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EJF OpZone Fund I LP

The Opportunity Zone Fund Directory is a compilation of publicly-announced funds formed to attract investment in Opportunity Zones (OZs). NCSHA is tracking only multi-project OZ funds. To learn more about a fund included in this directory, click on the name.

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Directory Stats as of July 6, 2020:

216 Total Funds $47.5 Billion Total Anticipated Investment 63% of Funds Target Investment in Affordable Housing and Community Development

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Fund NameEJF OpZone Fund I LP
Fund Manager or Organizer(s)EJF Capital LLC
Fund Size$500,000,000
Investment Focus
Affordable Housing, Commercial Real Estate, Hospitality Development, Mixed-use Development, Multifamily Residential
Geographic Focus
Additional Fund Details

(All 50 states, DC, and U.S. territories)

Organization Details

EJF Capital LLC (“EJF”) is an SEC-registered, employee-owned alternative asset management firm headquartered outside of Washington, DC. EJF manages approximately $7.3 billion of hedge, separately managed accounts, and private equity assets, as well as $3.1 billion of CDO assets through its affiliates.

EJF was founded in 2005 by Manny Friedman and Neal Wilson along with a small team of professionals from Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc. (“FBR”). EJF currently employs approximately 80 professionals across three offices globally (Arlington, VA; London, England; and Shanghai, China).

Prior to launching EJF, Mr. Friedman was the co-founder and co-CEO of FBR for more than 15 years. Mr. Friedman possesses more than 40 years of experience in the U.S. securities industry with a particular expertise in banks and financials. Mr. Wilson previously managed both the Alternative Asset Investments and the Private Wealth Management groups at FBR and served as a Branch Chief with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC.

Fund Contact....
NameLuke Koczela
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