Mark Levin is the founder and principal of Hirshmark Capital LLC. Mr. Levin, along with Hirshmark’s team of professionals, is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations, including strategic growth of Hirshmark’s platform through acquisitions, repositioning, management, and effectively navigating each of the company’s assets. Prior to establishing Hirshmark, Mr. Levin was a principal in the acquisition and disposition of over 80 unique commercial properties in the New York market. During this time period, he was heavily involved in all aspects of real estate ownership, including renovation, development, financing and property management.
In 2014, Mr. Levin led the firm’s transition from acquiring non-performing loans to originating short-term bridge loans. Under Mr. Levin’s leadership, Hirshmark has originated more than $400 million in debt transactions, mostly in New York City. As the firm continues to grow, Mr. Levin is focused on targeting an expanded geography to include the tri-state area, Florida, Texas and other states with a robust real estate market.
Mr. Levin earned his Juris Doctorate, graduating magna cum laude from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchberg Law Center in 2008. In 2005, Mr. Levin received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from New York University. Mr. Levin is a member of the New York State Bar.
Igor Vaysberg serves as Managing Partner at Hirshmark. Mr. Vaysberg is responsible for the management of day-to-day business activities and oversees all transactions and operations, including asset management, legal affairs, investor relations and business development. Mr. Vaysberg has a strong background in real estate law. He previously owned and managed a successful law firm that covered all aspects of real estate law. Mr. Vaysberg represented individuals, as well as major developers, in various transactions, from drafting and negotiating agreements to litigating disputes.
Mr. Vaysberg has significant experience in the public sector. He served as an Administrative Law Judge at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings where he conducted hundreds of hearings and drafted decisions in matters involving alleged violations of NYC laws and regulations. Mr. Vaysberg also served as Counsel to a NYC Council Member. His responsibilities included advising the Council Member on public policy issues, prospective legislation, land use, zoning, and the NYC budget. Mr. Vaysberg has been recognized by New York City Mayor Eric Adams, US Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assembly Members William Colton and Alec Brook-Krasny and NYC Council Member Mark Treyger for his dedication to the City of New York.
Mr. Vaysberg earned his Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from Touro Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Baruch College. He is licensed to practice law in New York State.
Doris Shen serves as Managing Partner and in that capacity supervises Hirshmark Capital’s asset management, legal, and underwriting functions. She also oversees all investor communications and reports. Ms. Shen has played a crucial role in the firm’s growth by developing key procedures and is actively involved in the strategic planning of the firm.
Ms. Shen brings a diverse analytical background to Hirshmark. Prior to joining Hirshmark, Ms. Shen worked as an attorney, conducting due diligence and researching tax issues for residential real estate closings.
Ms. Shen earned her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California-Berkeley. Ms. Shen is a member of the New York State Bar.
Jake Soodek serves as a Managing Partner at Hirshmark. He is responsible for the origination, structuring, underwriting and execution of the firm’s investments.
Mr. Soodek has a decade of real estate experience and is personally responsible for over $350 million of transactions. Under his leadership, Hirshmark has transacted over $1 billion of debt and equity deals. Prior to joining Hirshmark, Mr. Soodek worked with a leading owner and developer with over $20 Billion under management.
Mr. Soodek earned his Bachelor of Arts from Union College, where he was Captain of the varsity soccer team.