Mr. Kalichstein co-founded Hunter Point Capital and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He has been engaged in over $8 billion of principal transactions in the financial services sector.
Most recently, Avi was a Managing Principal at Easterly LLC (“Easterly”), which focuses on investing in and building investment management firms. Easterly invested in several private and public investment management businesses, including a government properties-focused REIT, a $200 million SPAC, and several privately held investment management firms. At the time of his departure, Easterly’s private affiliates held over $5 billion in AUM. Before Easterly, Mr. Kalichstein launched Solel Investment Group, which created joint ventures to invest over $1 billion in consumer and commercial credit opportunities.
Previously, Mr. Kalichstein was a Managing Director at J.C. Flowers & Co. (“J.C. Flowers”), where the team built a pre-eminent financial services-focused private equity firm, growing the firm to over $10 billion in AUM during his tenure. Prior to joining J.C. Flowers, Avi served as Head of Corporate Development at Shinsei Bank in Japan. He began his career in the financial institutions group at Goldman Sachs & Co.
Avi received a A.B. in Mathematics and Economics, magna cum laude, from Brown University.