Gil Barkon


Gil is a Partner with Jobplex working with clients in the private equity, real estate, financial services, legal and media sectors across North America.

Gil Barkon

+1 310 789 7340


Prior to joining Jobplex, Gil served as Managing Director of an executive consulting firm focused on investment, financial services and real estate companies. In addition to providing search services to his clients, he was tasked with overseeing and developing its offices across the United States. Previously, he served as Partner at a real estate investment, syndication and consulting services firm, where he successfully raised equity for multiple transactions. He has previous experience in real estate private equity and investment banking, having served as an Associate at CIM Group and a Vice President of George Smith Partners.

Gil began his career as a lawyer, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance as an Associate at Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett LLP, as well as an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He represented investment banks, private equity firms and Fortune 100 firms across all industries.

Gil earned his Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Political Science and American Studies from Brandeis University, his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School and his Master of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University’s Columbia Business School. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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