Daniel Kaplan is a Partner with a concentrated focus on real estate fund advisory for the EA RESIG Group, with over 25 year of experience. Dan oversees a variety of REIT and, Opportunity Zone Funds, in addition to distressed and opportunistic, equity and debt funds.
Prior to joining the firm, Dan served as the Chief Financial Officer from 2006 through 2009, of Island Global Yachting (“IGY”), a boutique real estate private equity fund, helped build it into the world’s largest developer and operator of luxury marinas. IGY was founded by Andrew Farkas and other former senior executives of Insignia Financial Group, a NYSE traded company. Dan served in a variety of roles at Insignia, primarily as the Chief Financial Officer of their residential property division, Insignia Douglas Elliman, helping facilitate its successful sale to Prudential Real Estate in where he remained until rejoining the Insignia executive team. Having been on both the operational side and the client-service side, Dan has exceptional insight into his clients’ needs. Dan began his career in 1994 with a Big 4 firm.
Dan frequently develops and moderates real estate industry Q&A’s and panel presentations, and publishes articles on a variety of topics related to real estate industry.