Since 2012, Mr. Cohen has devoted his career to legal cannabis as a co-founder of MJardin and has developed a recognized expertise in the industry. Mr. Cohen has more than 10 years of management and legal expertise with specialization in private equity and international business.
Prior to founding MJardin, Mr. Cohen co-founded and served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Brilla Group, an alternative asset private equity firm focused on the luxury hotel and resort asset class in South Florida, the Caribbean, México, and Colombia. In his role at Brilla Group, Mr. Cohen oversaw all aspects of the company’s business and legal affairs while working closely with the Chief Executive Officer to manage the long-term development of the company and its private and institutional investors. Mr. Cohen took a lead role in onshore and offshore acquisitions, corporate structuring, private and institutional fund development and management, negotiation and structuring of strategic partnerships, investment approvals, project development, and the management of outside legal representation.
Prior to co-founding Brilla Group in 2007, Mr. Cohen served as General Counsel of Islandia Resorts Ltd., a real estate investment and development company focused on The Bahamas. He also served as General Counsel of Nationwide Land Holdings Group, LLC, a real estate investment and development company focused on residential and hospitality assets in Florida. Mr. Cohen is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A. 1997; magna cum laude) and the University of Colorado School of Law (J.D., 2003).
About MJardin Management, LLC
MJardin Management is a Colorado-based operating company that provides select cannabis businesses across the United States with turnkey cultivation and processing management services, including facility design, licensing support, and the operational management required to produce premium cannabis and related products in large-scale and professional-managed facilities. MJardin Management currently services clients in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Massachusetts, Illinois, New York and Florida.
About MJAR Holdings, LLC
MJAR Holdings is a Florida-based company dedicated to acquiring, developing and licensing industry-leading intellectual property related to the cultivation of premium cannabis, including proprietary processes, technologies, designs, formulas, systems, software, genetics, nutrient formulations, and other materials associated with large-scale premium cannabis production, as well as connoisseur consumer products.