We are excited to welcome Avi Banyasz to Harlem Academy’s board of trustees. Avi is a partner and co-head of TPG Real Estate, the dedicated real estate equity investment platform of global alternative asset firm TPG.
Prior to joining TPG Real Estate in 2011, Avi served as a managing principal of Westbrook Partners. At Westbrook, Avi had primary responsibility for investing in the United States, but additionally spent several years focused on Westbrook's Western European business. Prior to his 13-year tenure at Westbrook, Avi worked at Bear Stearns & Co.
Avi serves as the chairman of the board of Enlivant and TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. and is also on the board of directors of Alloy, Strive Communities, and B2R Partners. He holds a B.S. in economics and finance from the University of Toronto.
Avi’s passion for educational opportunity and Harlem Academy’s mission will be invaluable in helping to move the school forward.