American Ventures group of companies, founded in 1979 by Philip F. Blumberg, offers a full-range of real estate investment management services to national, international and regional institutions. The firm s investment management division, American Ventures Realty Investors, is one of the largest institutional real estate investment managers, based in Florida. It manages commingled funds and separate accounts for institutional real estate investors. The company s real estate asset management division, American Ventures Realty Corporation, has been recognized as one of the top real estate asset managers in the country by Real Estate Forum magazine. American Ventures also offers a national family of real estate mezzanine debt funds that provide market rate capital to qualified developers of urban core development projects. Its asset management arm, American Ventures Realty Corporation, manages and leases commercial property across the southern United States. Its corporate services team provides facilities management, development, acquisition, disposition, consulting, and tenant representation.