analyze and report on investment and property-level performance

Aaron heads the CGC Team and oversees all deal sourcing, underwriting, and operations.
Aaron Gorin
Founder, PArtner

Prior to CGC, Mr. Gorin spent 10 years on Wall Street as an Equity Analyst and Venture Capitalist at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. Aaron has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, and other venues for his research and analysis. Aaron holds a BA and MA in Economics from Cornell University. Aaron lives in New York with his wife and 6 children and is active in several local non-profits, including those that provide supportive housing for U.S. military veterans.

Steve Levitz is a seasoned real estate owner and operator, with 20 years of hands-on management experience across all real estates sectors. 
Steve Levitz
Partner, COO

Mr. Levitz’s experience is considerable; he has managed a sizable portfolio that included class A-B-C-D urban and suburban multi- family, as well commercial, retail, and hospitality properties in the New York Tri- state area and on the US East Coast. Mr. Levitz holds a BA from Queens College and a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Yeshiva University.

Michael Nagi works for CGC on all aspects of investment and asset management.
michael nagi
Head of capital markets and Asset management

Mr. Nagi has over 15 years of experience working with private equity funds, hedge funds and institutional investors on business development, risk, portfolio management, and operations. Prior to CGC, Michael worked at Bloomberg LP on the Alternative Investor Desk connecting investors and fund managers seeking capital. Michael has helped to establish multiple funds including being one of the earliest team-members of Blackstone’s GSO Capital.

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290 Central Avenue, Suite 206
Lawrence, NY 11559