Mr. Schwab is a principal of Aurora and oversees all matters at the company. He is responsible for leading Aurora’s investments across acquisitions, debt placement, dispositions, and developments. Prior to joining Aurora, Mr. Schwab was Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Annaly Capital (NYSE:NLY), a diversified capital manager with over $100 billion in assets, where he handled legal matters relating to transactions and asset management for the firm’s commercial real estate portfolio and the creation and growth of credit facilities for its direct lending platform. He previously worked in the real estate group at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP on a broad range of corporate and commercial real estate transactions for Blackstone, Carlyle, KKR, and other private equity clients.
Mr. Schwab received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was a Dean's Scholar Prize recipient, an Editor of the Harvard Business Law Review, and a class speaker at commencement exercises. He has served as a foreign law clerk on Israel’s Supreme Court and has composed songs for dozens of popular Jewish music artists. Mr. Schwab is currently Class Agent of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association and has previously served as Alumni Chairman of Yeshiva Darchei Torah.