PAOLI, PA – Edgewater Group LLC (“Edgewater”), is pleased to announce the recent hire of Justin Kawar as Director of Accounting and Finance. Justin started his career in finance with Merrill Lynch in Jacksonville, FL as a Financial Advisor handling high net worth clients. After 5 years he was promoted to Merrill Lynch’s Tallahassee, FL office where he managed their high net worth client portfolios. Justin always had a passion for finance, accounting, real estate and hospitality that led him to join Hunter + Harp Hospitality, in 2015, as their Chief Financial Officer. There he gained experience in the world of hospitality and served as an Advisor for Toro Wealth Management LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm. In 2018, Justin obtained the Director of Accounting role with Ambassador, a registered Professional Employer Organization , in Thomasville, GA, where he oversaw the centralized accounting department for all locations in 28 states. Justin has witnessed Edgewater’s exciting growth over the past several years and accepted the Director of Finance and Accounting role with Edgewater. Justin brings diverse experience in Finance, Accounting, Investments, Investor Relations, and Hospitality
Justin is a graduate from Florida State University with dual majors in Finance and Real Estate.
Founded in 2008, Edgewater is a boutique multidisciplinary real estate Firm that provides distressed advisory, management and value-add investment services. Edgewater’s unique focus is on the micro and middle market segments in secondary and tertiary locations in the United States.