Ellie Perlman is the founder of Blue Lake Capital Group, a private investment and management firm focused on multifamily real estate in the United States. Ellie draws from over fifteen years of experience across real estate investment, law, and property management. At current, Blue Lake Capital owns and manages over 3,300 multifamily units across the U.S. Ellie’s professional journey has been featured in Forbes, Yahoo! Finance, and Globe Street, among others. She is a frequent guest contributor to industry publications on the topic of real estate investment.
Her career began in Israel as a lawyer focused on commercial real estate transactions for the country’s largest development company. Thereafter, she became a property manager for one of Israel’s most prominent oil and gas companies where she oversaw an extensive portfolio of commercial properties.
Ellie holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. She earned her undergraduate degree in law and Master’s in Law from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
The Dealmakers’ Edge with A.Y. Strauss highlights the stories, successes, and struggles behind major commercial real estate investors. Each episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at commercial real estate leaders and their unique edge.
Hosted by Aaron Y. Strauss, Managing Partner at A.Y. Strauss
Aaron Y. Strauss is one of the leading legal advisors in the commercial real estate industry, providing insight and guidance for billions worth of transactions during his career. As our firm’s founder and managing partner, he has positioned A.Y. Strauss as one of the region’s most respected law firms for commercial real estate owners, lenders and sponsors, serving the needs of our clients with the utmost in care, integrity and transparency.