Bringing decades of financial leadership, Ajoy Chandra will lend his vast experience to strategically direct firm, client and investor economic success
DENVER, CO — June 15, 2021 — ERES Companies (ERES), a full-service real estate firm providing brokerage, investment, development, property management, construction management, and consulting services to opportunistic North and South American markets, announced today that veteran financial executive Ajoy Chandra has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Chandra brings 20 years’ experience successfully leading corporate finance departments at public and private companies in capital-intensive industries. His primary role at ERES is to strategically direct all financial functions and teams, including Accounting, Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury and Cash Management, as well as Financial Planning and Analysis. Chandra will lead all company internal controls and work closely with ERES Capital, the firm’s real estate investment and development platform, supporting its investors in both private and public market efforts.
“Ajoy brings an incredible wealth of expertise to ERES which benefits not only our company, but our clients and investors,” says ERES CEO Mike Elliott. “Beyond financial ingenuity, his positive energy and strong leadership will help propel our firm’s continued domestic and international growth and expansion.”
Most recently, Chandra served as Vice President of Treasury and Finance at Gemini Rosemont Commercial Real Estate, an institutionally capitalized private real estate company, which during his tenure owned a property portfolio of 15 million square feet comprising nearly $1.75 billion in assets under management. Over the course of his accomplished career, Chandra has demonstrated success in building high-performing teams and addressing complex issues with fintech [financial technology] that improved processes and increased operational efficiency.
“I am truly excited to join ERES Companies at an important time in the firm’s overall growth and evolution,” says ERES CFO Ajoy Chandra. “I look forward to embracing the challenges and many opportunities that lie ahead.”
Chandra earned an MBA from Columbia Business School as well as a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He also holds a BA in Economics from Queens College.
To learn more about ERES, its service lines, markets and capabilities visit www.erescompanies.com/about.
ABOUT ERES Companies
ERES Companies is a full-service real estate platform. Our core focus is on fast-growing secondary and tertiary markets where we partner with companies and investors to maximize their real estate portfolios. ERES provides brokerage, project management, property and facility management, energy market services, construction, and consulting services. In addition, through our subsidiary ERES Capital, we provide full-service real estate investment and development services focused on unique, off-market opportunities across hospitality, healthcare, industrial and education verticals. Always opportunistic about expanding operations, ERES has twelve domestic and international office locations in Denver, CO (headquarters), Bozeman, MT, Fort Worth, TX, Grand Junction, CO, Houston, TX, Midland, TX, New York, NY, Washington DC, Williston, ND, Los Angeles, CA, Guyana, Georgetown and Neuquén, Argentina. For more information, visit www.erescompanies.com.
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