Justin S. Gardinier is the co-founder and co-chief executive of Habitas Opportunity Capital. He has 19+ years of experience across investment banking, real estate investment and financing, domestic and overseas fundraising, and fund management. In 2016, Mr. Gardinier founded TigerBridge Capital, which is Habitas’ parent company and an SEC-registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC.
Prior to Habitas and TigerBridge, Mr. Gardinier held advisory and principal investing roles at Morgan Stanley, CIM Group, Cantor Fitzgerald and Greystone. Over the span of his career, Mr. Gardinier has been involved in more than $8 billion of real estate and specialty finance M&A and capital markets transactions, more than $3 billion of principal real estate investment, financing and turn-around transactions, including involvement in more than $500 million of EB-5 offerings.
Mr. Gardinier holds an MBA from Columbia University, a B.S. from Northeastern University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.