- Saturday, April 22
- Commercial Sessions
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bal Harbor - Four Seasons Miami
Suzuki Capital LLC
Sam Suzuki is the CEO of Suzuki Capital LLC, a real estate investment, development and hospitality company. Honored as one of the top 50 Asian American Businessmen in 2005, has been in real estate finance and development for 32 years. His experience includes real estate debt workouts, construction, multi-family management, and retail development. Mr. Suzuki was the Principal and founder of Hunter Property management LLC, a company he formed in 2008 to develop low income housing. Prior to Hunter, Mr. Suzuki spent 13 years as principal/CEO of vintage group, LLC, a $500 million real estate development group which he co-founded in 1994 to acquire real estate and develop vacant land into multi-family apartment buildings. NYARM and ABO twice awarded Vintage with “Best Management Company”, in 2003 and 2005.
Mr. Suzuki has vast experience in purchasing non-performing assets, including multi-family buildings, from banks and financial institutions. Notable transactions include working with Banker Federal (was Washington Mutual), Gotham Bank, Intervest and IDB to acquire $200 million in distressed debt during the Savings and Loans crises. Additionally, Mr. Suzuki collaborated with Lehman Brothers and private investors to purchase $100 million in distressed debt from Korean Banks.
Mr. Suzuki is a distinguished developer of multifamily buildings, commercial retail, residential townhouses, affordable housing, garden apartments and extended stay hotels. He is responsible for over $300 million in residential condominium projects in New York City including highlights such as Loft 14, Number 5 and Clement Clarke. He is currently developing 72 Caton Place in Brooklyn $126 Million, NY, 327 East 22nd Street $25 Million, 17 West 24th Street $31 Million, and 25 Shout Karaoke Box in 12 states $25 Million.