Barkon Joins Jobplex as Partner

January, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 26, 2017) – Jobplex, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gil Barkon has joined the firm as Partner. Barkon’s practice includes engagements throughout the Private Equity, Real Estate, Financial Services (including legal), and Media sectors across North America.

Prior to joining Jobplex, Barkon served as Managing Director of Avenue Pacific, an executive consulting firm focused on investment, financial services, and real estate companies.  At Avenue Pacific, in addition to providing search services to his clients, Barkon was tasked with overseeing and developing its offices across the United States.

Previously, Barkon served as Partner at Birch Tree Partners, a real estate investment, syndication, and consulting services firm, where he successfully raised equity for multiple transactions. Barkon has previous experience in real estate private equity and investment banking, serving as an Associate at CIM Group and a Vice President of George Smith Partners.

“We are excited to have Gil join the team,” said Jobplex President Justin Hirsch. “Gil’s background in and knowledge of an array of industries will definitely enhance our capabilities on the West Coast.”

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

Barkon earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in Political Science and American Studies from Brandeis University, his JD from the University of Michigan Law School and his MBA in Finance from Columbia University’s Columbia Business School.

Established in 1996, Jobplex leads the recruiting industry in offering diversified search services for your company’s next generation executive leader. Our customized search offerings and performance-based fee structure provide solutions from a Single Search to Project Recruitment. For more information on Jobplex, visit

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