Ronit Dvir Bacalu is the Chief Financial Officer of Kalyx Properties Inc. In this role, she was responsible for all finance and accounting including the formation of a public registration in the “Form S4” and all auditing requirements as outlined by the company’s auditor, BDO. She brings over 20 years of experience in growth companies across the technology, information, communication, entertainment, financial services and real estate industries.
Ms. Bacalu recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of Sapir Organization, a leading real estate holding and development company with over 6 million square feet of Class A office, residential and hospitality space in Manhattan. During her tenure at Sapir, the company sold 11 Madison Avenue for approximately $2.6B, the largest New York real estate transaction recorded to date. Prior to Sapir, Ms. Bacalu was a Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of DoubleVerify and Peer39, both advancing tech companies at different stages of development. During this time, she was also an active member of the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) CFO council.
Ms. Bacalu began her real estate career as Vice President of Finance for Africa Israel USA, a $4 billion holding company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Africa-Israel Investments, LTD. Africa Israel USA was primarily engaged in developing residential and office buildings, retail space and hotels. Before Africa Isreal USA, Ms. Bacalu spent 7 years in the New York and Israel offices of PwC, serving both VC-backed and publicly traded technology companies and implementing Sarbanes Oxley in its early years as one of PwC’s Sarbanes-Oxley specialists.
Ms. Bacalu is a Veteran of the Israeli Defense Force in the rank of Sergeant, where she was the Commander of basic training for disadvantaged population enlistments.
Ms. Bacalu holds Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Management from the College of Management in Israel and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bereisheet, a cultural, non-profit educational organization.