Andy Graiser is a recognized real estate industry expert, founding A&G Realty with 20-year business partner Emilio Amendola in 2012. In 1992, Graiser co-founded DJM Realty, where, as CEO, he managed all business development efforts and was responsible for more than seventy-five percent of all new business that was generated by the company. Graiser is adept at recognizing troubled retail and non-retail sectors and at creatively developing solutions for growth, disposition and acquisitions.
Specializing in real estate marketing, disposition, lease restructuring and capital-driven real estate transactions, Graiser has gained a reputation as a resourceful industry expert. He has been recognized for creating industry-changing practices that have led to numerous successful transactions, and has worked on many of the industry's largest disposition and restructuring assignments. Through prudent and innovative uses of capital, Graiser has generated a unique structure to ensure certainty of results for many well-known companies, in order to reduce their restructuring reserves. He was one of the first advisors in the commercial real estate industry to lead an out-of-court restructuring for a retailer.
Graiser is a longtime member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He has been quoted in numerous trade and national business media, including CNBC, Bloomberg and MSNBC and is a frequent expert panelist at industry conferences. Graiser is on the board of the National Kidney Foundation, the Raggio Institute and The Eglevsky Ballet.