Matt Weilgus Joins Mag Mile Capital as VP of Originations and General Counsel

CHICAGO – Mag Mile Capital is pleased to announce that Matt Weilgus has joined the team as Vice President of Originations and General Counsel.

“I am pleased to welcome the newest member of the growing Originations team, Matt Weilgus,” said Rushi Shah, chief executive officer and principal of Mag Mile Capital. “Matt has extensive experience in commercial real estate and real estate law. He is also well-versed in real estate capital markets and the finance business. Matt has been a trusted advisor for many real estate owners in his career thusfar and brings a deep rolodex of commercial real estate developers and owners to the growing network of resources at Mag Mile.”

Weilgus will join Mag Mile Capital’s New York City office and work closely with the firm’s Rob Bernstein, EVP and Head of Capital Markets and Prabhat Jayara, VP of Underwriting and Originations. He will be responsible for originating and structuring debt and equity transactions as well as assisting the firm’s executives with all legal matters. Prior to joining Mag Mile Capital, Weilgus served as General Counsel for Sanders Equities, a company managing a privately held portfolio of commercial real estate in the New York metropolitan area.  In addition, Matt's background spans approximately 13 years of in-house counsel and law firm roles where he counseled a wide variety of commercial real estate clients, including owners / developers, lenders and tenants, while executing financings, acquisitions, dispositions and leases across all asset classes. 

"Matt is a seasoned commercial real estate advisor with an innate understanding of client service,” said Bernstein.  “Our team will benefit from Matt's skill set and broad network. We're thrilled to bring him on board."

"I am thrilled to join Rushi Shah, Rob Bernstein, Prabhat Jayara and Mag Mile Capital,” said Weilgus. “Throughout my career as a commercial real estate advisor, I have consistently prioritized delivering value to my clients.  Mag Mile Capital is the ideal platform for the continuation of that mission with its proven track record of closing transactions and achieiving best-in-class outcomes.  I look forward to joining this seasoned team and furthering its tremendous success."

Weilgus was admitted to practice law in the State of New York and is authorized in-house counsel in the State of Connecticut.  Matt obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from New York Law School.  He currently resides in Westport, CT with his family.

About Mag Mile Capital

Chicago-based Mag Mile Capital, formerly Aries Conlon Capital, is a full-service. commercial real estate mortgage and investment banking firm. The boutique firm offers preferred access to best-in-class debt placement, equity arrangement, tax credit syndication, real estate brokerage and advisory through a high-touch, disciplined approach that leverages its extensive lending relationships and deep-rooted client and equity sponsors. During the past 27 years, team members have collectively funded over $8.5 billion in debt, equity, tax credit and mezzanine financing for hotel, multifamily, office, retail, industrial, healthcare, self-storage and special purpose properties throughout the United States, Caribbean and Europe. For more information please visit