Jonathan Simon and Matthew Baron lead Simon Baron Development (SBD). The firm controls over $1 billion of real estate primarily located in NYC and the surrounding areas.
SBD focuses on opportunistic, value add acquisitions and looks for opportunities that require development, redevelopment or repositioning. The firm's principals have extensive experience with ground up development, renovations of existing buildings and repositioning of failed or mismanaged assets.
SBD has a long history in NYC (it was founded in 1990 by Jonathan Simon) and the firm prides itself on its ability to seek out and find unique opportunities, both marketed and off market. SBD has also worked with, and currently maintains relationships with, many institutional firms such as banks and real estate private equity firms that continue to act as sources of capital for the firm’s transactions.