Jeff Malach is a Managing Director and a member of the investment committee at Align Business Finance. Prior to joining, Jeff was head of Capital Markets at Barnett Capital, a family office located outside of Chicago, where he focused on the capital structuring of all Barnett’s business lines. Additionally, Jeff developed and ran the commercial real estate bridge lending platform for Barnett. Previously Jeff was the Regional Vice President for B2R Finance, a Blackstone Group Company. Earlier in his career, Jeff was the initial employee and eventually Senior Business Development Director of Hilco Real Estate Finance, a lender to residential real estate investors. As part of the management team, Jeff helped develop and grow that business to an eventual successful sale of the business to Garrison Investment Group. Jeff holds a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. He is a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois.