Mr. Turkanis is the Managing Principal and Co-Founder of Ocean Gate Realty Advisors. Prior to Ocean Gate, Mr. Turkanis was a Director at Oxford Properties, the real estate arm of $80 billion Canadian pension fund, OMERS, where he focused on all U.S. investment and asset management initiatives. While at Oxford, Mr. Turkanis was involved in the acquisition of over $4 billion in real estate assets in New York City, Boston and Washington, DC. He also managed Oxford’s co-general partner interest with Related Properties in Hudson Yards, a $16 billion redevelopment of over 6,000 residential units and 6 million SF of commercial space in New York City. Prior to Oxford Properties, Mr. Turkanis was an Assistant Vice President with Putnam Investments’ tax-exempt bond team, where he was responsible for trading and overseeing 19 tax-exempt portfolios. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.S.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently serves on the board of Creative Art Works, a New York City based non-profit organization.
Barry Turkanis, Principal
Mr. Turkanis is a Principal and Co-Founder of Ocean Gate Realty Advisors. Mr. Turkanis joined Salomon Brothers in 1982 as an institutional mortgage salesperson. In 1988, he moved to Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he spent 15+ years until he retired as a Managing Director in June 2004. While at Goldman Sachs, he served as the Global Sales Manager for Goldman Sachs’ Mortgage Securities Department and Co-head of Goldman Sachs’ Mortgage Sales and Trading Division. His responsibilities included oversight of trading, risk management, sales, research, structured finance and compliance for the department. In November 2004, Mr. Turkanis co-founded Ocean Gate Capital Management, LP., an investment fund. In addition, he co-managed a large institutional Life Settlement Fund from 2007-2011. Mr. Turkanis holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.S. from Syracuse University. He currently serves on a variety of charitable boards and foundations in the Boston area.
Guy Muzio, Principal
Mr. Muzio is a Principal and Co-Founder of Ocean Gate Realty Advisors. Mr. Muzio joined Goldman, Sach & Co. in the Fixed Income Department in 1977 as an institutional bond salesman and was one of the founding members of the firm’s Mortgage and Asset Backed Department in 1986. While building the sales team, he was responsible for the global distribution of all mortgage securities, CMO‘s, asset-backed securities and any structured product originated by Goldman Sachs. He became a General Partner in 1990 and Co-Head of the Mortgage Department. His responsibilities included oversight of trading, risk management, sales, research, structured finance and compliance for the department. In 1995, he moved to San Francisco and became the Sales Manager for Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities in the western region. In November 2004, Mr. Muzio co-founded Ocean Gate Capital Management, LP. Mr. Muzio holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Boston College. Mr. Muzio currently is a Director of Radian Group, a NYSE listed company in the mortgage insurance industry. He is also a Director of Validant, a private biopharma consulting company with revenues over $100 million.