• Principals

     

    Click on each principal for their bio.

  • Jordan Vogel

    Principal/ Co-Founder

    Jordan Vogel has been actively investing in and managing residential real estate in New York City since 2001.

    As Co-Founder and Managing Member of Benchmark Real Estate Group, LLC, Jordan oversees all acquisitions for the firm. He has purchased over $1 billion of residential real estate in New York City since Benchmark was established in 2009.

    Prior to forming Benchmark with Aaron Feldman, Jordan worked under Stephen Siegel (Global Chairman of CBRE) at SG2 Properties, LLC, heading their acquisitions group. Prior to SG2, Jordan worked at William Moses Co., Inc., an owner-operator of luxury apartments in Manhattan. He was responsible for asset management and the day-to-day operation of the entire portfolio.

    Jordan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and received a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from New York University. He currently sits on the Advisory Board of Grameen America, a microfinance bank located in New York. He is also an active Board Member at Kulen Outreach, a non-profit network of sustainable schools in Cambodia​.

    Contact information: jordan@benchmarkrealestate.com

  • Aaron Feldman

    Principal/ Co-Founder

    Aaron Feldman has been actively investing in and managing residential real estate in New York City since 2005 and, along with Jordan Vogel, founded Benchmark Real Estate Group in 2009.

    At Benchmark, Aaron has developed relationships with third-party capital partners and fund investors. Aaron is on the Investment Committee and is in charge of construction and redevelopment and shares responsibilities for asset management and acquisitions. Since founding Benchmark in 2009, Aaron has worked on the acquisition, financing, redevelopment, restructuring and sale of over $1 billion of real estate.

    Prior to forming Benchmark Real Estate Group, Aaron worked at SG2 Properties, LLC, heading their Manhattan Property and Asset Management Group. In this position, Aaron oversaw the daily operations for a portfolio of 500 apartments with a value of $300 million. He was directly responsible for investment performance, which included all aspects of redevelopment, construction, revenue and expense management, marketing and leasing.

    A graduate of Tulane University, Aaron is an active member of the Tulane Alumni Board, in addition to being a 2011 Athletic Hall of Fame inductee for his accomplishments as a member of the baseball team. He actively participates in several charities, including New York Restoration Project, (Re)Food, and Grow NYC.

    Contact information: aaron@benchmarkrealestate.com

  • Brian Dooley

    Principal

    Brain Dooley is a Principal of the company and joined Benchmark in October of 2018.  He works closely with the founders Jordan Vogel and Aaron Feldman in all operations of the Company including the acquisition, disposition, financing and asset management of Benchmark’s portfolio.
     
    Prior to joining Benchmark, Mr. Dooley was a First Vice President in CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services division, based in Manhattan, where he specialized in both tenant and landlord representation. During his time at CBRE, Mr. Dooley successfully negotiated more than 2,500,000 sq. ft. of transactions. His primary role was to facilitate, manage and execute both the acquisition and disposition processes for clients in New York City.
     
    Prior to CBRE, Mr. Dooley worked as a Financial Analyst with the Financial Sponsors Group at Deutsche Bank.
     
    Mr. Dooley received a BA from Hofstra University.  He currently resides in Upper Brookville, New York with his wife Ashley and their three children.

    Contact information: brian@benchmarkrealestate.com