Mr. Yazdi joined George Smith Partners as a member of Team BASH. His responsibilities include underwriting, creating investment narratives, for the placement of debt & equity for construction, bridge, and stabilized income producing properties.
Mr. Yazdi started his career as a Land Acquisitions Analyst with the Lennar Corporation, a home construction and real estate company. Saman assisted in feasibility studies, procured entitlements, and conducted underwriting for land acquisition opportunities in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to joining the firm, Saman was an Acquisitions Analyst at The Bascom Group, a private equity firm specializing in multifamily, commercial, non-performing loans, real estate related investments and operating companies. Saman produced the comprehensive underwriting of over $5 billion dollars of potential multifamily acquisitions throughout the western United States, conducted the preparation of financial proformas, and assisted with the due diligence and closing of several properties in Southern California during his time.
Mr. Yazdi is a Washington D.C. native and holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Finance from New York University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Saman enjoys being outdoors, working out, traveling, and researching and investing in commercial and residential real estate in his hometown of Washington D.C.