City Biz List | 07/14/2015
Real Estate Accounting Veteran to Join Firm’s Controllership
GFI Capital Resources Group, Inc. announced today that Eyal Karni has joined the company as Vice President of Accounting and Compliance. The newly created position was established to facilitate the company’s ongoing expansion and assist with enhanced investor-level reporting requirements both in the United States and abroad.
A leading provider of real estate and insurance services, GFI Capital Resources Group’s numerous affiliates specialize in investment sales and financing, property management, construction, and development.
“With experience at prestigious firms such as Cushman and Wakefield and PricewaterhouseCoopers, Eyal brings valuable and varied experience in the areas of finance, accounting, and compliance. He will play an integral part of the growth of GFI Capital Resources Group as we continue to expand our portfolio through hotel and multi-family acquisition and development,” stated GFI Capital CFO Jennifer McLean
In his previous role as Managing Director and Global Assistant Corporate Controller of Accounting for Cushman & Wakefield’s New York City corporate headquarters, Mr. Karni directed the accounting department and interfaced with various corporate functions and dozens of regional offices. Mr. Karni received his Bachelor’s in Business Management from the College of Management in Israel and is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.
“I am thrilled to join GFI Capital Resources Group and contribute to their next phase of growth,” stated Karni. “This position will give me the opportunity to lead a successful team of financial professionals and participate at the executive team level in strategic decision making.”