Alex Gemici the Chairman, CEO, and Founder of Greenstone Equity Partners, is a 40-year finance industry veteran with deep vertical experience in financial products, capital placement, debt structuring, commercial and residential real estate, asset management, and business strategy.
An accomplished entrepreneur, banking executive, and business development expert, he has established and managed a number of firms, including Greenstone Equity Partners, the largest capital-raising firm in the Middle East.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Dubai, Greenstone Equity Partners is the largest capital-raising firm in the Middle East, connecting regional investors with leading global fund managers. Greenstone has deeply rooted local relationships with over 200 GCC-based institutional investors and over 1,500 GCC-based family offices, sovereign wealth funds, and UHNWI investors. Greenstone is currently working with global fund manager partners with aggregate assets under management of $600 billion. In addition to receiving numerous awards, Greenstone is currently ranked #10 all-time in Preqin’s league table of all placement firms globally.
Between 2007 and 2011, Gemici was Managing Director and the Head of Deutsche Bank’s real estate finance, mortgage origination, trading, and warehouse lending businesses in the Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, his entrepreneurial abilities as Founder and CEO were showcased in the establishment and management of Montgomery Mortgage Capital, a New Jersey-based mortgage banking firm with origination volume exceeding $1.2 billion annually.
Between 1999 and 2001, Gemici was a Senior Vice President at MortgageIT, Inc., a top U.S. mortgage lender later acquired by Deutsche Bank. He was responsible for new business development and M&A. During his tenure, mortgage origination volume of the company increased from $10 million per month to over $1 billion per month. Between 1997 and 1999, he was the Managing Partner of an investment firm that acquired and managed nearly 1,000 residential apartment units located in four different states in the U.S.
Between 1995 and 1997, Gemici was Managing Director of the Clifford Companies and ran their $300 million multi-family property acquisition fund. Between 1983 and 1995, he had a variety of roles at the LFC Group of Companies and, in 1992, was appointed Managing Director and Head of LFC Equities, the international investment arm of the LFC Group of Companies.
Gemici holds a Professional Doctorate in Finance from European International University.