Ritz Banc Group’s leadership team consists of seasoned professionals with decades of combined experience in real estate, private equity and alternative asset management and the diverse set of relationships, skills and capabilities to meet our investors’ needs.

Since inception, the team’s core strength and character has thrived through entrepreneurial spirit and a corporate culture with high expectations for excellence that values professionalism, ethics, integrity and a passion to perform.
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Nasr El Hage Jr.

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Nasr El Hage Jr. is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Ritz Banc Group. He is also a member of the Executive and Investment Committees.

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Amer A. El Souki

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Amer A. El Souki is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Ritz Banc Group. He is a member of the Executive and Investment Committees and is active in all areas of the firm’s activities.

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Amro Nahas

Shareholder & Managing Director

Amro Nahas joined Ritz Banc Group as a Shareholder and Managing Director in January of 2020 where he is also a member of the Executive and Investment Committees.

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J. Francis Smyth

Vice President, Acquisitions

Francis Smyth joined Ritz Banc Group in 2018 as the Vice President of Acquisitions. He heads the firm’s acquisition efforts across all asset classes including Multifamily, Office, Industrial, Student Housing, and Net Lease. + Read More