Acquisitions & Management
S2 Acquisitions & Management is a private real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition of underperforming and underdeveloped commercial properties in the New York metropolitan area.
The firm invests in a variety of assets based on disciplined analysis and strong fundamentals – location, physical characteristics, and economic outlook. S2 creates long-term value through strategic repositioning, capital injection, and best-in-class management resulting in risk-adjusted returns with limited downside and maximum upside. The established team has over 35 years of experience combining various facets within the industry to produce an entrepreneurial deal-making approach.
Emphasized is its comprehensive operational experience in all aspects of asset management. In addition, the team has advised in excess of $2B in institutional grade property transactions. The team brings a unique mix and proven track record to produce attractive investment opportunities in todays competitive market landscape.
Since inception, S2 has pursued properties with a diverse investor set from high net worth individuals and families to institutional equity partners.
David E. Ash is the founder and CEO of Prince Realty Advisors. While continuing to focus day-to-day on the successful operation and growth of Prince, David is an important partner in S2AM, leveraging his many institutional relationships and market knowledge to create value for the firm.
David is a graduate of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and before opening Prince, David was an Office & Retail Leasing Specialist for The Kaufman Organization, where he was the company's top producer each of his 4 years of employment generating hundreds of million in leasing revenue. His straight-forward approach has produced in excess of $3 billion in real estate transactions since inception rivaling some of the perennial top firms in the industry.
Guy Hananya is a Principal at S2AM and focuses on sourcing, underwriting, and leading the acquisitions and investment. Prior to joining S2AM, Guy was the Director of Acquisitions for The Hakimian Organization, where he source, underwrote, and negotiate deal terms on $100 million in development sites located in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.
Guy brings 10 years of experience in commercial real estate and over $250 million in real estate transactions. Mr. Hananya received his Master’s in Real Estate from NYU. Outside of Real Estate he is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter in New York City where they reside.