Ovus Principals

Larry Eisenberg

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Prior to co-founding Ovus Partners 360, Mr. Eisenberg served as Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Development for the Los Angeles Community College District, the largest community college district in the nation. He directed the District’s award-winning $6 billion Sustainable Building Program. By the time construction and renewable energy efforts are completed, the District is expected to have 85 new buildings that meet U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards with nearly 20 certified as LEED Platinum. In addition, a significant share of the District’s energy requirements will be satisfied through renewable sources.

Mr. Eisenberg has extensive experience with major construction projects and is an expert on sustainable building practices. He has published numerous articles on a variety of construction-related topics and on innovative public/private partnerships. He regularly serves as a keynote speaker around the country on topics of sustainable design, renewable energy, and building construction practices.

Previously, Mr. Eisenberg was the Facilities Manager for Washington County, Oregon where he was responsible for capital construction, maintenance and operations, sustainable initiatives and public/private partnerships.

He also served as the associate vice president for physical planning and development at the University of Wisconsin System, managing the construction, remodeling, maintenance and operation of more than 42 million square feet of classroom, dormitory, laboratory and administrative space. Mr. Eisenberg held several senior management positions with the Wisconsin state government.

Mr. Eisenberg serves on the Board of Directors for many national organizations, including Second Nature, the International Partnering Institute, and Ciralight. 

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in urban studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in public affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

 

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Prior to co-founding Ovus Partners 360, Mr. Orloff served as Senior Vice President and co-founder of the NAI Capital Consulting and Advisory Division – a service providing transactional and advisory real estate services in optimizing solutions to corporate client requirements. This service specifically focused on creating and implementing proactive strategic plans for redevelopment of under performing properties.  By employing  a creative approach to assist clients in improving the performance of their real estate portfolio, Mr. Orloff is known for his unique abilities to solve complex problems with creative solutions. With over 30 years of experience in corporate real estate, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a principal of Ovus Partners 360.

Mr. Orloff, working closely with Mr. Eisenberg, was previously the Real Estate Advisor to the Los Angeles Community College District where he was responsible for providing all real estate services for the $6 Billion expansion and modernization of the nine campuses in the District.

A few of the notable transactions that Mr. Orloff completed in this capacity were the purchase of a million square foot manufacturing facility to be converted to a LEED Certified college campus and the purchase of a 6 story multi-tenant office building to be converted into a LEED Certified health career academy.

Prior to joining NAI Capital, Mr. Orloff oversaw the day-to-day real estate demands of Litton Industries, a Fortune 300 company, with a worldwide real estate portfolio of over 17 million square feet. He routinely performed site selection analysis, investment analysis, appraisals, property development, building construction, personnel management, and negotiation of property sales, leases, acquisitions, sale/leasebacks and tax appeals. 

Mr. Orloff was previously the Director of Real Estate Development for J/West Inc., where he located and developed over 25 retail facilities in the Los Angeles basin.

He began his real estate career with the Southern Pacific Industrial Development Company in San Francisco and managed the development of railroad-owned land in Northern Nevada, Utah and Northern California.

Mr. Orloff received a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.