Jeff Weller

Lion Real Estate Group, LLC

Managing Partner, Co-Founder

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions


In his role at Lion, Jeff sources transactions and manages the firm’s investment portfolio alongside co-founder and partner Mory Barak. Jeff plays a significant role raising investment capital with high-net-worth individuals, family offices and institutional investors. Lion has over 300 investment partners that encompass over $423 million of equity investments since inception. Jeff brings 20 years of real estate experience to Lion having previously worked at top brokerage firms CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield representing tenants, investors, and landlords in commercial real estate transactions. Most recently Jeff served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of EPMI and Bayside Communities, which own 3,097 units and manage an additional 3,500 units on the West Coast. Jeff is a board member of UC Berkeley’s Fisher Center for Real Estate and a graduate from Southern Methodist University.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type