Jon Mayblum’s expertise includes managing a team of senior real estate professionals applying a hands-on approach to analyzing and resolving clients’ issues. Working with companies burdened by underperforming assets and portfolios, Jon collaborates with management to maximize asset performance and value. He applies his business and legal background to provide strategic advice to all stakeholders, including debtors and creditors, in complex and distressed situations. He has substantial expertise in management, operations, negotiations, and structuring complex real estate projects.
Before forming Arcturus, Jonathan spent 18 years with the Ruben Companies (formerly Lawrence Ruben Co.) the last ten years of which he served as President. As President, he oversaw more than 7 million square feet of prime commercial and residential properties in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston. Jonathan was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, which included managing a team of over 50 professionals, including leasing, construction, operations, and financial professionals. He structured numerous joint ventures and investments with leading institutions, including Goldman Sachs, Cerberus Capital Management, Soros Fund Management, Vornado Realty Trust and Related Companies.
Among his many accomplishments, Jon was a co-founder of Workspeed Holdings, LLC, the leading provider of web-based workflow solutions which are in use in over 200 million square feet of commercial real estate throughout the United States. Customers include CB Richard Ellis, SL Green, Maguire Properties, and Macklowe Properties.
Jon graduated summa cum laude from Goizueta Business School – Emory University and Cornell Law School.