Team Member

Jay H. Gangwal


Mr. Gangwal is a Principal of IRA Capital. His primary responsibility is sourcing acquisitions opportunities for the firm’s various investment programs. Over his career, Mr. Gangwal has purchased or financed over $2.0 Billion of commercial real estate throughout the United States.  Prior to IRA, he was a Director at Douglas Wilson Companies responsible for the acquisition of value-added and distressed real estate properties throughout the Western United States for the firm’s portfolio.

Before joining DWC, Mr. Gangwal was a Principal with the Chesapeake Equity Fund at Legg Mason Real Estate Investors where he was responsible for joint venture equity placements and principal investments.  Prior to LMREI, he was a Vice President at CWCapital LLC and GE Capital where he was directly responsible for originating senior and mezzanine bridge loans including the origination of over $1.0 Billion in mezzanine and debt investments for commercial real estate projects.  He received his undergraduate degree in Finance and MIS from the California State University, Northridge. Mr. Gangwal is an active member of ICSC, NAIOP, and ULI.