Charles A. Omage joined Encore in 2013 and has closed over $2 billion of real estate investments for the firm. Mr. Omage has over 17 years of industry experience and provides legal counsel to Encore as well as each of the company’s subsidiaries. Mr. Omage also serves as a member of Encore’s Investment Committee and Board of Directors. Prior to joining Encore, Mr. Omage was counsel at large New York and Southeastern regional law firms where he represented commercial real estate developers, public/private REITS, private equity firms and institutional lenders with respect to the acquisition, financing, development, operation, leasing and disposition of office, retail, multi-family and hospitality properties. Mr. Omage was raised in Bethpage, New York, and holds a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and a B.S. in Finance from Boston College. On the weekends, he spends his time playing golf, attending church and enjoying time with his wife and two children.