Joe Berko is the co-founder of Astor Realty Capital, an institutionally backed private equity real estate investment and management platform headquartered in New York. Astor's current $2.2 Billion portfolio with assets in 9 major states totaling 2 Billion SF and $167 million of capital under management. Astor provides investors an average return of 21% outperforming the majority of other private equity firms. Over the course of his 26-year career, Joe has received a of number of awards including Globe’s Top Producer and Co-Star’s power broker. Joe was appointed by two NYC governors to serve as an advisor on the New York state real estate board for 9 years.