$35MM Multifamily Acquisition | Miami, FL

Structured and arranged joint venture equity to capitalize the acquisition and repositioning of a 243-unit multifamily property in Miami, Florida.


The value-add proposition was undermined by the seller’s limited success in increasing rental rates after upgrading half of the property’s units. Additionally, the sponsor’s track record consisted of one multifamily acquisition of a comparable size, and no previous history with institutional equity partners.


Demonstrated that the seller’s renovations were too expensive and failed to target amenities tenants value the most, such as a swimming pool, covered parking, a gym and landscaping. Identified a capital source willing to underwrite the sponsor’s business plan in exchange for a senior-subordinate structure in the equity. Provided future liquidity options for the client by negotiating sell down rights for half its equity position.

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Seth Shumer




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Alexei Muniak


Mr. Muniak joined Eyzenberg & Company in 2022 to focus on debt and equity originations in his newly adopted home of South Florida.

Mr. Muniak is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Makal Equities, a real estate investment firm specializing in multifamily, industrial and retail property in Southern California and New York. He invested, sourced, and underwrote all commercial development and investment opportunities during this time. Furthermore, Mr. Muniak’s previous position as Managing Director at a Family Office in New York allowed him to develop his skills as he increasingly became involved in all aspects of fundraising and deploying the fund’s investment mandate. In his career to date he has invested, sourced, and underwrote commercial development and investment contracts, exceeding 100 million dollars.

Furthermore, Mr. Muniak is a Board Member and shareholder of the Mangia Hospitality Group in New York, where he oversees all aspects of fundraising, including the Group’s investment mandates. As a strategic dealmaker, Mr. Muniak is responsible for retail acquisitions & new developments and acts as a liaison with City and State Government bureaus. Due to his established reputation as a key player in the real estate and hospitality industry, Mr. Muniak has managed to build a wide portfolio of bicoastal projects and has worked closely with top developers, entrepreneurs, and restaurateurs nationwide.

Originally from New York City, Mr. Muniak graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island, and completed his graduate Business certificate in Sydney, Australia. He is a long-time martial artist and a philanthropist.



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