Founder & President
Mr. Valger founded DVO Real Estate and is responsible for the overall management, operations and investing activities of the firm. Mr. Valger is a seasoned industry veteran with extensive experience in all aspects of real estate investing and finance, including originating, structuring, underwriting and managing real estate and corporate private equity transactions valued at more than $5 billion.
Previously, Mr. Valger was a partner with RCG Longview Debt Funds, a New York-based real estate firm offering structured equity and debt products. At RCG, he specialized in multifamily properties and was responsible for originating, structuring and underwriting a variety of real estate mezzanine and preferred equity investments, including more than 25,000 multifamily units. While there, he developed and led the firm’s exclusive Fannie Mae partnership. Prior to RCG Longview, Mr. Valger founded Genesys Holdings, a start-up technology company and was the head of sales & marketing for a multi-national packaged goods marketing firm called NutriPlus. Mr. Valger is a member of the Board of Directors and a former member of the Executive Committee of the UJA/Federation of New York and a member of the Board of Directors of the JCRC of New York.
Mr. Valger received a B.A. from Binghamton University with a Major in Art History and a Minor in Biology and an M.B.A in Real Estate & Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Tel: +1 (212) 391-0902
Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management
Mr. Shore is responsible for DVO’s acquisitions and asset management. Mr. Shore has more than eight years of experience in commercial real estate in positions on the debt and equity investment side including originating senior debt and mezzanine loans, debt restructurings and direct equity investmenting. Throughout his career, he has originated and managed nearly $1 billion in total capitalization of real estate transactions.
Previously, Mr. Shore was an associate with Bank of America where he managed a $500 million loan portfolio of retail, office and multifamily properties, restructured more than $1 billion in senior syndicated notes related to under-performing assets and originated over $140 million in new loans. Mr. Shore received a B.A. in Finance from Boston University’s School of Management and an M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Tel: +1 (646) 403-3777