Our Team

Yoni Tal

Chairman

Ariel Lerner

Founder, Managing Partner

Amit Stern

Managing Partner

Yiftach Berman

Partner, CFO

Pinchas Trabelsy

Partner, Head IR & Marketing

Ori Or-Meir

CTO

Avi Alpert

Director of Underwriting

Mr. Tal joined Arion in 2019 and serves as the Chairman of the Board.

Prior to this, Mr. Tal served as the Chief Investment Officer of Menora Mivtachim Group, one of the largest insurance and pension fund groups in Israel,  managing assets and investments in excess of $55 billion.

Mr. Tal holds a BA in Business Administration and MA in Economics from Bar Ilan University.

Ariel Lerner

Founder, Managing Partner

Mr. Lerner is the founder and the driving force behind it.  Mr. Lerner is an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in global strategy and business development.

Mr. Lerner holds a BA in Business from The University of Manchester

Amit Stern

Managing Partner

Mr. Stern joined Arion in 2019 and serves as the managing member

Mr. Stern brings 15 years of RE experience in residential development, owning and managing single/multifamily portfolios. 

Prior, Mr. Stern managed an RE fund in Eastern Europe with over $150M under management

Mr. Stern, holds a BA in Biology from Yeshiva University and a Law Degree from Sha’arei Mishpat Law School and is a Member of the Israeli Bar.

Currently serves on the board of the Van Courtland Park Alliance

Yiftach Berman

Partner, CFO

Mr. Berman is a Partner and serves as the funds CFO. 

Mr. Berman brings with him over 15 years of expertise in regulation, financing and economics.

Mr. Berman holds a BA in Economics and Computer Science from Bar Ilan University, and an MA in Public Policy from the Hebrew University.

Pinchas Trabelsy

Partner, Head Investors Relations and Marketing

Mr Trabelsy oversees the fund’s investor relations and marketing and brings forth extensive experience in risk management and investments.

Pinchas worked at Bank Leumi for over 16 years in a variety of senior managerial positions including in capital investments and foreign exchange. In his position, he oversaw transactions amounting to hundreds of millions of NIS the cumulative capital management amounted to billions of shekels.

Mr. Trabelsy is member of the Israeli Bar and holds an MA business administration.

Mr. Or Meir serves as the funds CTO and oversees the development of the fund’s proprietary software, to further advance the data collection and underwriting analysis and processes.

Ori brings with him years of experience working in Cyber Security companies, creating Artificial Intelligence models for detecting malware and attacks on computer networks.

Mr. Or Meir got his Master of Science degree in Cyber Security from Ben Gurion University, and has presented his work in various conferences around the world (including Black Hat Europe 2019). 

Avi Alpert

Director of Underwriting & Operations​

Mr. Alpert currently leads our Underwriting and Operations departments.
Prior to joining the team, Avi worked as a project manager for a developer and has implemented his experience into his underwriting and servicing. While having extensive experience in financial modeling and risk analysis, he understands the needs of our clients and works to optimize their financing servicing needs.
Mr. Alpert holds a BA in Finance from Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business, graduated Cumme Laude