Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Richard Ohebshalom is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pink Stone Capital Group. In this capacity Richard sources new acquisitions, guides ongoing development, and shapes the company’s creative and strategic initiatives.
Founded in 2010, Pink Stone’s initial chapter was marked by the successful acquisition and repositioning of several distressed assets in Manhattan and prime Brooklyn. Examples include the purchase and subsequent development of 180 Nassau Street, the assemblage of fee interest/development rights at 105 and 111 Washington Street, and the development of the Greywood, a 75,000 square foot luxury rental building located at 3 West 36th Street. During this time, Mr. Ohebshalom also achieved a major victory with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission paving the way for the conversion of a two-story building located at 250 Fifth Avenue into a 23-story luxury hotel, currently under construction.
Prior to creating Pink Stone, Richard developed a deep understanding of NYC real estate fundamentals working for Pan Am Equities, Abington Properties and his family’s real estate company, Empire Management, where he was responsible for leading all facets of the groups’ property management, asset management and leasing efforts. Richard received a master’s degree in Construction Administration from Columbia University and a BBA from George Washington University.
Richard also maintains a passionate focus in the areas of emerging technology, art and philanthropy via related entities Pink Stone Fine Arts, Pink Stone Incubator and Cure Hero, a foundation aiming to create a children’s museum meant to inspire and empower future thought leaders.
Vice President, General Counsel
Jonathan Dembling is Vice President & General Counsel at Pink Stone Capital Group.
Jonathan is responsible for establishing, managing and executing upon all aspects of Pink Stone’s business initiatives, as well as overseeing the firm’s legal and operational functions.
Jonathan joined Pink Stone following his work at some of the nation's most respected commercial real estate practices, where he represented clients in a broad range of complex transactions and earned recognition as a Super Lawyers Rising Star. He is a member of the New York and New Jersey state bar associations.
Jonathan received his B.A. and J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and is currently working towards a master’s degree in Real Estate Finance at New York University.
Erseida is the Financial Controller at Pink Stone Capital Group. She joined the Team in 2015 following her work at some of the largest Real Estate Management Companies in NYC like Argo Management. Her job consist on overseeing day-to-day accounting functions, integrating finance operations, forecasting and budgeting, handling tax matters, preparing financial reports, monitoring expenditures, coordinating auditing processes and ensuring organizational financial stability. Erseida received a double major in Finance and Accounting from Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien ) and University Luigj Gurakuqi.
She is currently working on her Master Degree at Columbia University New York. She was previously member (Team Leader ) of the word's largest students organization ENACTUS (aka SIFE) . Erseida is an active member and fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Fundjave Ndryshe Fundation and Animal Need Me Foundation.