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Raxit Shah


 

As the Executive Chairman of Liberty Group, Mr. Shah is responsible for the strategic governance of the company as well as serving on the Advisory Board of Liberty Hospitality Funds I and II.

Since founding the Liberty Group in 1980, Mr. Shah has led the company in commercial real estate investments throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Mr. Shah earned a degree in Credit and Collections by the Canadian Credit Institute from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

Punit Shah


 

As the Chief Executive of Liberty Group, Mr. Shah maintains executive control over all divisions of the company, and serves as the General Partner of Liberty Hospitality Funds I and II. Mr. Shah is an alumnus of Boston University where he now serves on the Advisory Board and has established the Punit & Carla Shah Family scholarship. Mr. Shah has also completed the Harvard University Economics and Harvard Business School Real Estate executive programs.   

As part of an investment group alongside Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan, Mr. Shah is also an Owner of the Miami Marlins MLB team, and the first Indian-American Owner of a MLB team. 

Mr. Shah is a member of YPO, and has served on the Global Board of the Intercontinental Hotels Group Owner's Association. His honors include receiving the Florida's Governor's Enterprise award, Florida Business Review “Under 40” and Entrepreneur of the Year awards, named as 25 People to Watch in Florida, E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and serving as the 2017 Boston University School of Hospitality commencement speaker.
 

Erika Brandenburg


 

As the Controller of Liberty Group, Ms. Brandenburg is responsible for overseeing the corporate accounting team and preparation and review of all entity financials while ensuring compliance with GAAP accounting standards throughout the Liberty Group investment portfolio.

Ms. Brandenburg is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than 20 years of private and public accounting experience, most recently at Walter Investment Management Corporation (NYSE: WAC). 

Ms. Brandenburg graduated with honors with a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois.

Carla Shah


 

As the Director of Operations of Liberty Group, Ms. Shah is responsible to oversee the performance of all Starbucks locations. 

Ms. Shah has more than a decade of hospitality experience with Kimpton, Starwood, and Ritz-Carlton hotels throughout the United States.

Ms. Shah graduated with summa cum laude honors from the School of Hospitality at Boston University and was named as the Young Alumni of the Year. 

Nina Osbahr


 

As the Office Manager and Executive Assistant of Liberty Group, Ms. Osbahr is responsible to support the management and leadership teams at the corporate office.  

Ms. Osbahr is a Florida Notary Public, has been a licensed real estate agent for nearly two decades, and has extensive experience as an Administrative Assistant at public and private companies. 

Darleen Burgos

As an Staff Accountant for Liberty Group, Ms. Burgos works with the management team to provide daily accounting services across the Starbucks portfolio.

Ms. Burgos has extensive financial experience in Accounting at large companies throughout Puerto Rico, and earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Masters Degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. 

Manuel Leonor


 

As the Corporate Chief Engineer for Liberty Group, Mr. Leonor is responsible for implementation and execution of preventive maintenance, renovation projects, and capital improvements across all assets within the Liberty Group portfolio.

Mr. Leonor has extensive hands-on experience with commercial real estate renovation and construction, and serves as the Owner's Representative on Liberty Group construction projects.