Mr. Schwartz has been involved in the formation of investment funds organized as partnerships, REITs and regulated investment companies, as well as funds with multiple tiers and feeders; the organization and recapitalization of office, retail, apartment and service companies; and numerous investments for both taxable and tax-exempt investors. He has represented USAA Real Estate Company, BlackRock Real Estate Advisors, Guggenheim Real Estate, Menlo Realty, The Wolff Company, CapRidge Partners and others in in the formation of a variety of open end and closed end real estate funds.
Outside of the real estate industry, he has handled a variety of novel collaborative business ventures involving the development, licensing and commercialization of intellectual property.
Mr. Schwartz is the firm's voting member of the Pension Real Estate Association. He is also a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Union of Concerned Scientists.