Barry Malkin joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2020. Barry Malkin co-founded GEM in 1994 and serves on the Investment Committee.
Mr. Malkin is the Chief Investment Officer of GEM Realty Properties and oversees all investment activities, including portfolio management, and business development. Since 1994, he has directed GEM Realty Properties’ investments, representing a total investment cost of approximately $7 billion. As a member of the Investment Committee, Mr. Malkin is involved in setting investment strategy for GEM Realty Properties and GEM Realty Securities. Mr. Malkin, along with GEM’s other co-founders, have the primary responsibility for the formulation and implementation of GEM’s corporate strategy.
Prior to founding GEM in 1994, Mr. Malkin was a vice president at JMB Realty Corporation, co-founded in 1968 by his father, Judd Malkin. At JMB, he was involved with projects including the initial public offering of Urban Shopping Centers, Inc. and the sale of JMB’s institutional advisory business. Mr. Malkin was a vice president at JMB international in London for two years in the restructuring group. Prior to this, Mr. he worked in the corporate finance department of Kidder Peabody as an analyst specializing in real estate finance.
Mr. Malkin serves on the boards of Tulane University, The Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Bernard Zell Day School in Chicago. In the past Mr. Malkin has also served as a board member of The Holocaust Educational Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. He lives with his wife in Chicago. They have two children.