Praveen Kamath

(aka Yisroel Lerner)

Founder and Managing Member of AOM Investments

Mr. Kamath brings to AOM Investments a broad knowledge base encompassing both business and law. With his extensive background in law, finance and commercial real estate, his vision is to spearhead the growth of AOM Investments into various real estate sectors and asset classes. At the initial stage, he plans on focusing primarily on multi-family properties, including distressed properties and non-performing notes. Looking forward, Mr. Kamath envisions identifying growth also in other investment vehicles, including office and retail asset classes.

In his previous role as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at a private real estate investment company with interests in gross assets exceeding $750 million, Mr. Kamath participated at the highest levels in all aspects of the business. As Executive Vice President, Mr. Kamath was actively involved in running the company, including vetting all transactional matters, monitoring employment issues, analyzing and formulating business plans and targets, and mapping out the future vision of the company. As General Counsel, Mr. Kamath was in charge of overseeing all legal matters relating to the company, ranging from transactions to litigations, entity structures, compliance, and instituting best corporate practices. With his dual roles, Mr. Kamath raised the bar and reformed all facets of the business, honed the modus operandi within all divisions and markedly set the path to increase overall revenue.

Mr. Kamath received, with high honors, a Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Investment from NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate. Before that, he received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Michigan School of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University. He began his career by serving as a Judicial Clerk for a federal district court judge in the Southern District of New York and then for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware. Subsequently, he worked for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in their New York City office. There he focused on various practice areas, working on matters with an aggregate value of over $10 billion. He has published widely, including works both in English and in Hebrew, the latter during his years as a Talmudic Scholar in the Mir College of Talmudic Law.