This year, we are honoring
Jonathon K. Yormak
East End Capital
Jonathon K. Yormak is the co-founder of East End Capital Partners. East End is a fully integrated real estate investment and development firm with holdings and offices in both New York City and Miami. Mr. Yormak oversees all activities at East End, which has acquired over $1 billion of office, residential and retail properties since 2011. In addition, the firm controls over 1 million square feet of development rights in the Wynwood neighborhood in Miami.
Before founding East End, Mr. Yormak was a managing principal at both Ruben Companies and Broadway Partners. On a combined basis, he acquired, repositioned and managed an office portfolio exceeding 15 million square feet located throughout the United States, as well as 1,000 residential units within New York City and Boston. Mr. Yormak has extensive capital market knowledge, having sourced and structured billions of dollars of equity and debt. He also has broad platform-building experience, having started and grown various real estate related businesses. Earlier in his career, he was a real estate attorney at Fried Frank and Pryor Cashman, handling acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings and REIT mergers.
A graduate of Colby College and Fordham Law School, Mr. Yormak sits on the board of directors for the Wynwood Business Improvement District and was a long-time board member of both the UJA-Federation of New York and The Children’s Hearing Institute.
Mr. Yormak lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with Jill, his wife of 16 years, and two daughters, Grace, 13, and Elle, 11.
Each year the Committee plans an exciting night to honor a local leader who has shown devotion, talent and integrity in his or her industry. Past honorees include: