The Frankforter Group, headquartered in Montreal, QC, Canada, was founded in 2012 and is led by Yaakov Frankforter. The firm focuses on acquiring institutional grade multi-family and commercial real estate in the United States and Canada. The firm’s current real estate holdings total $3.2B in total value and consist of over 8.2k units of multi-family units, a 3,584-bed healthcare portfolio, a 1,514-unit student housing portfolio, 3 hotels, and 2.5M SF of commercial space. The firm employs two main strategies in its real estate investing: Value-Add and Core+ and have specialized investment professionals that source, underwrite, and execute on the firm’s business plans. The Frankforter Group has realized nine multi-family investments over its lifespan comprising 1,399 multifamily units which have generated an average gross IRR of 19% on invested capital.
Yaakov is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Frankforter Group. Through years of mentorship by his grandfather, Mr. David Rosenberg, Chairman of The Rosdev Group, Yaakov began to venture into partnerships by investing and developing real estate across North America. As an active real estate investor, owner, and operator since 2011, Yaakov has been directly involved in acquiring more than 8,000 multifamily units and has invested across the real estate spectrum including residential, office, hospitality, retail, and industrial properties. Yaakov specializes in multifamily investments, where property performance can be enhanced through multiple operational and strategic capital improvements. Yaakov is responsible for the integration of the firm’s assets, regional management, executive team, and relations with institutional partners, lenders, and investors.