Elvin Ames

Managing Member
Golden Eye Investments LLC

Elvin Ames is the managing member of Golden Eye Investments LLC, a New Jersey based real estate investment company that specializes in buying, fixing and flipping or renting 1-4 unit properties. He and his team have successfully completed over 70 renovations to date. Mr Ames is a former U.S. Marine Corps infantry sergeant, he has a double major from Rutgers University business school in Management and Marketing and currently attends NYU where he is completing his Masters in Real Estate Development. He has sat on Panels with the likes of Governor Paterson the former Governor of NY discussing Crowdfunding in real estate.

Ameet Amin

Principal
JOSS Realty Partners LLC

Mr. Amin is a Principal at JOSS Realty Partners. As the Head of Acquisitions, Mr. Amin is responsible for the identification and evaluation of new investments. Since joining in 2007 he has purchased, financed, managed and sold over $750 million of commercial real estate across 17 single property investments totaling over 2.5 million square feet. Mr. Amin oversees the sourcing, negotiation, underwriting and execution of principal investments and plays a central role in capital raising and executing joint ventures, recapitalizations and dispositions. Prior to joining JOSS, Mr. Amin served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank where he helped the divi ... (view full description)

Nav Athwal

Founder & CEO
RealtyShares

Nav Athwal is the founder and CEO of RealtyShares. Athwal oversees company planning, investor fundraising across the platform and overseeing all deal activity. Nav started his career as an electrical engineer, before transitioning into real estate law. He worked as a Real Estate and Land Use Attorney at Farella Braun & Martel, LLP. As an attorney, he led some of the largest mixed-use, residential commercial and renewable energy real estate projects in California. RealtyShares is a marketplace that affords Accredited US Investors the opportunity to invest in debt and equity real estate deals across the United States. To date, RealtyShares has successfully funded over 150 real ... (view full description)

Dan Baird

CEO
CracktheCrowd.com

Dan is our strategy lead and a product design and launch specialist. He began his professional career at 19 as co-founder of LoveSac Furniture Co. and two franchises. He later received an MBA from Thunderbird in branding and entrepreneurship, and was hired byConAgra’s Marketing Innovation group to design and launch businesses for some of the country's most well-knownbrands.  In 2013,  Dan founded Crack the Crowd and joined CrowdEngine as VP, leading sales, marketing, and launching dozens of crowdfunding platforms, including the first equity platform to reach $1 billion in offerings. 

Chris Baker

CEO
Baker Empire LLC

With over 10 years of experience, Chris Baker heads Baker Empire LLC as its CEO. His experience includes multi-family real estate acquisitions, re-sales, rehabs and flips. Chris understands that crowdfunding is rapidly changing the real-estate investment market as he has done several successful deals through multiple crowdfunding platforms for his real estate projects. He sees this as the new wave of investing for developers. Chris Baker received a BA from Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

John Balboni

Partner
Sullivan & Worcester LLP

John G. Balboni is a partner in Sullivan & Worcester's Boston-based Real Estate and Corporate Practice Groups and heads the firm's Real Estate Finance Group, focusing on debt and equity transactions. His practice in real estate and finance law includes private/preferred equity investing, structured real estate transactions (with a focus on foreign investors), syndicated real estate projects, including limited partnership, limited liability company and tenant in common interests, lending matters and fund formation. His clients include real estate companies, hedge funds, insurance and finance companies, developers, investment bankers, local, national and international banks, REITs and other in ... (view full description)

Mike Bednarski

Managing Partner
Broome Capital, LLC

Broome Capital, LLC. is a Tampa-based real estate investment firm specializing in the housing sector across the Southeast. Broome Capital owns Proluxe Properties and Icon Residential, two platforms that invest in the SFR space and develop urban infill housing, respectively.  Mike Bednarski is a Principal of Broome and a 2nd generation operator/investor with extensive operational experience.  Mike's degrees include a University of Florida B.S. Building Construction, M.S. Business Management; and Columbia University M.S. in Real Estate Development.

Joel Block

CEO
InvestorValet

Joel G. Block is the managing director of a real estate hedge fund that acquires distressed assets nationwide, plus he has been a principal in over 40 syndicated transactions throughout his career. For much of the last 20 years, Joel was in the venture capital business - frequently on the entrepreneur side of the table. Though he has conceptualized, capitalized, operated and sold several companies, his favorite was the development of a personalized financial product which he sold to a Fortune 500 company in 1995. In 2012, Joel formed a team to launch the Bullseye Capital Real Property Opportunity Fund, LLC, a real estate hedge fund that acquires distressed multi-family and commercial assets ... (view full description)

Phil Block

Senior Managing Director
Realty Mogul, Co.

Philip Block is the Senior Managing Director of RealtyMogul.com’s capital markets group responsible for developing and managing institutional investors and capital partners. Phil was previously the VP of Corporate Finance and Capital Markets at Centerline Capital Group where he was responsible for new business development and capital-raising activities. Prior to joining Centerline, Phil held leadership roles at Dominion Capital Advisors, a real estate private equity / mezzanine fund, and in the real estate investment banking group at Cantor Fitzgerald.  Mr. Block earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from George Washington University, cum laude, and is a graduate of ... (view full description)

Al Bokhour

President
Bokhour Developments

No biography specified

Brent Brague

Vice President of Sales
CrowdEngine, Inc.

I help companies access more capital and investors to fund their projects through owning their own white label crowdfunding portals. CrowdEngine is the premier white label crowdfunding solution for companies who what to: 1) Promote their own brand. 2) Keep their investor relationships their own. 3) Showcase their deal flow. 4) Provide a better investor experience. 5) Streamline and automate business and investing processes. 6) Attract more investors, deals, and projects, as you gain more brand awareness in the market place. 7) Establish yourself as a market leader. 8) Leverage the power of the internet to boost your business.

Eli Braha

Managing Member & CEO
Berkley Aquisitions LLC

Experience: Mr. Braha has been the managing member of Berkley Acquisitions LLC, a commercial real estate acquisitions company, since April 2008. Mr. Braha has explored various commercial trade opportunities in more than 50 countries. Mr. Braha has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, including raising capital as a developer and lead syndicator of commercial real estate as a principal, developer and property manager. In addition, he has arranged lease transactions, acquired multiple types of commercial, residential and industrial properties, and consulted and co-invested in various types of real estate. Mr. Braha has acquired, owned, managed, and operat ... (view full description)

Andrew Broeren

Partner
Compass Residential, LLC

Andrew is a founding partner of Paragon which has been in operation for over 4 years. Paragon manages the sourcing, construction / refurbishment and sale of high end residential properties in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas. See website www.ParagonPremier.com and www.ParagonInvestors.com. Andrew was Managing Director for a residential property investment company in London buying large residential developments, renting and reselling to clients. Prior to that he was Head of Structured Finance for Southern Europe at HSBC Bank covering origination, structuring and deal execution for all asset classes in that region. Andrew has extensive experience in credit analysis, property valuation and ... (view full description)

Fred Bryant

Co-Founder and President
WealthForge

Fred is a visionary entrepreneur and peer-to-peer finance pioneer who launched WealthForge to forever change how private companies raise capital. Starting the company in his dorm room, Fred has been singularly focused on bringing simplicity and efficiency to the world of private investing. Fred is also driven by his commitment to national service, choosing to serve on Active Duty in the US Army for 3 years after graduating from college. He served in Afghanistan, graduated from US Army Ranger School and received the Bronze Star Medal, all while helping steer WealthForge forward. As co-founder and COO, Fred has turned his vision into reality and is now a leading speaker regarding the emerging ... (view full description)

Kevin Burns

Director
Grove Street Management

Kevin founded the boutique value-added real estate investment company Grove Street Management in 2001, and has nearly 15 years of direct real estate experience in fund raising, target analysis, due diligence, repositioning, recapitalizing and exiting real estate assets. During his tenure at GSM, Kevin has been involved in tens of millions of dollars of real estate deals involving hundreds of units. Prior to GSM, Kevin graduated from Hobart College, earned his Juris Doctor from The State University of New York, became licensed to practice law in New York State, was a part-time college professor of Investments and Managerial Economics, was awarded his New York State Real Estate Broker licens ... (view full description)

Daniel Carter

Founder & CEO
Windmill Investments, LLC

Mr. Carter has been a Real Estate Investor since 1983 when he purchased his first rental property at the age of 22. He owns and manages a real estate portfolio with a market value of over $150M. He invests in single-family portfolios, multifamily apartments and commercial properties. The factors linking all of his investments are in-place cash flow in growing markets with pro-active and hands-on management. By increasing NOI and cash flow, Mr. Carter consistently has created above average returns on investments. Mr. Carter was actively acquiring assets through May 2006 when he anticipated the real estate bubble and safely sat out the recession. In September 2009, Mr. Carter stepped back into ... (view full description)

Sanford Coggins

President/CEO
VisionWise Capital

Sanford began his professional career as a Commercial Loan Officer at RepublicBank Dallas underwriting loans for real estate and energy related credits. He has since then served Investors as a Commercial Real Estate Broker and Principal of over $500 million in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions. In 1985, Sanford left the brokerage community and was engaged as an Advisor to a $50 million Receivership appointed by the California Department of Corporations to work out a portfolio of mixed use assets ranging from retail and operating businesses to single and multifamily residential. This cumulative experience has given Sanford an extensive knowledge of real estate acquisitio ... (view full description)

Mark Crawford

President
Crawford Park Financial Inc.

Mark Crawford brings over 30 years experience in the real estate business to his ventures. His experience includes development, brokerage, mortgages, and investments of residential and commercial properties. In addition, he has obtained government approvals for over 1,000 apartments and subdivisions. As President of Crawford Park Financial Inc., he syndicates funds to purchase and/or renovate apartment units and acquires, arranges, brokers, and holds promissory notes secured by deeds of trust, mortgages, and security agreements. CPF originates via a DRE (Dept. of Real Estate) License in California.

Christopher Crippen

Portfolio Manager
Vie Management

Christopher has worked as an Analyst, Asset Manager & Executive at Wall Street REITs, the FDIC & Fannie Mae. Christopher played a pivotal role at the FDIC leading the take down of over 150 banks & the disposition of over $2BB OREO assets. He served in the US Army's Second Infantry Division throughout the Far East & is proud to be a decorated US Army Veteran.   He is considered an expert in Multi Family, Student Housing, Senior Housing and SFR Portfolios. He regularly speaks at top industry events all across the US.  Christopher started his career in finance at a large lender where soon rose to the top of the company. Seeing the opportunity he opened First Republic ... (view full description)

Aaron Cuha

Co-Founder & Managing Director
Synergy Group Inc.

Mr. Cuha is responsible for the overall operations and management of the Partnership and leads the residential real estate focus of the Partnership. His responsibilities include establishing policies, practices and standards, sourcing, underwriting and closing acquisitions and dispositions, developing and executing investment plans for all company investments and monitoring the investment performance of all properties. Mr. Cuha is a real estate industry executive, philanthropist, pilot, and educator. He brings over 24 years of experience to the Partnership, covering virtually all aspects of the real estate business, including mortgage, investment, and loss mitigation. From 2000 through 20 ... (view full description)

AdaPia d'Errico

Chief Marketing Officer
Patch of Land

AdaPia is an entrepreneur, investor, and mentor with broad experience across retail banking, financial planning, international finance and capital markets, intellectual property development, crowdfunding and online community building. As Chief Marketing Officer at Patch of Land, she leads strategic partnerships and drives brand awareness while positioning the company at the forefront of P2P real estate lending and debt crowdfinancing. She has co-founded two businesses with women partners, coached entrepreneurs, taught and mentored business students, and frequently speaks on Women 2.0 topics in crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, and fundraising for start-ups. AdaPia has a BBA from the Universit ... (view full description)

Larry Davis

President
Shorewood Group

No biography specified

Joaquin de Monet

Managing Principal
Palisades Capital Realty Advisors

Joaquin de Monet is a leader in the commercial real estate industry with expertise in global real estate advisory and investment management services. He has led teams of high-performance real professionals worldwide, and has a successful track record for executing large equity and debt transactions in the United States and Latin America, and for building, operating and managing multi-billion dollar real estate businesses and portfolios. In 2013, de Monet founded and serves as managing principal of Palisades Capital Realty Advisors, LLC, a boutique commercial real estate advisory firm that brings customized real estate investment solutions to private capital (high net-worth and family office ... (view full description)

Donald Deans

Managing Director & CPA/PFS
Deans Consulting, LLC

Don has supported individual and corporate clients as a CPA for more than 40 years and as a registered representative for 18 years. Don has his BSIR and MBA from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.   He began his career at Haskin & Sells in 1974 and was a partner at Deloitte Haskins & Sells from 1985-1990. In 1996, Don joined the financial services sector and he holds FINRA licenses 6, 7, 63, 65 and 24.   Don is a nationally recognized and much sought after speaker, published author, and thought leader in the accounting and finance communities. Don’s articles are published on The DI Wire at www.thediwire.com.  His guidance has been sought out by t ... (view full description)

Joseph Delaney

CEO
J.V. Delaney & Associates

Mr. Delaney started professionally in the investment business in 1965 while a student at St.John's University. He completing a six month investment training program in the evenings. He earned his full securities license in the program run by Investors Planning Corporation, a registered broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr.Delaney worked as a part time register representative while at St. John's University in New York City. He graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration in January 1967 from St. John's. After graduating from St. John's he went to work for the IBM Corporation in New York City as a sales representative since they were offering him twice what a b ... (view full description)

David Disick

Founding Partner
Papagayo Development Group

David M. Disick, JD is the founding principal and partner in The Fractional Consultant which helps developers finance, market and sell their resort or urban projects. DMD is an experienced developer and former partner in a Wall Street law firm and thus offers clients a combination of business savvy, financial smarts, legal expertise, and hands on development, marketing and sales know-how. The Fractional Consultant is the preeminent North American firm specializing in advising fractional (and whole ownership) real estate developers. The company has served and is serving clients in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia. Mr. Disi ... (view full description)

Alan Donenfeld

CEO
CityVest Capital

Alan Donenfeld is the founder, General Partner and Portfolio Manager of a group of investment companies. For over 35 years, Alan has been focused on investing in, advising and financing real estate and companies. Mr. Donenfeld is CEO of CityVest - a real estate investment portal (www.CityVest.com) which invests $1 million to $10 million of equity and debt capital for commercial real estate investments. CityVest will co-invest and JV with real estate sponsor/operators to complete the financing of real estate acquisitions and refinancings. For 20 years, he has been President of Bristol Investment Group, a FINRA broker-dealer, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In th ... (view full description)

Joey Gabaldon

CEO
Ascenergy LLC

Joey Gabaldon, CEO Ascenergy | Sole Founder of Baja International | Co-Founder Southern Star Resources | MBA University of New Mexico | As CEO of Ascenergy, Joey Gabaldon leads the team in pioneering and implementing a sophisticated hedged oil exploration company from the ground up. Earlier in his career, Joey developed and applied his proprietary hedging methods to the stock market and was able to retire at an early age. Prior to becoming a sophisticated private hedge fund trader, Joey founded Baja - a multi-million dollar international wholesale manufacturing & exporting company that featured distribution outlets internationally including Sony, Target, Nine West, Merry Go Round, ... (view full description)

Dan Graham

Head of Partner Relations
PeerStreet

Dan runs PeerStreet's partner relations and underwriting departments where he draws from his broad range of experience in real estate which includes: sourcing equity and debt investments, underwriting acquisitions, asset management, underwriting and managing pools of distressed debt, and operations and technology-related projects for the single family residential space. Dan began his career working in fixed income sales for Prudential, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley, offering a full range of fixed income securities including treasuries, agencies, corporates, municipal bonds, ABS, MBS, CMBS and CDO's. Prior to PeerStreet Dan founded a real estate consulting business. Dan graduated from Vand ... (view full description)

Bryan Hancock

Co-Founder
Inner10 Capital

Bryan Hancock leads the strategic vision behind Inner 10 Capitals real estate investments. With over 11 years of industry experience, Bryan is passionate about real estate and has led acquisition and investment efforts working closely with leading firms in Austin and California.

Jay Hartman

Head of Investments
PeerStreet

Jay runs the investment team that evaluates and decides which loans will be available on the PeerStreet platform. Before PeerStreet, Jay was a Managing Director of Paladin Realty Partners, where he worked from 1998 to 2014, and served on the firm’s investment committee. Founded in 1995 by the ex-U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon, Paladin is an institutional real estate investment fund manager that has acquired or developed assets in the United States and Latin America with a total capitalization in excess of $5 billion. Jay's responsibilities at Paladin included a lead role in selling the firm's REIT, in a $210 million transaction. Prior to Paladin, Jay worked for Sanwa Bank, where he ... (view full description)

Benjamin Hellweg

Head of Acquisitions
Home Partners of America

No biography specified

Harold Hofer

Chief Executive Uncle
Rich-Uncles.com

Harold Hofer is founder and Chief Executive Uncle of Rich-Uncles.com. Rich-Uncles.com is the leading real estate Crowdfunding platform focused exclusively on the non-accredited investor. Rich-Uncles.com has developed a unique, proactive social media campaign to engage with non-accredited investors. ”You can’t have a Crowd . . . without the Crowd.” Harold has broad experience in commercial real estate investment and syndication, having participated in transactions exceeding $2B in value both as a principal and as a broker. Harold received undergraduate, Masters (Economics) and Juris Doctor degrees from UCLA, where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review.

Adam Hooper

CEO & Founder
RealCrowd

In the commercial real estate industry since 2003, Adam has founded three national platforms for brokerage, consulting and joint venture equity investments. RealCrowd, his latest endeavor, launched in 2013 has provided investors with access to over $2.5B of institutional quality investments including office, retail, industrial and multifamily properties and funds from coast to coast.   RealCrowd has built a true online marketplace that has transformed how the private capital markets operate. By leveraging the new regulatory environment created to ease access to private investors and combining a cutting edge technology team, RealCrowd has created a first principles based approach ... (view full description)

Brad LaRue

CEO
United Growth Capital Management, LLC

Brad LaRue has over 20 years of experience in development, asset mangement, and acquisitions of commerical real estate. Brad has specialized in retail and mixed use projects, but also has extensive experience with office, multi-family and office/flex product types. Over his career he has been involved in the development and, or, asset management of 10 million SF of retail, 2 million SF office, and over 1,000 multi-family and condominium units in markets across the United States. His retail experience spans the range of smaller ground-up out-parcel developments to redeveloping super-regional enclosed malls. His extensive range of experience includes working for two prominent institutional r ... (view full description)

Robert Lee

Medical office investments
Health Care Property Advisors - SIG Equity

Lee has over 15 years of direct experience in real estate investment, private and institutional capital markets with a focus on structuring and placement of equity capital.  With deep experience in real estate including roles in investment banking, advisory, and institutional capital markets he has a broad range of experience across the real estate investment spectrum.  Lee's career has been focused on working with institutional and private capital investor to execute their specific real estate strategy, including the selection of managers across  real estate product types to execute specific portfolio strategies based on thier portfolio goals.  Prior to Lee’s current focus in th ... (view full description)

Dewayne Lener

Director of New Business Development
Ascenergy LLC

Dewayne Lener is a public speaker and sought after investment and tax consultant with over 37 years of land acquisition and investment experience in the oil and natural gas industry. He was a key member with Petromax Operating Company and later with EMAX Legacy Partners as Vice President of Marketing. Dewayne currently heads up New Business Development for Ascenergy, a successful and rapidly expanding oil and gas production company. Dewayne’s tax expertise helps him advise clients to achieve maximum returns using tax-free growth vehicles within tax laws, allowing investors to benefit from tax-free growth and income.

Rosemarie Leong

Due Diligence Officer
Sandlapper Securities, LLC

Rosemarie brings 20 years' experience in the securities industry, currently serving as due diligence consultant for Sandlapper Securities, Inc, a leading independent broker-dealer located in Greenville, SC. She has worked in wholesale distribution channels, as a financial advisor at Paine Webber, managed the top financial planning team at SmithBarney/Los Angeles and served as a VP at Prudential Financial/Los Angeles where she became the firm's #1 national high net worth client asset manager. Previously, Rosemarie was a statistical analyst at the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Rosemarie holds a B.A.(Summa Cum Laude)from UBC/Vancouver, Canada, an ... (view full description)

Arik Lifshitz

CEO
DSA Property Group

Arik Lifshitz is the CEO of DSA Property Group, which is a real estate holdings firm and parent company of DSA Development Co., DSA Realty Services LLC, and DSA Management Co. Inc. As president of DSA Management Co Inc., and chairman of DSA Realty Services, he is responsible for the coordination and management of all corporate matters. Lifshitz has been an integral part in growing the private, family-owned operation from a small management company founded in 1986 by Lifshitzs father Howard to a multi-national organization with over 100 employees.Lifshitz assumed full control over day-to-day operations of DSA Management Co. Inc. in 2005. He now heads the expansion efforts of the c ... (view full description)

Eddie Lorin

CEO/Founder
Strategic Realty Holdings LLC

Eddie Lorin co-founded Strategic Realty Capital as a culmination of his 25 years’ experience in investment real estate. SRC has a mission to provide value to its shareholders and more important, its residents. Since 2008, SRC has purchased close to 10,000 units in over 40 transactions and has built a strong performing portfolio. All of SRC’s apartment assets were purchased opportunistically and successfully re-positioned into thriving communities. Prior to forming SRC, Lorin was the exclusive acquisition advisor to a large national apartment company where he led the acquisition of 130 properties; 25,000+ units contained in over $2.2 billion in real estate. Other real estate ex ... (view full description)

Peter Lukas

Partner
KPMG LLP

Peter is a partner in KPMG’s Financial Services Practice with over 25 years servicing national and multinational companies in the real estate, investment management and commercial banking industries. His range of experience includes positions in the assurance, risk consulting and forensic practices, and also includes a four-year assignment in the firm’s Tokyo office and a two-year rotation with KPMG’s National office, the Department of Professional Practice. Peter specializes in all aspects of the real estate industry including real estate investment funds and trusts, real estate debt funds, mortgage banking entities and property managers. Peter leads KPMGs alternative finance practic ... (view full description)

Leslie Lundin

Managing Partner
LBG Real Estate Companies, LLC

Leslie Lundin is Managing Partner and co-founder of LBG Real Estate Companies, LLC, a privately-held real estate company that specializes in the acquisition, investment and development of commercial real estate properties in the western United States.  The company’s main focus is on the direct acquisition of value added and opportunistic investments, with a strong preference for retail properties. Leslie has actively participated in over 1 Billion dollars in these types of transaction since 1990.  LBG is a vertically integrated owner/operator with an in-house leasing team exclusively dedicated to leasing LBG’s retail acquisitions as well as in-house personnel with deep construction managemen ... (view full description)

David Manheimer

Co-Founder & Partner
Brooklyn Standard Properties LLC

David co-founded Brooklyn Standard Properties (BSP) in 2013. David has over 12 years of financial market experience working for some of the largest European banks. Over those 12 years, he traded, sold and managed trillions of corporate credit and residential mortgage backed securities. Most recently, he managed the EUR 6 trillion CDO portfolio at KBC Bank where he was asked to oversee a team of traders in order to maximize the portfolio's returns. Prior to running the team, David helped grow the KBC CDO business to be one of the largest and most active teams on Wall Street. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he received a BSBA from Olin Business school ... (view full description)

Mark Mascia

President & CEO
Mascia Development LLC

Mark has over 12 years of experience in real estate and is principally responsible for managing the investment and operating activities of Mascia Development. He founded Mascia Development in 2006, his energy, talent and drive have allowed him to achieve extraordinary success at an accelerated rate when compared to his contemporaries.Prior to forming Mascia Development Mark was in charge of developing over 2,500 residential units and multiple retail and mixed use properties with a total portfolio value of over $1.1B.Mark was formerly the Vice President at SHVO Development, LLC, a multi-national luxury real estate development company. During his tenure at SHVO, Mark ad ... (view full description)

Jay Massirman

President
Rivergate Companies

JAY MASSIRMAN serves as founder and President of Rivergate Companies, a full service management, investment, development and advisory firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. Jay has 30 years' experience in real estate sector and has been involved in excess of $10 billion in transactions in his career. Prior to forming Rivergate Companies, Jay spent 20 years with CBRE, a global real estate service provider. As a Vice Chairman, he was a perennial top producer and was actively involved in the sale and financing of more than 400 transactions of all product types including over 76,000 multifamily units. Real Estate Interests: Rivergate Companies is a vertically integrated real estate platform w ... (view full description)

Richard McCay

CEO
Tieback Realty Finance, Inc

Richard is a Managing Director of Tieback Holdings LLC, a real estate development and advisory firm. He is the CEO and Co-founder of Tieback Realty Finance, Inc. and is responsible forleading  the development of its crowdfund platform. He is a California CPA and real estate broker with a NMLS endorsement. He graduated from Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Additionally, he received a Masters of Taxation from Golden Gate University while working full time for PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco and also was a Manager in the Real Estate Consulting Group of Kenneth Leventhal & Co. [acquired by Ernst & Young].

Mark McKeever

Director, Advisory, Regulatory Risk
KPMG LLP

No biography specified

Aaron Mesmer

Principal-Acquisitions
Block Real Estate Services, LLC

Aaron M. Mesmer is a Principal of Block Funds and a member of the firms investment committee. Aaron joined Block Funds in 2005 and is responsible for acquisitions, dispositions and fundraising. Since joining Block, Aaron has been involved in over 125 investment real estate transactions valued at more than $750 million. Aaron has also been involved in multiple developments encompassing 350 acres and more than 4.2 million square feet of planned vertical construction. Aarons transaction experience includes the sale and development of industrial, multi-family, office, medical and retail properties. Prior to joining Block, Aaron worked for Cohen-Esrey as a member of the Investment ... (view full description)

Maksim Netrebov

President
Maks Financial Services

Maksim Netrebov is the founder and president of Maks Financial Services, a registered investment advisor in Princeton, NJ. As an independent advisor, Maksim & his company work with their clients, to help simplify their lives by providing ongoing, financial planning and asset management services. Maks Financial Services employs comprehensive financial planning and alternative investments to create a holistic, risk managed strategy for their clients. Prior to founding Maks Financial Services in 2009, Maksim Netrebov spent time at UBS Financial Services and Ameriprise Financial, then known as American Express Financial Advisors. Mr. Netrebov attended Pace University where he studied In ... (view full description)

Jorge Newbery

Founder and CEO
American Homeowner Preservation

Jorge P. Newbery is on a mission to help Americans crushed by unaffordable debts. Jorge P. Newbery is Founder and CEO of American Homeowner Preservation LLC, which crowdfunds the purchase of nonperforming mortgages from banks at big discounts, then shares the discounts with struggling homeowners. A 2004 natural disaster triggered the financial collapse of Newbery's former business, leaving him with $26 million in debts he could not pay. Newbery rebuilt himself through AHP, sharing what he learned from his challenges to help families at risk of foreclosure stay in their homes.   He authored Burn Zones: Playing Life's Bad Hands, in which he chronicled h ... (view full description)

Rodrigo Nino

President
Prodigy Network

No biography specified

Tony Olivo

Director of Business Development
PEF Services LLC

Tony Olivo is the Director of Business Development at PEF Services LLC with extensive knowledge and experience in fund administration for numerous fund asset classes and is responsible for the western US expansion efforts of the firm. Shortly after obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University Fresno, Mr. Olivo began his career with Phoenix American Financial Services a leading fund administrator servicing retail investor based alternative investment funds. During his time at Phoenix American, Mr. Olivo progressed through all levels of operations and management to the head of business developement for the firm. During this time, Mr. Oliv ... (view full description)

Daniel Oschin

Chief Operating Officer
Shopoff Realty Investments, L.P.

Daniel Oschin is Chief Operating Officer of Shopoff Realty Investments. He is focused on cultivating the companys platform of distinctive public and private programs, enhancing its brand and market presence, and broadening the visibility and impact of its added value, institutional co-investment model.For more than twenty five years, Mr. Oschin has owned, operated and managed businesses in a range of industries, including securities and financial services, real estate, asset management, international and domestic manufacturing, retail, non-profit and trust management. As a leader in the securitized real estate industry, he has been instrumental in the development o ... (view full description)

Ryan Parkin

Managing Partner
Cress Capital LLC

Ryan Parkin is a Managing Partner with Cress Capital. Prior to forming Cress Capital, Mr. Parkin was a Principal with Chase Merritt and a Vice President with Andrews Securities where he acted as a principal investor, placement agent and advisor to leading institutional and entrepreneurial real estate investors, operators and developers. Prior to these activities, he held an acquisitions role with PCCP, LLC. PCCP is a leading commercial real estate private equity fund manager and portfolio lender with over $6 billion of assets under management. While at PCCP, Mr. Parkin participated in the origination, analysis, capitalization and legal structuring of investments totaling $375 million in firm ... (view full description)

Mitch Paskover

Managing Principal
Trion Properties

Mitch Paskover, co-founder of Trion Properties, oversees all aspects of debt and equity placement and asset management for Trion Properties. Prior to co-founding Trion Properties, Paskover was a Managing Director in the Los Angeles office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.).Paskover has over eight years of experience in commercial real estate finance. Paskover’s primary focus was on debt and equity transactions including multifamily, office, retail and hospitality properties with an emphasis on multifamily. During the course of his career in commercial real estate, Paskover has been involved in over $1.8 billion in commercial real estate transactions.He graduated ... (view full description)

Justin Pierce

Founder & President
Snow Goose Homes

Justin Pierce is the founder and President of Snow Goose Homes, LLC a real estate investing firm focused on residential renovations and resale and on small residential and commercial development in the Washington D.C. Area. Justin’s primary focus is on identifying opportunities and raising capital. Mr. Pierce is also a writer and a regular contributor to the Washington Post’s “Where We Live” Real Estate Section. He writes about the realities of real estate investing with a focus on Real Estate Finance as the lifeblood of the business. Mr. Pierce is both an expert on and a consumer of the private financing industry. He has raised millions of dollars through private sources for variou ... (view full description)

Darren Powderly

Co-Founder
CrowdStreet

Darren started CrowdStreet in 2012 after recognizing the need to digitize and democratize the private equity real estate investing process. CrowdStreet's Investor Acquisition and Relationship Management technology solutions help investors and sponsors connect, transact and communicate over time. CrowdStreet Marketplace, the #1 direct-to-invetsor CRE capital marketplace in the U.S., provides qualifying sponsors access to a global audience of 29,000+ investors in order to raise equity for their offerings. Sponsor Direct is a white-label software that enables sponsors to digitize their offering distribution, fundraising, and investor relationship management cap ... (view full description)

Doug Procunier

Business Analyst
HRS Communities

I have more than thirteen years of experience in the banking industry including everything from operations to marketing to sales.  I oversee a wide variety of projects at HRS Communities including crowdfunding, technology initiatives, and financial analysis. I hold an MBA from Oakland University.  

I am always highly interested in adapting new technologies to meet existing business and community needs while promoting sustainable growth.

Scott Purcell

Founder, CEO
FundAmerica

Scott is the CEO of FundAmerica, which provides escrow, payment processing, AML, registered transfer agent and broker-dealer services to investment advisers, broker dealers, crowdfunding portals and others who make a business of technology driven fundraising pursuant to Titles II, III and IV of the JOBS Act. He is an active Board member of the Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Association (CFIRA) and the author of the book “The Definitive Guide to Equity and Debt Crowdfunding” as well as the “Industry Best Practices for Funding Portals”. He is the author of CFIRA’s position on “BD and Registered Portal Regulatory Mechanics” and has been an active editor and co-author of numerous other ind ... (view full description)

Thomas Rosenfield

Managing Director
Venture HM

Thomas has 20+ years of operational leadership experience, both as a non-profit organization Board leader and C-level executive in real estate, institutional financial services, and federal advocacy. A former Wall Street executive specializing in public sector debt investing, Mr. Rosenfield is currently managing director of Venture HM, a partnership between Harmony Asset Management and Monitor Real Estate. He also serves as president of HillStaffer, LLC, a Washington, DC based government relations and public policy firm. Previously, Mr. Rosenfield served as managing principal of Zevulun, a Schottenstein family office ($2500MM CRE portfolio), and as co-founder and co-president of ... (view full description)

Max Sharkansky

Managing Partner
Trion Properties

Max Sharkansky, co-founder of Trion Properties, oversees all aspects of acquisition, disposition, and property analysis for Trion Properties. Since founding Trion Properties, Sharkansky has led the acquisition, renovation, and disposition of over $60,000,000 in assets, yielding an average IRR in excess of 50%. Prior to cofounding Trion Properties, Sharkansky was a Senior Associate at Marcus & Millichap from 2002 through 2006. While at Marcus & Millichap, Sharkansky managed the sale of several million dollars in real estate throughout the continental United States, specifically in the multi-family arena, elevating him to one of the top-ranking brokers in the West Los Angel ... (view full description)

Brian Shniderson

Co-Founder and Principal
B&A Capital Partners

Brian Shniderson is an entrepreneurial business leader with broad experiences in restructuring and building companies. Over his 25 years of corporate life, Brian has created and sold several businesses in the service, technology, manufacturing and distribution industries. Twice Brian has landed his companies on the INC. 500s Fastest Growing Companies List - Both awards were achieved before the age of 30.Brian has been involved in real estate as an investor, developer, lender and workout consultant for the past 20 years.Brian is a frequent speaker and panelist on the state of real estate and is often quoted in national real estate publications.Brian ... (view full description)

Alex Sifakis

President
JWB Real Estate Capital

Alex Sifakis is a founder and the President of Jacksonville Wealth Builders (JWB), a vertically integrated single family real estate investment company located in Jacksonville FL. JWB provides acquisitions, rehab, and property management services to a wide array of buyers, as well as manage their own rehab-to-rental Fund. With 7 years (and ~700 houses) of single family experience, and an in-house acquisitions department, construction company, and property management company, JWB is able to procure houses that provide superior returns to what is readily available in the marketplace. JWBs experience extends to all types of houses and areas, A-D (although historically have focused mainly in C & ... (view full description)

Eric Siragusa

Principal
MHP Funds, LLC

Eric is a Principal at MHP Funds, LLC (www.mhpFunds.com) and currently co-manages multiple mobile home park investment funds. As of May 2015, MHP Funds and its affiliated companies own over 145 parks (est. 3rd largest in the US) and 15,600 lots (est. 6th largest in the US) in 22 states.  Eric has been involved in investor relations, capital raising, and acquisitions including due diligence and underwriting of MHPs. Eric holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego and has received multiple patents. Since 2008 he has served as President of the of the non-profit North San Diego Real Estate Investors Association, Inc. (NSDREI), one of San Diego's leadin ... (view full description)

William Skelley

Founder, Chairman & CEO
iFunding

William Skelley is founder and CEO of iFunding, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform (www.ifunding.co). iFunding is expanding opportunities for all investors to participate in institutional-quality real estate deals, while making it easier for real estate operators to raise funds. William is responsible for business development activities at the company, which has financed over 25 commercial and residential real estate projects with total real estate value of $325 million and average annual returns of over 20%. In 2005, he founded a boutique investment bank that underwrote $2 billion in real estate transactions, ranging from hotels/resorts acquiring hundreds of millions of dollar ... (view full description)

Bryan Smith

Chief Executive
RealtyWealth.com

Bryan Smith is Co-Founder and CEO at RealtyWealth.com. RealtyWealth is the first Real Estate Crowdfunding portal to exclusively offer Institutional Quality, Passive Commercial Real Estate Investments to U.S. Accredited and Foreign Investors by way of Corporate-backed Net Lease Properties. RealtyWealth has signed a marketing deal with Juwai.com in China and is also targeting South African, UK, European and Latin American investors. Bryan is Real Estate professional with more than ten years experience at an executive management level including Chief Executive Officer of a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) publicly listed real estate company. Accomplished lea ... (view full description)

Mark Solovy

Managing Director – Technology Finance Group
Monroe Capital

I’m passionate about investing in great companies. Focused on credit, private equity and venture capital investments, I enjoy fostering win-win partnerships with owners, management teams and investors by operating with integrity and building and maintaining long-term trusting relationships. I began my career as an entrepreneur by starting and selling my first business in college. Since then I have been a Managing Director at Hercules Technology Growth Capital in Palo Alto, a Venture Capitalist in San Francisco, an Attorney at K&L Gates in Washington, DC, and a Director of Business Development at a VC backed "crowdfunding" company. I currently have the privilege to be Co-Head of the Tec ... (view full description)

Bob Sonnenblick

Principal
Sonnenblick Development, LLC

Mr. Robert Sonnenblick, Principal of Sonnenblick Development, LLC, is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance of the University of Pennsylvania with more than 30 years of experience in various aspects of real estate development and real estate finance. From 1981 to 1991 Mr. Sonnenblick was the driving force and power behind Sonnenblick-Goldman Corporation of California. Mr. Sonnenblick completed over $1.5 Billion of commercial real estate transactions on the West Coast, and as a result is regarded as one of the West Coast's leaders in the field of commercial real estate finance. Among the more notable projects for which Mr. Sonnenblick personally structured the financing for are The Beau ... (view full description)

Tore Steen

CEO, Co-Founder
CrowdStreet, Inc.

Tore is a business leader in the internet and software industries with deep expertise in strategy, business development, sales, and marketing for both publicly traded and private enterprises. Prior to CrowdStreet, Tore was instrumental in leading the product, sales, marketing, and business development efforts for Janrain, taking them from early stage rapid growth phases to becoming the recognized leader in the social identity space with a full user management platform and global enterprise customers. He has held senior leadership roles as the Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at WebTrends and Director of Business Development at EarthLink. Tore earne ... (view full description)

Darryl Steinhause

Partner
DLA Piper

Darryl Steinhause is a partner at DLA Piper.  With more than 30 years of experience in highly technical securities and tax transactions, Mr. Steinhause has structured securities offerings for a wide variety of significant clients across the country, acting as lead counsel on several billion dollars of fund, debt, tenant in common (TIC), Delaware statutory trust (DST), real estate investment trust (REIT) and other offerings. He has represented both sponsors and institutional investors in a variety of deal structures, including publicly registered transactions, private placements and institutional funds. His experience also includes structuring lending transactions and loan workouts for borrow ... (view full description)

George Vallone

President
The Hoboken Brownstone Company

As President of The Hoboken Brownstone Company (HBCo) -- a multi-faceted real estate development firm active along New Jersey’s Hudson River “Gold Coast” -- George Vallone, along with his friend and Business Partner for over 37 years - Chief Operating Officer Daniel Gans, has compiled extensive experience in urban housing through a socially conscious approach to development.  Their mission statement is “Quality real estate development means quality community development.”   His firm has been responsible for renovating brownstones, brick row houses and has built mid-rise and hi-rise condominiums in Hoboken and Jersey City. His development companies specialize in large mixed-use Br ... (view full description)

Kim Wales

CEO
Wales Capital

Kim Wales has 17 years of experience in the banking industry. In 2012, she founded Wales Capital (www.walescapital.com), a boutique advisory and management consulting firm and CrowdBureau (www.crowdbureau.com), a Rating & Research Agency, both headquartered in New York City. She is a sought after thought leader, speaker, author, policy reformer and democracy activist on matters related to the JOBS Act focusing on reviving economic stability for emerging growth companies with transparency for investors. Kim is ranked as one of the Top 10 Most Influential people in Securities Based Crowdfunding (equity and debt) globally – her recommendations to the Commission were cited 10 percent final p ... (view full description)

Arthur Weissman

Head of Sales and Marketing
WealthForge

Arthur is an industry expert leading the transformation of private investing from offline to online. At WealthForge, Arthur heads sales and marketing helping to make raising private capital faster and easier than ever before. Prior to WealthForge, Arthur was the co-founder of Market76, an industry leading financial advisor technology platform as well as Main Line Group Wealth Management, a boutique registered investment advisor. He has held strategic roles for Global 500 companies including Citigroup and Telstra and has extensive experience working throughout Asia and emerging markets driving technology business development and strategy.

Timothy White

Special Counsel
US Securities and Exchange Commission

Timothy White, Jr. serves as a Special Counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to joining the Division of Trading and Markets, Mr. White served as a Special Counsel in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations at the SEC. Mr. White’s expertise includes broker-dealer registration issues, crowdfunding initiatives under the JOBS Act, penny stock disclosures, peer-to-peer lending, and EB-5 immigration visa programs. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. White worked as a broker-dealer/investment adviser attorney at a Washington, D.C. law firm. Mr. White received his J.D. from the Duke Unive ... (view full description)

Scott White

EVP-Investments
Mainstreet Investments

With more than 15 years of Wall Street experience, Executive Vice President - Investments, Scott White is responsible for capital development, REIT relationships and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Mainstreet, he served as a Senior Vice President in the Private Funds Group of Brookfield Asset Management, where he was responsible for raising capital for various alternative asset vehicles across real estate, private equity and infrastructure. His career experience also includes a tenure as Director and Head of Deal Management at Citigroup’s Alternatives Distribution Group. At Citigroup he advised clients on alternative capital raising activities in private equity, real estate, he ... (view full description)

Kristen Young

Counsel
Sullivan & Worcester LLP

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Some of your personal data may be collected and processed with the intention of selling it to other organisations, but this will not be done unless you have given your consent (separately to this privacy statement).

  1. Cookies and similar technologies

All our Sites use cookies and similar technical tools to collect information about your access to the Site and the services we provide.

Cookies are pieces of information which include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the Site and will last for longer. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie.

We may use cookies to:

  • remember that you have used the Site before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Site. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get and make sure that the Site runs fast enough;
  • remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the Site;
  • store your preferences or your user name and password so that you do not need to input these every time you visit the Site;
  • customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of Site for you;
  • record activity on our Sites so that we understand how you use our Sites enabling us to better tailor our content, services and marketing to your needs;
  • collect statistical information about how you use the Site so that we can improve the Site; and
  • gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit, and also other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider. This information is then used to place interest-based advertisements on the Site which it is believed will be relevant to your market segment. For more information about this type of interest based advertising, and about how to turn this feature off please visit www.youronlinechoices.co.uk. (Please email us at cookies@euromoneyplc.com if you have any queries about cookies)

Some of the cookies used by our Sites are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services (such as interest based advertising directed at your market segment) on our behalf.

To see a list of the cookies and similar technologies used on this Site and instructions on how to turn them on and off click here. (Please email us at cookies@euromoneyplc.com if you have any queries about cookies)

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies in general by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking, deleting or turning off cookies used on the Site you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.

Email tracking: So that we can better understand our users' needs, we track responses to our emails - for example, to see which links are the most popular in newsletters, and to log and follow up responses to our marketing messages. To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as "pixel tags" - these are small image files that are placed within the body of our email messages. They enable us to tell if a message has been opened and to track click-throughs on links within the message.
Any other purposes for which Euromoney wishes to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent.

Consents and opt-outs

You can give your consent to or opt out of particular uses of your data as indicated above by:

  • Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected;
  • Informing us by email, post or phone; or
  • Updating your preferences on the applicable Site;

For turning cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above.

Disclosures

Information collected at one Site may be shared between Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, Institutional Investor Inc. and other group companies for the purposes listed above.

Your personal data may also be sold to other companies in the form of lists and directories, but only after permission from you in accordance with the provisions above.

We may also disclose your personal data to other third parties, including, without limitation, professional advisers, or governmental or State institutions or regulatory authorities, where necessary in order to exercise or defend legal rights or where required by law.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

Public forums, message boards and blogs

Some of our Sites make message boards, blogs or other facilities for user generated content available and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Transfers outside the EEA

Services on the Internet are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always limited to one country. Euromoney Institutional Investor plc may transfer your personal data, for the purposes listed above, to other group companies, service providers or other third parties which may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area, whose laws may not give the level of protection to personal data as within the UK. This will include transfers to Institutional Investor Inc. in the US (and Institutional Investor Inc. will collect some data directly from you, in relation to the Sites which it operates) and to third parties who provide us with email and marketing services. Where we conduct any transfers we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Data

We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.

We also give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us personal data identifiers, such as credit card details and bank account number.

How to Access, Update and Erase your Personal Information

If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, in relation to any of the Sites, you can contact the Data Protection Officer via:

  • Postal mail to this address: Data Protection Officer, Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, Nestor House, Playhouse Yard, London EC4V 5EX, UK
  • Telephone: +44 (0)20 7779 8600
  • Email: dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com

Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.

Euromoney allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.

This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2012.

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