Bear Equities aims to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns while contributing to our client’s success and growth needs. With a focus on the long-term, Bear Equities prides itself on our ability to be nimble, quick, and proactive. We strive to create a collaborative culture where group-think is discounted and creativity rises to the top.
At the core of the retail business, is human emotion, and Bear Equities believes it understands people better than anyone else.
40 Years of Combined Experience
The Principals of Bear Equities have a diverse and unique perspective, that together, allows us to sift through information and predict an outcome through the loud noises in the investment process.
Our Principals have over 40 years of combined experience in institutional and private equity real estate. Our focus has been the acquisition, finance, and development of over $1.5 billion worth of commercial properties as developer and investment manager on behalf of shareholders. We are not limited by geography or project size, but rather are able to capitalize on any opportunity to generate attractive returns.
We strive to create a collaborative culture where creativity rises.
Kase Abusharkh is a Partner at Bear Equities. Mr. Abusharkh started his real estate career in 2001, and has since built extensive experience in the acquisition, finance, and development of commercial real estate. Most recently, Mr. Abusharkh has served as the Chief Investment Officer for a publicly registered non-traded REIT, American Realty Capital- Retail Centers of America, Inc. in New York City. During his 3-year tenure as Chief Investment Officer, he helped successfully complete the $1.2 billion equity raise and over saw the acquisition of over $1 billion worth of multi-tenant retail shopping center space.
Mr. Abusharkh concluded his time at American Realty Capital- Retail Centers of America, Inc. by successfully seeing through its merger with American Finance Trust Inc. to create a $4 billion diversified REIT. Along with his brother, Jacob, Mr. Abusharkh founded the Kase, Jacob and Jeannine Abusharkh Endowment, which provides a 4-year scholarship to a deserving student touched by illness at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory.
Mr. Abusharkh also supports kidney transplantation research through the Kase, Jeannine and Jacob Abusharkh Endowment in association with Stanford University Hospital’s Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine, which helps to improve clinical outcomes of kidney transplantation. Mr. Abusharkh serves as a member of the Board of Regents of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory.