A Look At The Career Of Russell Gimelstob
Russell Gimelstob is the Head of Acquisition and a Member of the Investment Committee of Dune Real Estate Partners. Throughout his career, Gimelstob has helped complete multiple lucrative real estate transactions. Gimelstob has enjoyed success as a developer, borrower, and joint venture partner. Gimelstob has made several investments in multifamily and hospitality assets across the country. Before joining Dune, Gimelstob filled several roles for Goldman Sachs. He primarily worked as an analyst, trading commercial mortgage backed securities.
As a child, Russell Gimelstob participated in many different sports. He was born into an athletic family, as his father was a successful high school tennis coach. Gimelstob’s parents encouraged him to play tennis, and he started taking lessons at age 6. Gimelstob had a successful career as a high school tennis player. He attended Newark Academy, where he was named first team all-state in each of his four years on the team. He also served as the team’s captain and lead Newark Academy to three state titles. Gimelstob became very passionate about the sport of tennis. He tried to improve his game every year. Gimelstob trained under the tutelage of famous coach Robert Lansdorp.
Gimelstob was also committed to being a successful student. He prioritized academics as he thought about where to attend college. Gimelstob decided to play for Cornell University in the Ivy League. He was a four-year starter in both singles and doubles. Gimelstob was the captain of the team his senior year. Gimelstob represented Cornell in the NCAA National Doubles Tournament during his sophomore year. He was also an Academic All-American. Gimelstob earned his M.P.A. from Cornell, as well as a B.A.
Russell Gimelstob was inducted into the Newark Academy Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame. The Athletic Hall of Fame honors different students, teams, athletic directors, and coaches who achieved special things at Newark Academy. Gimelstob supports the Valerie Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps children with cancer and blood disorders.