American Friends of NATAL is very pleased to announce the addition of Ran Eliasaf to its Board of Directors. Ran is the founder and Managing Partner of Northwind Group, a Manhattan based owner/operator focused on value-add real estate transactions. Northwind oversees a $1 billion portfolio comprised of residential, office, retail, hospitality and senior living properties.

Previously, Ran co-founded EXRE Inc., that teamed with GFI and invested in multiple grocery-anchored shopping centers located in Florida and Texas, totaling over 4.5 million Sq. Ft. Prior to that Ran managed complex residential development projects in Israel. Ran began his career working with the late Advocate Haim Rabinovich z”l.

Ran earned a L.L.B and B.A. both from IDC and served as captain in the Israeli Navy where he held several command positions.