NAI Farbman Headquarters
28400 Northwestern Highway
Fourth Floor

Southfield, Michigan 48034 United States
t1 (312) 621-1180
Andrew
Farbman
CEO

Specialties:  Investment

Scope of Service Experience
Andrew’s primary responsibility involves evaluating strategic opportunities for both principal investment and service business throughout the Midwest. Andrew is recognized as an industry leader in capital markets activity in Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and Columbus.
Background & Experience
Andrew joined Farbman Group in July of 2000. Andrew’s skills include underwriting all property types and classes, and conducting property-level due diligence for prospective acquisitions and developments, negotiating partnerships and arranging equity and debt financings. Since joining Farbman Group, Andrew has been responsible for purchasing, re-positioning and developing over $1.0 billion in real estate. Prior to joining Farbman Group, Mr. Farbman worked in Blackstone’s private equity real estate group in New York City. Other work experience includes Lazard Frères & Co. LLC with their New York Real Estate Investment
Banking Division.
Education
Andrew graduated from the University of Michigan, with a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Social Science.
Professional Associations & Designations
Andrew is the Chairman of NAI Global Leadership Board. Andrew is a founding board member and shareholder of Carbon Media Group and HealthRise, LLC in addition to an active board member for Savorfull. He has been recognized as a 40 under 40 in both Real Estate Forum and Crain’s Business. In addition Andrew is a member of the Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame and a finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the year.
Transaction History
Acquired 3 million square foot portfolio in Chicago
Purchased 12 million square foot office and industrial portfolio throughout southeast Michigan
Raised private equity fund (Farbman Investment Fund)
Led the redevelopment of millions of square feet of vintage buildings in the City of Detroit
Acquired $100.0 million performing commercial debt portfolio throughout the state of Michigan
Strategic Clients
Lubert-Adler Real Estate Funds
Square Mile Capital
Wells Fargo Bank
Key Bank
Eightfold Real Estate Capital
Contrarian Capital
Drake Real Estate Partners
Henry Ford Hospital
Beaumont Hospital