Senior Analyst & CFA
(Gabe) Gal, Senior Analyst & CFA Charterholder
Impero Partners, LLC - present
AECOM- Advisory &Economics Group-present
JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle), Capital Markets
Gabe brings over 5 years of real estate financial engineering experience to Impero Partners. He has experience underwriting various real estate assets including multifamily, single family, hospitality, office, retail, and industrial properties. Gabriel has provided specialized financial modeling to large public institutions, real estate developers, sovereign wealth funds, and high net worth individuals.
Gabriel is a summa cum laude graduate of Chicago's DePaul University with degrees in Accounting and Finance Honors. He is a certified public accountant and a level III candidate within the Charted Financial Analyst program. Additionally, Gabriel holds a Series 65 license and a Real Estate Brokers license.
Key Career Accomplishments:
•Gabriel Gal is the founder of DeepSlab a Chicago based start-up specializing in advanced approaches to real estate underwriting and predictive analytics. While plentiful, most real estate data is hard to interpret, incredibly noisy, and difficult to use with much sophistication. DeepSlab combines alternative data with artificial intelligence to optimize the underwriting process and uncover significant hidden value.
•Represented Tribune Media on 7-acre JV development structure located at 700 W. Chicago Ave. Ceated a phased development model with more than a half billion in construction costs over a 5 year development time frame. Waterfall structure built to determine the attractiveness of developer proposed partnership.
•Represented private LLC on the $6.8 million sale of a 15,500 SF vacant retail building at 225 W. Chicago Ave in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Created multiple proformas envisioning adaptive office reuse of the structure , new residential construction, and residential conversion of the improvements.
Represented Anixter on the $3.0 million sale of a 27,000 SF vacant timber loft office building at 2001 N. Clybourn Ave in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Created an office model to determine the feasibility of office renovations at the site complete with cost sensitivities. Ran various scenarios determining the financial benefits of securing tenants ahead of renovations.
•Represented City Colleges on the $1.2 million sale of a 50,000 SF vacant industrial building at 3540 S. Normal Ave in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. Developed a townhome model to access whether demolishing the industrial building and replacing with residential would unlock value across the site.
•Represented buyer on the $7.5 million acquisition of a 30,000 SF vacant office building at 303 W. Institute Place in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Created a proforma with sensitives to determine the maximum potential acquisition price while maintaining desired return. Modeled the potential cash outlays for the new owner.
•Currently have over $390 million in land and adaptive reuse property under contract or marketing phase in the City of Chicago