Founded in 1994, Mayan Properties LLC (“Mayan”) is a fully-integrated real estate investment merchant bank affiliated with the principal of Aztec Group Inc. Throughout its history, Mayan has successfully invested in a variety of real estate transactions, constituting a diverse portfolio of over 100 properties including hotels, retail shopping centers, office buildings, residential developments, industrial/self storage, multifamily apartment communities and land located throughout the U.S, with a particular focus in the Southeast.
Ezra Katz is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Aztec Group, Inc. (“Aztec”), an affiliate of Mayan, as well as the founder and sole owner of Mayan. Under Mr. Katz’s leadership, Mayan has produced an impressive track record of successful investments for over 20 years. Mr. Katz is widely recognized as a consummate dealmaker as an investment banker and principal real estate investor, with over $10 billion in closed transactions during the past two decades.
Under the leadership of Mr. Katz, Mayan has navigated through difficult market cycles while continually adhering to its core discipline of providing time-tested investment strategies benefiting all of the investors/partners. Mayan’s attention to rigorous underwriting standards combined with its innate ability to identify synergies between operators and capital partners has been key to its ability to create successful strategic ventures. Mayan’s asset management team, in partnership with a select group of experienced operating partners, has demonstrated its ability to enhance the value of its investments through effective marketing programs, implementing strategic capital improvements and achieving operating efficiencies.
Mayan’s proven investment philosophy and track record is based on value creation through its diligent underwriting, proactive asset management, and continuous communication with its operating partners.