Aaron Amuchastegui has acquired more than 900 homes across 10 states primarily at trustee sale courthouse step auctions. As the manager of Homerock, he has built custom asset management software to streamline acquisitions and management of existing properties.
Homerock is currently acquiring rental properties in California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Ohio and Arkansas. Homerock is currently interested in finding additional areas to acquire distressed rental housing.
Homerock is currently trying to secure better long term financing options for our rental portfolios in $5 and $10 Million dollars pools.
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Aaron has been involved in the c ... (view full description)
Manager Renovation Services
The Home Depot Renovation Services
Eric has 20 years of experience in the home improvement industry and manages the single family residential renovations program for the Renovation Services division of Home Depot.
President & CEO
Sterling Capital Investments
Sterling Anderson is President & CEO of Sterling Capital Investments , a multifamily real estate investment company that aquires both value add and stabilized assets. Sterling is responsible for the day to day operations of the company including lead generation, marketing, raising capital and working with its group of buyers and investors. Sterling Capital is currently acquiring properties in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Texas and Georgia
He is also the host of the Deal Masters Podcast on Itunes, Spotify & GooglePodcast.
Cash Now Homes
Vice President of Single Family (Industry Principal)
Inaas Arabi joined RealPage in 2019 to lead the single-family division, bringing many years of single-family property management experience from managing start-ups to 10,000+ unit portfolios. As a former Propertyware customer and VP of Rental Property Management over a large multi-state portfolio, he gained an in-depth understanding of Propertyware and Consumer Solutions. His goal is to serve as the voice of the customer and develop new, innovative ways to help property managers attain profitability and growth.
Vice President of Capital Markets
Mr. Arouh is responsible for the placement of LendingOne’s loan originations to institutional investors, financing, and establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships of the firm. Jaime has over 14 years experience in the trading, management, and origination of mortgage-backed securities and whole loans. Previously, Jamie was a Managing Director at FirstKey Lending, a Cerberus Capital Management Portfolio Company. He joined FirstKey Lending in May 2013 as head trader of residential loan products with responsibilities including the pricing, risk management, hedging, and disposition of the firm’s mortgage loans. During his time at FirstKey, Jaime managed over $1B of originations and s ... (view full description)
Harvard Investments, Inc.
As Vice President at Harvard Investments Mathew is responsible for launching and developing a portfolio of Build-To-Rent Communities through existing sites, JV investments, and strategic acquisitions.
Mr. Avrhami has residential rental experience on over 30 multifamily projects and thousands of rental homes. Work experience spans across the capital stack and major asset types, specializing in creating value though entitlements, development, re-development, leasing, operational efficiencies, and market opportunities.
Active in the community, Mathew Avrhami is an associate faculty at Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business, teachin ... (view full description)
Ethan is a co-founder of ‘Different’ Inc., an artificial intelligence startup for property managers.
Ethan is involved with the management of hundreds of rental units, and he is the manager of ‘Pecan fund’ – a real-estate fund. Ethan is the owner of several multifamily complexes in Florida.
Ethan holds BSc & MSc Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Ph.D. from Haifa University (AI & Real-time data).
Tricon American Homes
Mr. Baldridge is president of Tricon American Homes and responsible for the Company’s overall operating activities, including acquisitions, renovations and property management. He also establishes and carries out the vision and strategic direction of the organization and serves as the company’s liaison to Tricon Capital Group, TAH’s parent company.
Prior to joining TAH in May 2015, Mr. Baldridge served as President of Irvine Company Apartment Communities, where he oversaw all aspects of a 50,000 unit portfolio of multi-family units in coastal California markets.
Mr. Baldridge holds a Master of Finance and Accounting from the London School of Economics and a Bachel ... (view full description)
The Empire Group of Companies
Chief Operating Officer
Demetrios Barnes is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of SmartRent, where he leads the support, marketing, field operations, and account services teams. With over a decade of experience in property management operations, he is passionate about helping owners and operators understand the innovations technology can produce, while forging strong interpersonal relationships and thought leadership.Prior to co-founding SmartRent, he was Vice President of Technology for Colony Starwood Homes, Previously, Mr. Barnes was Director of Property Managem ... (view full description)
Founder & President
Los Angeles/ Residential Investment Fund Manager/ Luxury Flipper/ SFR Wholesaler
Mr. Bartlett has been invested in residential real estate since 1997, works to identify key markets to target, and uses his experience profitably renovating and repositioning residential acquisitions to maximize returns. Mr. Bartlett has completed significant research into and is profitably operating in the new and rapidly growing California ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) market.
In 2019 he founded FlipGreat a firm that partners with Sellers of distressed properties to increase their profits and decrease investment risk.
Previously he managed the profitable acquisition, renovation and dispositi ... (view full description)
VP, Field Operations
Property Masters Inc
Zach Bassett began his career with Property Masters Inc in 2013. His passion for the business and construction renovations was nurtured by working his way through Property Masters field organizational structure mastering every capacity as he made his way to his current position, VP, Field Operations, where he oversees national field operations and staff. Zach’s leadership path in the company has given him a unique perspective and understanding of the the importance each role plays in the overall success of the business in meeting strategic goals and objectives of both the company and our clients alike. Zach’s keen ability to maximize individual strengths and minimize weaknesses along with h ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Toorak Capital Partners LLC
John is the CEO and founder of Toorak Capital Partners. Toorak is an investment platform focused on opportunities in the residential bridge loan and single family rental lending space. Prior to Toorak, John was the founder and President of B2R Finance (now Finance of America Commercial), the leading mortgage origination company focused on the single family rental and residential bridge loan markets. B2R was owned by funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities.
Before founding B2R, John led Deutsche Bank's single family rental lending practice, originating more than $5.0 billion in single-family rental loans made to large institutional acquirers of homes. Prior to the ... (view full description)
VP, Client Service Management
CEO & Co-Founder
Gary co-founded Roofstock in summer 2015 and assumed the role as CEO to build an Internet marketplace focused on the $2 trillion single-family rental (SFR) sector. Prior to Roofstock, Gary was CEO of Waypoint Homes and co-CEO of its successor company Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE: SWAY), where he established himself as one of the leaders of the sector as institutional capital began to transform its landscape. Prior to joining Waypoint, Gary served as both an operating executive and principal investor across a wide range of industries including hospitality, real estate, consumer Internet, and cleantech. After helping orchestrate Geolo Capital's controlling investment into Joie d ... (view full description)
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.
Bekam Investment Group
Director of Renovations
US Home Aggregation
As Director of Renovation I oversee all aspects of improvements and maintenance in US Home Aggregation's portfolio of Single Family Homes.
We buy foreclosed Single Family homes at a significant discount to both market and replacement costs in tertiary markets where the population growth is 4-7 times that of the national average. We systematically renovate them in a uniform way with high standards and rent them out. For our capital partners our goal is to achieve an IRR of 25%+ while producing a current income of 10%-12% without exceeding 66% loan to value. For our Tenants our goal is to create the nicest rental in the neighborhood, in a standardized way so they will always know ... (view full description)
Birdy Properties, CRMC
Brian Birdy, MPM® RMP®, CPM® served for 15 years in the United States Air Force before starting in property management. Brian grew Birdy Properties from a one-man office with 75 properties to a business of over 20 employees that manages over 2000 properties. Brian was the 2018 National President of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM). He is an approved Property Management Instructor for the States of Texas, Florida, Utah, and Washington as well as NARPM®. Brian holds a Real Estate Broker license in Texas, Missouri, and Washington. Brian is currently the Director of Education and Outreach for PetScreening. PetScreening helps property managers manage re ... (view full description)
Sidley Austin LLP
Stephen D. Blevit is primarily involved in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex business transactions involving both debt and equity. Mr. Blevit’s clients include Wall Street banks, special opportunities hedge funds, private equity funds, private debt funds, and corporations. Mr. Blevit’s transactions cover a variety of industries and, in particular, Mr. Blevit is known for his work in transactions involving residential non-performing mortgage loans and REOs.
Prior to joining Sidley, Mr. Blevit worked for billionaire entrepreneur, Eli Broad, as the Assistant to the Chairman of SunAmerica Inc. While working for Mr. Broad, he handled mergers and acquisitions and corporate dev ... (view full description)
Molly Boesel is a Principal Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at CoreLogic, where she is responsible for analyzing and forecasting housing and mortgage market trends, including the single-family rental market.Boesel is a frequent speaker at leading industry events and contributor to several industry publications. Her original research blogs for the CoreLogic Insights blog are frequently picked up in national and trade publications and are leveraged as news pieces. ... (view full description)
Chief Operations Officer
Claim Recovery Experts
Brad Bordelon is the Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Claim Recovery Experts. During the last 15 years, Brad has proven himself as a forward-thinking leader in hazard insurance claims, property catastrophe adjusting, and construction project management. Insurance and field service companies within the mortgage servicing space have relied on Brad’s unique skill set to implement and execute procedures and processes directly relating to the reduction of overhead cost and the increase in recoverable claim funds for damaged properties. Additionally, Brad’s senior management experience has played a key role at the ground level of many of the major catastrophic losses within the U.S. ... (view full description)
Reichman Brodie Real Estate
Nathan Brooks is the CEO at Bridge Turn Key Investments in Kansas City. Bridge is a turnkey provider focused on high quality investment properties serving clients all over the United States and Internationally. In 2018, Bridge is on pace to fix and flip 150+ single family properties.
Founder & CEO
Burley & Associates, Inc.
John R. Burley, Founder & CEO of Burley & Associates, Inc., a Private Equity Company. Specializing in Long-Term Cash Flow Transactions, they have completed over 2,000 Property Transactions in 12 States and 2 Foreign Countries. John is also the Best Selling Author of several books including #1 Money Secrets of the Rich and Wealth Building 101, in which he was the featured author with President Elect Donald J. Trump.
Burley & Associates, Inc. has assisted their Investors meet their needs for Safe and Secure Long-Term Cash Flow.
David Buttross is the owner and operator of Buttross Properties and a licensed real estate and mortgage broker and banker. He is a residential and commercial real estate investor and owns an $80 million real estate portfolio with $50 million in real estate notes and $30 million in real estate, which consists of office buildings, apartment complexes, residential properties, grocery stores, warehouses, hospitals, hotels, churches and schools. David purchases bulk REO properties and buys pools of 1st and 2nd lien mortgages. Along with real estate investments, David is always looking for an opportunity to lend money for and purchase distressed real estate. He has purchased more than 1,000 pro ... (view full description)
Head of Acquisitions
Chairman & CEO
Chad M. Carpenter has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2, 2012, and as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since August 29, 2012. Mr. Carpenter also served as our Chief Financial Officer from July 2, 2012 to December 26, 2013 and as our Secretary from July 2, 2012 to July 5, 2012. He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiaries, Reven Housing Georgia, LLC and Reven Housing Texas, LLC, since October 2012 and October 2013, respectively, and as Chief Executive Officer of our subsidiaries, Reven Housing Florida, LLC and Reven Housing Tennessee, LLC, since July 2014. Mr. Carpenter is the Chief Executi ... (view full description)
Mr. Choquette joined Cerberus in 2013. Mr. Choquette is the co-portfolio manager for Cerberus SFR strategy and serves on the Board of Directors of FK Homes LLC. Since joining Cerberus, Mr. Choquette has been the co-portfolio manager for European performing loans. Mr. Choquette has oversight for the team’s effort in acquiring performing loans in Europe and the UK, where Cerberus has built a portfolio of over $20 billion, including the issuance of the largest RMBS securitization ever of over $9 billion. Mr. Choquette also serves on the board of directors of My Money Bank, a Cerberus-acquired regulated bank in France with over $4 billion of residential and auto loans and $1 billion in depos ... (view full description)
Peter Ciganik is a Managing Director of Strategy, Research and Investor Relations at GTIS and leads the Investor Relations and Client Services functions across the Firm’s investment vehicles. In addition, Mr. Ciganik is responsible for the Firm’s macro and investment research, global strategy and new business development.
Mr. Ciganik’s experience in the real estate industry began in 2002. Prior to joining GTIS in 2007, Mr. Ciganik worked with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds (MSREF) in London, and with Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners (LBREP) in New York.
In his prior engagements, Mr. Ciganik was responsible for the evaluation, financial modeling and due diligence of eq ... (view full description)
Dennis Cisterna III
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Cisterna serves as the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Lafayette Communities, a SFR investment platform focused exclusively on build-to-rent opportunities across the nation. He is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Residential, which acquires portfolios of model homes in sale-leaseback transactions with national and regional homebuilders.
One of the most well-known executives in the SFR investment sector, he previously served as the CEO of Investability Solutions, a vertically-integrated service provider to institutional real estate investors. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of FirstKey Lending, where he was a part of the executive tea ... (view full description)
SVN | SFR Capital Fund I, LP
As the Executive Director & Principal, Jeff Cline leads SVN | SFRhub Advisors, the only dedicated national SFR portfolio platform that is also introducing a first-to-market fully-transactional, digital CRE transaction website, SFRhub.com, changing the way the CRE industry markets, researches, analyzes and acquires SFR (single-family residential) and BFR (Build-for-Rent) portfolio investments.
Cline's 40+ years in commercial real estate has added significant experience to the team of SFR portfolio industry experts to nationally transact commercial investment portfolios comprised of five or more homes. Cline has been involved as a principal in $2+ billion of commercial real es ... (view full description)
Partner/VP Sales & Marketing
Memphis Invest, GP
Memphis Invest, GP is a family-owned investment firm founded in Memphis, TN. The family enters their 17th year assisting real estate investors with passive investments in the single-family category. Today, the company operates in seven markets: Memphis, Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Little Rock and St. Louis. The company manage just over $700 million in investment portfolios for single-family residential investors. With 2,000+ clients and 6,000+ properties under management, they have developed the software, systems, processes and protocol for managing large portfolios and scaling this business platform in multiple cities quickly and efficiently. The company is owned and operated b ... (view full description)
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Revest Asset Management
Greg Coleman is a co-founder and managing partner of Revest Asset Management, a real estate asset manager based in Delray Beach, Florida. Revest owns and manages a portfolio of single family homes in southeast Florida.
Meridian Pacific Properties
Meridian Pacific Properties
Kevin Conlon is Principal & Co-Founder of Meridian Pacific Capital, LLC, a full-service real estate company specializing in high-yield build-for-rent investments in the Memphis, Tennessee metro area. The company develops land to create subdivisions, builds new single-family homes, manages the properties, and sells to investors through its own real estate brokerage. Meridian provides stabilized, high cash flow properties and portfolios of single and multi-family real estate to private investors, family offices, investment funds, REITs, and asset managers. As a turnkey operator, the Company property manages over 900 units and has been a builder of single-family homes and apartments sinc ... (view full description)
Tricon American Homes
Chief Asset Officer
Sylvan Road Capital, LLC
Michael brings over 17 years of investing and real estate operating experience. He is the Chief Asset Officer of Sylvan Road, responsible for all Asset Management and Property-Level performance.
Prior to Sylvan Road, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Streetlane Homes responsible for maximizing the operating and financial performance of the company’s investments through active day-to-day and strategic management.
Prior to Streetlane, Michael worked at GTIS Partners as a Director of Asset Management, where he managed a $2 billion portfolio of residential, office, and hotel assets.
Prior to GTIS Partners, Michael worked in Wells Fargo’s Real Estate Speci ... (view full description)
Kori Covrigaru plays to win. His competitive nature drives the unique culture he’s curated as Co-Founder and CEO of PlanOmatic. The real estate photography company makes all decisions based on their “We exist to help our people win” philosophy. Kori champions this anthem with his team, his clients and within the real estate industry. Mr. Covrigaru learned early in his career that winning is a product of determination. He entered the real estate space by drawing floor plans and photographing properties while working towards his degree in Corporate Finance at Western Michigan University. From its inception in 2005, Kori and his partners have grown PlanOmatic to more than 50 employees, 200 phot ... (view full description)
VP, Sales & Strategy
Finance of America Commercial
Josh Craig is Vice President of Sales and Strategy at Finance of America Commercial. The scope of his current role encompasses Sales and Business Development leadership, Corporate Strategy, Product Development, and managing strategic partner relationships. Craig earned his MBA from Wake Forest University, and his B.S. in Business with a Minor in Economics from Kentucky Wesleyan College. Craig’s expertise and experience in the industry comes from years of working with Wells Fargo in Consumer Lending, Underwriting, Project Management, and Strategy Consulting, as well as being a licensed Real Estate Broker and an active investor.
Chief Business Development Officer
Ashwin is the CTO of Tangello, a new way for consumers to purchase homes without debt. Prior to Tangello, Ashwin worked extensively in the real estate analytics and technology space developing the first repeat-sales indexes and forecasts for individual homes with Weiss Analytics and creating the first bond-style rating algorithms for commercial properties with Workspace. In addition, Ashwin has run a product accelerator for startups out of NYC working with startups ranging from the shipping industry to real estate to institutional over-the-counter crypto-trading.
Michael Del Prete
We Heart Houses
A full-time real estate investor and an all-around problem solver, Michael is known for providing top of the line advice and strategies to help new and experienced investors achieve tangible results that create cash flow.
Michael currently is a wholesaler, landlord, consultant, and holds his own rental portfolio. He has completed over 500 real estate transactions in the last 8 years.
He is a speaker and instructor for the Arizona Real Estate Investing Association (AZREIA).
Outside of Real Estate investing, Michael is co-founder of Callcentered a call center BPO provider.
Michael has authored several eBooks and has been a guest on several national podcasts discussin ... (view full description)
Head of New Build Acquisitions
Robert Derck is the Head of New Build Acquisitions for Amherst Residential. Robert joined Amherst in 2019 from RAIT Financial Trust, an internally managed REIT, where he managed a comprehensive portfolio of residential, multifamily and commercial real estate. Prior to this, Robert spent three years at Charter Homes and Neighborhoods, an award-winning national homebuilder and developer, where he served as Vice President of Planning and Development. During this time, Robert delivered a pipeline of over 2,000 new units, including townhomes and single family. He also managed and executed a strategic plan to implement Charter’s Great American Neighborhoods business platform. He has nearly 20 year ... (view full description)
CRE Originator and Managing Director
Orix Real Estate Holdings
Real Estate Done 4 U
Director Business Development
While working as the Director of Business Development, based in Dallas, TX, I am responsible for Bell Partners' overall expansion efforts across Texas, Colorado, California, Washington, and any other major metros in the West Coast and Central regions. Working with existing and future clients, I identify new management opportunities and client relationships to grow Bell Partners' third-party management platform. This involves full underwriting services, due diligence, market and economic analysis.
Established in 1976, Bell Partners Inc. (“Bell Partners” or the “Company”) is a privately held, vertically integrated apartment investment and management company focused on high-quality ... (view full description)
Tarek El Moussa
Co-Founder & Managing Member
Tarek Buys Houses LLC
Tarek El Moussa is the co-star of the hit HGTV show Flip or Flop, currently in its eighth season with over 19 million viewers and ranked #1 cable show in its time slot. In addition to successfully flipping hundreds of properties over the years, Tarek is a successful Entrepreneur, Real Estate Expert and Investor with a portfolio of over 100 properties, a wholesale real estate company, a home flipping educational seminar company and a production company.
Born into an immigrant family in Buena Park, California, Tarek’s hard-driving father taught him the value of hard work, the importance of a healthy competitive spirit and how to push himself to higher limits. At the age ... (view full description)
Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP
Chris practices in the areas of unlawful detainer litigation and real estate law, with a special emphasis in rent control and post foreclosure evictionsl His clients include the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Freddie Mac and numerous owners and managers of newly acquired single family homes. Chris is also an experienced trial attorney, having handled breach of lease actions and unlawful detainer trials for the past six years throughout the State of California. He is currently involved in providing public education in the areas of affordable housing and landlord tenant law, and is a frequent speaker for Apartment Associations, Crime Free Multi Family Organizations and the Insti ... (view full description)
Director of Acquisitions & Development
Jordan has over 7 years of experience as a professional debt and equity investor in both public and private markets. With a career that began as an investment analyst for a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, Jordan’s career pivoted when he joined a private investment firm in Miami where he led real estate acquisitions across various hospitality and self-storage assets. In Jordan’s current role at Broome Capital, he is responsible for new deal generation, securing entitlements, and early stage development of the firm’s real estate projects. Jordan is active as a member of several organizations including the Young Leaders Group of the National Self Storage Association, Florida Self Storage Assoc ... (view full description)
Business Development Manager
Paul Farrington has over 18 years experience in both residential and commercial lending. Paul worked for a division of Lehman Brothers in the wholesale mortgage division and was one of the first originators at B2R Finance that helped originate the first SFR securitization. Paul also helped launch A10 Capital’s single-family rental platform which became one of the first Freddie Mac approved lenders for their SFR pilot program. Paul is currently a New Business Development Manager with LendingOne and is based in Charlotte, NC.
Real Wealth Network
Kathy Fettke is founder and co-CEO of Real Wealth Network, a real estate investment company that helps its 38,000+ members acquire R.E.A.L income properties nationwide. (R.E.A.L. refers to our renovation standards, as defined on our website)
Kathy is author of the best selling book, Retire Rich with Rentals, and is host of the Real Wealth Show and Real Estate News podcasts on iTunes and Stitcher.
With a passion for researching real estate market cycles, Kathy is a frequent guest expert on CNN, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, NPR, CBS MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. She was also named among the “Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” by Goldman Sachs two years in a row ... (view full description)
EVP & Principal
SVN | SFRhub Advisors
Michael Finch began his career in commercial real estate over 15 years ago in Phoenix, Arizona. He has developed broad local and national relationships with top-ranked, high density mid to large-scale developers for commercial mixed use & multi-family development. Finch has continued to deliver value-add opportunities as ever-changing market cycles continue to evolve.
With an extensive national network, Finch has experienced continued success in the commercial real estate industry while establishing strong alliance member relationships. He enjoys being an integral partner for client teams focused on large-scale, income-producing portfolios, while specializing in single-famil ... (view full description)
Director of Strategic Account: Pacific Northwest Region
Dane Fitch’s career path took a sharp turn when he decided to branch into the investment world of flipping properties. Since making the move a little over five years ago, he has done 80 flips (60 of them being in the last two years) and he left his job as a high school English teacher to become a full-time flipper. What started as just a desire to increase his wealth, turned into a profitable full-time house flipping business.
His journey as a house flipper has sparked such a passion in him that he has joined LendingHome as a Director of Strategic Accounts, helping expand our community of LendingHome fix and flippers. Due to his experience and aptitude in ... (view full description)
Brian A. Flaherty
Global Strategic Business Process Solutions Inc.
Brian A. Flaherty, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Flaherty graduated from Monmouth University in 1998 with a BS in Medical Technology. Est. 2020 Elon University MBA. Mr. Flaherty has over 20 years of experience in the areas of: Medical Staffing, IT Contractor Placement, Executive Staffing ITO, and BPO. In 2003 he owned and operated BCF Technology Resources Inc. for over 4 years before taking on the VP of Sales role for Next Generation Technologies an India based ITO/BPO provider. Mr. Flaherty currently works out of the US Global HQ in NC; he came to Global Strategic as the VP of Sales and transitioned into COO the role he presently holds for Global, and thei Subsidiary ... (view full description)
Yellow Bird Home Buyers
Pat Flynn is Vice President of YellowBird Enterprises, a home buying and rental portfolio holding company based in Jacksonville, FL. YellowBird purchases between 20-30 houses monthly and exit strategies include: adding to the growing rental portfolio, full renovations and resell, wholesaling, and selling As-Is. YellowBird's biggest strength is acquisitions, which is their primary focus.
Rich Ford is a co-founder and Chief Development Officer for Roofstock, an online marketplace for buying and selling occupied rental homes.
Before Roofstock, Rich had a 20 year career in real estate investment banking including working at Jefferies, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley. Rich has an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Masters of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Victoria.
Senior Note Buyer
Capstone Capital USA
✔ 35+ years experience in almost every facet of the real estate industry including real estate sales, landlord, rehabber, fix and flips, loan officer, credit repair, investor mentor/teacher, building & land development, seller financing and real estate notes.
✔ Arizona Department of Real Estate certified Continuing Education instructor (Legal) for Seller Financing.
✔ 2018 Note Investor of the year --NoteWorthy Investor Summit
✔ Deal architect for Seller Financed transactions
✔ Capstone buys structured settlements
Finance & Investor Relations
Arabella Capital LLC
Since 2009, Rob Fuller has developed, built, and/or flipped over 300 properties in multiple markets including California, Illinois, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. In 2019, he co-founded Arabella Capital which focuses on providing residential rental product to institutional buyers.
Rob Fuller’s responsibilities include investor relations, financing, structuring new transactions, B2B relationships, and asset management.
As CEO of TLD Developments, Leandro “Leo” Furest has developed a large SFR rental portfolio in Detroit and suburbs of Michigan for Latin American investors that are attracted to invest in U.S. real estate market. Due to its growth and the identification of opportunity zones, the company has developed a Flipping Business unit in Detroit and suburbs of Michigan, focusing on profitable projects with a Michigan based team of Project Managers and contractors. Mr. Furest is a former Swiss Private Banker, seasoned investor in real economy projects focused on developing real estate investment opportunities for investors. Vast track record in multi-million transactions i ... (view full description)
VP & GM of HomeLight Simple Sale
Garner Properties & Management LLC
Mr. Garner is the CEO of Garner Properties & Management, the largest single-family management company in Michigan with over 1700 SFR under management. In 2014, Garner Properties expanded operations into the Indianapolis market.
Chris grew up in the real estate and management business as his father and grandfather were active investors and landlords. Chris spent his weekends as a teenager working on rental properties and tenant turns. Taking over the “Family Office” with 200 units in 2012, he used his business and technology acumen to implement a growth strategy that helped build the business to where it is today.
Garner has a staff which includes 40 team members dedicated ... (view full description)
Vice President Capital Market Sales
Tim Gillis is a seasoned professional in the mortgage services and origination space, with more than 25 years of industry experience, offering expertise gained through long-standing relationships with many of the top originators, aggregators, servicers and capital providers
Tim serves as the Vice President of Capital Market Sales for ServiceLink. Previously, he held executive positions at BSI Financial Services, Aurora Loan Services, GB Home Equity and Household Finance.
Area Vice Chairman, Managing Director-Practice Leader
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Alex Glickman has more than 28 years of experience in the commercial insurance arena. As Area Vice Chairman and Managing Director-Practice Leader of Gallagher Real Estate and Hospitality Services, Alex's expertise is in developing and servicing clients who specialize in real estate development, acquisition, advisory, management and all aspects of ownership as well as all asset classes. She has extensive experience in the Real Estate industry and has pioneered many real estate specific insurance products and services. Prior to joining Gallagher in 2001, she led Marsh's worldwide Real Estate and Hospitality Practice.
Education and Credentials:
Alex has been a featured speaker, instruc ... (view full description)
SVP of Operations
Founder & CEO
Rental Beast LLC
Rental Beast Founder and CEO Ishay Grinberg is a successful Real Estate agent and Managing Broker with more than 20 years’ experience in the New York City and Boston markets. Having experienced every facet of the residential real estate transaction firsthand, and is all too familiar with the challenges faced by agents, landlords and tenants at various stages of the rental experience.
He made his first real estate investment in South Boston, and later became a developer and a landlord in the area. Ishay spent the last 10 years as president of the Wellesley Weston Chabad, supporting his local Jewish community. He is also a member of the RHA, NAA, CAA, PAA, Greater Boston Real Es ... (view full description)
US Home Aggregation
Mr. Halasz is responsible for managing US Home’s acquisition, renovation and renting of properties and the general management of the business. Prior to US Home, Mr. Halasz was a Managing Director for a large aggregator of single family homes based in the Southeast. Although his primary responsibilities were business development, he was actively involved in spot checking properties that were un-rented, touring homes in different stages of development and utilizing their proprietary technology to understand the direction of their markets, identify trends in purchase price, renovation and property management along with rental trends. He is an opinion leader on Single Family Rental (SFR) spac ... (view full description)
Chief Lending Officer
Tom is currently the Chief Lending Officer at Genesis Capital, where he oversees loan, borrower, and portfolio approval process.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate finance and marketing from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration in finance and management from California Lutheran University.
He has worked in commercial lending for over 30 years and has been involved in construction lending for more than 25 years. Tom has been an executive or officer at various lenders, including Montecito Bank and Trust; Countrywide Credit Corporation; Indy Mac Bank, Construction Lending Corporation of America; ... (view full description)
Director - Capital Markets
OpenDoor Labs Inc.
Nate Harbacek is Head of Corporate Development at Opendoor, leading the company’s business and corporate development, including partnership programs. Additionally, he also oversees Opendoor’s capital markets business. Prior to his current position, Nate spent his early career diving into all aspects of finance, specializing in mortgage credit risk modeling, bank analytics, investment banking, and more
Community Rebuild Partners
Greg Hebner is the Founder and Managing Director of Community Rebuild Partners and is responsible for the overall strategy and investment management of the firm. Greg founded CRP in early 2011 to fulfill his vision of building an investment vehicle that could deliver outstanding returns to investors while also making a positive impact on local communities. Since its inception, CRP has successfully completed over 225 projects and deployed in excess of $125M of capital.
Greg also serves as a Managing Director of Arixa Capital Advisors, LLC and Crosswind Financial where is a portfolio manager of both debt and equity funds and member of the investment committee.
Over his ... (view full description)
CEO & President
ALEX Hemani Companies
Alex Hemani, a visionary entrepreneur and a pioneer in the Single Family Rental (SFR) market, is founder of the Alna Group of companies. Closely aligned and vertically integrated, Alna Group companies have extensive experience in every facet of the SFR market, from financing, acquisition and renovation, to leasing, managing, and disposition. Alna Group Companies include: Alna Properties, Alna Management and WeBuyHomesInUSA.com.
Over the years, Alex has done thousands of transactions with a combined value in excess of $225 million dollars. A member of the Forbes Real Estate Council, as he continues to build his own portfolio, Alex is also sharing his expertise with individual an ... (view full description)
CEO & Co-Founder
Ray Hespen is the CEO and co-founder of Property Meld, a maintenance automation software company. Property Meld looks to reduce coordination costs by 60% while improving resident satisfaction.
Ray’s background is rooted in the manufacturing business. A degreed engineer, his previous roles have involved reducing operating expenses while improving quality and consistency. He has taken this operational knowledge and combined it with technology to streamline the maintenance coordination process which is incredibly burdensome for property management businesses.
CEO & Co-Founder
Steady Technologies, Inc.
John C. Higgins is the co-founder and CEO of Steady Technologies, Inc., a leading technology platform for property owners and property managers. Steady, through its subsidiaries, offers financial products that benefit property owners and managers and provide certainty in rental outcomes. Our first product is rent default insurance offered in partnership with a top US insurance carrier that is a Fortune 100 Company rated A+ by A.M Best and S&P.Prior to co-founding Steady, Mr. Higgins founded Nobadeer Advisors, which provided business developme ... (view full description)
Finance of America Commercial
Scott Hodgden is Vice President, Sales at Finance of America Commercial. Scott manages a team of 13 account executives, and is responsible for directing sales efforts, analyzing and improving sales effectiveness, and maintaining positive customer relationships with brokers and direct clients, across all product lines. Finance of America Commercial is a direct, private, lender specializing in Fix & Flip and New Construction lines of credit, as well as long-term rental property financing. Scott brings more than 20 years of sales and origination experience in both commercial and residential lending. Prior to joining Finance of America Commercial, Scott also held leadership positions at ... (view full description)
John Hope Bryant
Founder & CEO
The Promise Homes Company
John Hope Bryant is an American entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, and prominent thought leader on financial inclusion, economic empowerment and financial dignity. He is named as Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “The Power 100: Most Influential Atlantans in 2020”, and American Banker magazine's 2016 “Innovator of the Year”, and one of Time magazine’s “50 Leaders for the Future”. Mr. Bryant is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE, Inc. the largest non-profit, best-in-class provider of financial literacy, and economic empowerment services in the United States for youth and adults. He is also the Ch ... (view full description)
Director, Affiliates & Properties
Real Wealth Network
Tim previously worked for two turn-key real estate companies in Cleveland, Ohio, where he gained valuable knowledge and skills in property acquisition, renovations from start to finish, and property management. He is a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt — a high-level, disciplined methodology for systems integration, communication and problem solving.
This strong background helps Tim screen potential property providers for Real Wealth Network members. Tim also helps further develop best practices and standards for all our property providers to ensure that our members continue to receive top notch service. Tim manages the very succesful RWN new Turnkey Rental Fund. Tim also he ... (view full description)
National Rental Home Council
David Howard serves as executive director of the National Rental Home Council, the nonprofit organization representing the interests of the single family rental home industry. In this capacity, David is responsible for managing all aspects of NRHC’s operating priorities and directing the organization’s legislative and public policy objectives.
Prior to joining NRHC, David served as chief development officer of the Home Builders Institute (HBI), the workforce affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where he was responsible for the organization’s overall fundraising, business development, constituent outreach operations, and government affairs activities. I ... (view full description)
Applied Residential & Trio
Patrick Howard is the EVP, Capital Markets and Finance for Applied Residential, Inc. and Managing Director of its Trio operating subsidiaries where he has helped developed the evolution of Trio’s lease-to-own and OwnOption Mortgage platforms. Mr. Howard has over 30 years of experience in real estate, municipal, project, structured, and securitization financings, including financings and advisory of early staged ventures, affordable and seniors housing, multi- and single family housing structures, municipal bonds, renewable energy, and various technology platforms. Mr. Howard’s professional activity has included working as an investment banker, financial advisor, debt rating analyst, real est ... (view full description)
Principal & Co-Founder
Golden Pacific Capital
Hubert Hultgren is Co-Founder and Partner of Golden Pacific Capital where they specifically focus in mid-west Single Family Rental Investing, specifically Kansas City, prior to this he was Partner & Portfolio Manager at McKinley Partners of three SFR rental funds acquiring, rehabbing and managing over 2,000 homes in California, Nevada, Utah and Texas on behalf of Tricon Capital Group and Goldman Sachs.
Prior to that Mr. Hultgren was a Finance and Accounting executive for PacificWest Companies and East West Partners where he focused on the Finance and Development of 1,200 multi-family & condominium units and asset management of 2,200 apartment units. Mr. Hultgren ... (view full description)
Vice President of Residential Operations
David Jaffee oversees strategy and service delivery for SMS Assist's residential accounts, including the leading SFR REIT in the U.S. He and his team help the operations, vendor management and technology teams in supporting maintenance for more than 100,000 homes across over 25 markets.
Jaffee builds on a career of property management and maintenance operations in both the single-family and multifamily rental spaces. As Director of Operations at Pangea Properties, he was responsible for the P&L of more than 4,000 units and oversaw the company’s leasing program for approximately 13,000 units. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Ted C. Jones is the Chief Economist – Senior Vice President for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Previously, he served as the first director of investor relations for Stewart Information Services Corporation NYSE-STC for 17 years, ending March 2014. Currently, Ted addresses the information needs of internal and external customers, conducts on-going research and supports economic and financial analysis for the company and its customers. Jones earned a PhD in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University. ... (view full description)
Michael is the Founder and President of Strategy Properties, a diversified real estate investment company specializing in purchasing and renovating 20-25+ single-family homes/month in Detroit and Southeast Michigan. He has renovated/bought/sold over 2,000 homes and is currently focused on what he calls “turnkey quality economical rental home investments
www.MarketplaceHomes.com is the nation’s largest broker of new construction homes specializing in providing a trade in solution for clients that build a new home with a partner builder. Through these builder programs, Marketplace Homes creates inventory of homes at good values.
Marketplace Homes manages properties in 38 markets believing that numbers should determine investments, not geography. Marketplace Homes currently manages over 3,000 single family homes across the country, and has completed over $2 billion in new home sales. Our consumer product provides guaranteed rental income to the accidental landlord for upto 6 years if they purchase a new home through our partner b ... (view full description)
CIVIC Financial Services
Todd Kaplan is the Branch Manger of the Calabasas, California location for Civic Financial Services. Civic Cinancial provides Mortgage Brokers, Borrowers, Investors and Real Estate Agents with a mortgage lending solution for investment property acquisition and refinance transactions. With our access to institutional capital we control the lending process locally, which means fast answers and quick closings for your private money needs.
Daniel Kattan is the Founder of Sell2rent.com and a Principal/Cofounder of PIA Group USA. He Cofounded, PIA Group, an early institutional player in the SFR rental asset class. In 2009 he saw the opportunity to put together all the pieces necessary to bring institutional capital to the SFR rental market and grew the company to over 800 units of inventory between single and multifamily residences. To manage this operation, they created a vertically integrated company with construction, property management, maintenance, acquisitions, brokerage, and capital market divisions and grew ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
Transcendent Investment Management
Jordan Kavana established Transcendent Investment Management in 2008 to lay the foundation for his vision of a data-driven real estate investment platform in the single-family residential space to capitalize on what he saw as clear opportunities created by the distressed U.S. real estate market of the time. After further developing his proprietary ERP solution, TIAS ResiPro ™, Jordan formed the firm’s vertically-integrated Build US Back® line of companies as its operating platform to research, select, acquire, renovate, rent and, at the right time, resell properties in-house; becoming the subject of a 2014 Harvard Business School case study entitled, "Build U.S. Back: Opportunities in the U. ... (view full description)
Martin Kay is the founder and CEO of Entera, the first end-to-end real estate AI platform designed for single family home investors. The largest institutional investors use Entera to find and buy billions of dollars of homes.
Prior to Entera, Martin founded Greenlet, a single family rental investor and service provider. Greenlet's investment division acquired and held $100M+ of single family homes across Texas and it's service division worked with 6 of the 9 largest institutional investors in the SFR space. He also founded and exited three big data tech companies that developed key analytics platforms for dozens of Fortune 100 companies, REITs, PE firms, universities and governm ... (view full description)
Southeast Property Investments Network
Lee Kearney owns several Real Estate businesses in Florida that all operate under the SPIN Brand. He holds a degree in Marketing and an MBA. Lee began his Real Estate Career in 2004 and has since bought and sold over 7,000 properties. Southeast Property Investments Network (SPIN) fixes and flips properties all across Florida and the United States. The SPIN flagship trading company had a sales volume exceeding $50M in 2017. Lee is also has a Real Estate education platform that operates under the FLIP YOUR INCOME brand. Lee’s training is designed for beginning investors as well as mid-level operators who wish to scale their operations.In late 2013 Lee partne ... (view full description)
Morningside Funding LLC
John Keeton has worked exclusively for real estate focused firms (hedge fund and private equity) since 2003. Since 2009 he (and his affiliated firms) have bought over 1,300 homes primarily in Arizona and Florida. He also has been the head trader for a REIT focused RIA whose assets were in excess of $900 million. His career also includes an internship at Lehman Brothers in New York and Dallas and a position in Boston with Atlantic Trust Company (formerly Pell Rudman Trust Company), a wealth management company with over $12 billion in assets. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Texas at Austin and a MBA in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at the University ... (view full description)
VP of Investments
Cheryl King, Vice President of Investments for Invitation Homes, brings an innovative and strategic approach to optimizing a portfolio of more than 80,000 single-family rental properties via multiple disposition channels. She is the architect of Invitation Homes’ Resident First Look© program, which offers residents the opportunity to purchase the property they are currently leasing. Cheryl was named to the honor roll of 2018 Women in Real Estate, an award that pays tribute to the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and who play key mentorship roles for women. She also received the 2017 Women in Housing award from the F ... (view full description)
Americas Housing Alliance
John M. Knab has been appointed Managing Director of Americas Housing Alliance Fund in June 2012; the Company acquires single-family rental residential properties. The Fund supplies SFR Class B+ homes to those Funds, REITs and investors with turn-key offerings at discounted pricing from valuations. The current cities being serviced are St. Louis, Birmingham, and Chicago. Email me at John@AmericasHousingAlliance.com or call at 801.541.0025.
John M. Knab
Cash Flow Properties/ROIturnkeypropertie
Steven Kollar purchased his first house at the age of 15 and continues to buy, sell and renovate single and multi family homes today. He still owns that house today. His team has renovated and sold 1486 single family homes excluding packages one by one during this time and countless multifamily complexes. He not only talks the talk he walks the talk, as he maintains a full-time career of purchasing and solving complex real state problems around the country.
Over the past 30 years he has learned a lot from the school of hard knocks of life first hand. Steven is a sought-after speaker in solving complex problems in real estate, with his experience and his thinking outside th ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
REALTY LOGIX, LLC
Isaac is currently the Founder and CEO of REALTY LOGIX.
REALTY LOGIX is a vertically integrated owner-operator focused on building single-family rental (SFR) communities, property management, and developing real estate technology to improve processes and user experience.
Isaac is also Co-Founder (current shareholder) of GOAL Property Services, LLC (GOAL) and its former CEO. While serving as the CEO of GOAL, Isaac developed the strategic business plan for the start-up, taking the organization from inception to managing ~5,000 single-family rentals (SFR) in 13 markets. Before GOAL, Isaac worked for American Homes 4 Rent (AH4R), leading ... (view full description)
Owner / Broker - RentWerx San Antonio & Austin, Texas. www.RentWerx.com
Founder & Host - Property Management Mastermind Podcast. www.PropertyManagementMastermind.com
Founder & Owner - Property Management Mastermind Conference www.PMMCON.com
Founder & Owner - www.BizDevMastermind.com
Intrepid Capital Investments
David is an active real estate investor as well as a proven entrepreneur and executive with over 25 years of real estate and construction experience. He is currently the Managing Partner of both U. S. Residential Opportunity Fund LP and Intrepid Capital Investments. David has been involved in various capacities in the planning, design, development, and construction of over 5 million square feet of commercial and residential projects.
The primary objective of U. S. Residential Opportunity Fund LP, a private real estate investment fund, is to engage in the business of acquiring, renovating, and owning residential rental properties nationwide. The fund has acquired well over 1,000 ... (view full description)
SVP Spend Management
Director of Operations
SVN | SFRhub Advisors
Finance of America Commercial
Dan founded Center Creek Capital Group, which oversees Center Creek Housing Fund II, a single-family rental fund that invests in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia. Center Creek also provides advisory services in mortgage capital markets and originations/servicing strategy. Previously, he was a Director of Investments for Lone Star Funds, a $30B private equity fund specializing in distressed debt, where he opened their Washington DC office in 2009 and focused on sourcing assets through partnerships with government agencies including Treasury, the Federal Reserve, the GSEs, and HUD. Dan previously worked as an investment banker and as a Director of Corporate Development at Capital One, where h ... (view full description)
Senior Vice President
Chief Marketing Officer
Christopher Todd Communities
Carrie has over 30 years experience in real estate marketing having owned her own advertising agency and representing national developers and builders throughout the country. After selling her agency to Bob Parsons , Founder of Go Daddy, she started Carrie On Consulting and began to work with Christopher Todd Communities to develop a brand that resonated with today's renters - Renter by Choice. She worked with Todd Wodd, Founder, to bring a unique opportunity to renters, along with an enhanced lifestyle. Today, just three years later, Christopher Todd Communities has 7 active single family, single level, smart home rental communities in Phoenix Arizona and has signed an exclusive building/ ... (view full description)
Chief Operating Officer
Builder Finance Inc.
Michael Maxwell is Chief Operating Officer at Builder Finance Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of 1st Financial Bank USA. Mr. Maxwell joined 1st Financial Bank in 2003, and is responsible for leading the marketing and origination efforts for residential construction loans to home builders. Prior to joining 1st Financial Bank USA, he was a Director in the Structured Finance Department of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. For over six years he was responsible for the analysis of asset-backed securities, specializing in consumer assets. Prior to Standard & Poor's, he spent over six years as an Assistant District Attorney with the New York County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Maxwell ... (view full description)
Ryan McBride is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of CoreVest Finance, the leading provider of rental loans and bridge financing for residential real estate investors. Previously, Ryan was Executive Vice President of Acquisitions at Colony American Homes where he was a Co-Founder and led the company’s overall acquisitions efforts. Prior to his roles at Colony, Ryan was a Senior Managing Director at Carrington Investment Services, LLC where he was responsible for directing the firm’s single-family residential rental strategy, capital formation and merger and acquisition efforts. He also spent eleven years in investment banking, most of this time at J.P. Morg ... (view full description)
Managing Partner, COO
Ryan McGarry is a Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer of VineBrook Homes Trust, a leading SFHR investor and operator focused on the workforce housing segment of the industry. Since its first investments in 2007, VineBrook has acquired over 9,000 residential single family properties. Today, VineBrook is well-capitalized and growing at 50% annualized growth as we expand our footprint, while maintaining compelling NOI margins and fully-covered dividend yields.
Joining VineBrook in 2010 focused on enhancing analytical capabilities to drive efficiency and scale, Ryan has at one time or another participated in fundraising, acquisitions, business development, and overall stra ... (view full description)
McGuinn Hybrid Homes
Wade McGuinn, owner / CEO of McGuinn Hybrid Homes has served the Midland and Capitol of South Carolina for 32 years. During that time we have built over 4,000 homes and 27 communities. We have built more homes on Lake Murry than any other company in the Midlands and have built more Multi-Million dollar homes than any singe builder. Production building for ourselves and investors remain the core of our operations.
Wade is one of a few certified master builders in South Carolina, and is past president of the HBA Central South Carolina, author of Building Your Dream Home, and CEO of one of the most awarded Homes Building Companies in the Metro Columbia area McGuinn Hybrid Homes. W ... (view full description)
Mike McMullen is the Founder/CEO of Prominence Homes, Alabama Rental Managers, and Mike McMullen & Associates. Prominence is one of Alabama’s largest homebuilders, and ARM is one of the largest single-family rental management companies in the southeast. In addition, Mike McMullen & Associates has sold over $1.2 billion in real estate and continues to sell over $80 million per year.
Mike is a seasoned real estate investor owning over 100 single-family and multi-family properties, as well as land developments and subdivisions. He has over 19 years of experience in real estate sales, building, rental management and as an owner of rental investment property. In 2008, ... (view full description)
Bruce W. McNeilage brings 31 years of financial and real estate investment experience to his role as President of Kinloch Partners, LLC and Kinloch Homes, LLC. Kinloch owns assets throughout Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Prior to launching Kinloch Partners LLC and Kinloch Homes LLC, McNeilage was a partner in DEL Real Estate, LLC and was a Chartered Financial Consultant with Wealth Management Group of Tennessee/LPL Financial and was Managing Partner with Wealth Management Group of Florida, Inc./LPL Financial.
McNeilage holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Florida State University. He is also a Chartered Financial Consultant.
McNei ... (view full description)
Walker & Dunlop
With over 21 years of commercial real estate experience, Keaton Merrell, Managing Director, is responsible for nationwide loan origination and focuses on multifamily, office, retail, and industrial properties. Throughout his career, Mr. Merrell, has originated over $2.5 billion in loans and is based out of Walker & Dunlop’s Phoenix, Arizona office.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Merrell was co-founder and principal of Legacy Capital Advisors and has been active in the Phoenix market since 1998. Mr. Merrell has focused on capital advisory services including mortgage banking, mortgage brokerage, and direct mortgage lending. Throughout his career, he has been a direct Fanni ... (view full description)
Chief Marketing and Production Officer
Michael Miller currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of 5AFC and its parent company, 5 Arches, LLC. Prior to this, Michael was the CMO of Epsilon Agency Services and Managing Director of Catapult Marketing. He also cofounded Hyper Marketing which was later acquired by Epsilon. Mr. Miller lead global strategic initiatives and marketing for MRM Worldwide and advised McCann Worldgroup as well as other prominent advertising agencies. He has developed global marketing platforms across brands including JPMorgan Chase, Union Bank, Wells Fargo, Google, Intel, GM, The Home Depot, Lennar, and Tishman Speyer.
Sean Miller is the President of PointCentral, a subsidiary of Alarm.com, the leading provider of enterprise-grade smart home solutions to short and long term managers of single and multifamily properties.
Prior to PointCentral, Sean was global director of sales and business development for WeMo, Belkin’s Connected Home/IoT division. Before WeMo, Sean held several positions with Generac, including director of remote monitoring (Mobile Link), where he led the creation of a new business unit around an M2M/IoT solution that connected the company’s standby generators to customers, dealers and Generac corporation.
Sean has an MBA from Kenan-Flagler at The University of ... (view full description)
Shawn Miller currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 5AFC and its parent company, 5 Arches, LLC. Prior to this, he served as the CEO of Arch Bay Capital, and the CEO of 3 Arch Financial Services. He also cofounded the law firm of Miller & Clark, specializing in bankruptcy, real estate and corporate matters, and was a partner at a prominent Los Angeles based bankruptcy firm.
Mr. Miller earned his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law, his M.A. in International Affairs from American University, and his B.A. in History and Political Science from University of California, San Diego, and clerked for Chief Judge Ashland of the Central District of ... (view full description)
Hogar Hispano, Inc.
Marcos Morales has worked in the real estate industry for the past 25 years in both the for- and non-profit space. Currently Mr. Morales, as Executive Director of Hogar Hisapno, Inc., manages a portfolio that contains a 60k sq. ft. commercial office building in Washington D.C., 327 NPL's and PL's and 317 REO's.
Hogar Hispano, Inc., as owner operator of the aforementioned portfolio, was created in 2004 and operates a unique organization which does not rely on federal or state grant funding to operate. In fact it operates primarily from net gains generated from its operations. HHI does accept donated properties and cash from private and corproate individuals.
Please vis ... (view full description)
Residential Capital Partners
Chief Client Officer
Joakim Mortensen has 20 years of experience in the finance industry, and is currently the Chief Client Officer and Head of Institutional Loans at CoreVest Finance, the leading private lender to residential real estate investors. During his tenure, the company has closed nearly $4 billion in loans. Prior to CoreVest, Joakim was Director of Business Development at LNR Property where he was responsible for acquiring distressed commercial real estate loan portfolios. He also led new loan originations for Auctionfinance.com (a joint venture between LNR Property and Auction.com). Previously, Joakim was a Managing Director at Renaissance Companies, a real estate advisory firm to financial instituti ... (view full description)
Tina Mortera is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Progress Residential®
She has more than 20 years of real-estate related experience with a reputation as an innovator and creative problem-solver who can produce results. Her purpose and passion are fostering a customer-centric culture of performance, building brands that people love and making the vision a reality.
Redwood Trust, Inc.
Mr. Neisser is the COO and co-founder of LendingOne. A Cum Laude graduate from Rutgers University New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a graduate with honors from Columbia Business School with an MBA, Mr. Neisser has focused his career in real estate and finance. He served as the Principal at Markeim-Chalmers, Inc. where he managed a team that oversaw $100 Million in annual commercial real estate sales for office, industrial, retail, multi-family and land properties. Mr. Neisser also gained valuable experience in residential real estate and land development throughout his career. Mr. Neisser brings to LendingOne years of knowledge in technology and finance and has coup ... (view full description)
Executive RE Consultant
Real Time Consulting Services
Deb Newell, MPM®, RMP® REALTOR® began her career in real estate buying and flipping properties. After turning over 35 properties in 4 years and keeping them as rental investments she started a property management company in 2001. The once "hobby" of rehabbing, evolved into one of the leading property management companies in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the launch of Real-Time Property Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Real-Time Leasing, which offers rehabbing and maintenance services to a variety of large real estate investment groups.
In 2010, Real-Time Consulting Services was born. Offering expert one-on-one consulting for the Property Management Business Owner/Compa ... (view full description)
Lima One Capital
Cortney is a 2011 graduate of the University of Georgia. He was a double major in Consumer Economics and Real Estate. Cortney previously worked one year in the merchant services industry in outside sales, where he was recognized for being in the top 10% of company sales representatives. In 2012, Cortney kicked off his career in real estate with Lima One Capital where he accepted the position of Head of Business Development for Atlanta. Cortney was promoted to Director of Business Development for the company in 2014. He heads up the expansion for sales into 40 new states and over 75 new markets. Not only knowing the financing side of the business, Cortney is an active real estate investor ... (view full description)
Rocket Station Real Estate
Robert Nickell started his career as an entrepreneur in real estate. He perfected a series of systems and processes that helped launch him to the forefront of the industry.
He recognized that countless investors and entrepreneurs could benefit from his workflows and proven systems — and that started with having a rockstar team in place. Robert has been helping businesses grow and scale leveraging virtual assistants since 2013 with the founding of Rocket Station.
Robert continues to propel Rocket Station forward with his innovative thinking, extensive experience, and entrepreneurial spirit.
Chief Executive Officer
Beth O’Brien is the Founder and CEO of CoreVest American Finance (“CoreVest”), the leading private lender to residential real estate investors. CoreVest was founded in 2014 to address the unique needs of investors in the single-family rental and bridge loan space who were not served well by either commercial or residential products. Under Beth’s leadership, CoreVest has closed over $3.5B in loans in that market and have issued over $1B in single-family rental bonds including the inaugural deal with Freddie Mac. Previously, Beth was Executive Vice President at Auction.com, where she ran residential capital markets, and was President of AuctionFinance.com, where she ran the financing strateg ... (view full description)
Senior Vice President, Acquisitions
Corey is a Real Estate agent specializing in investment properties in residential & commercial real estate. He is part of the founding team at 33 Holdings helping with market analysis, strategy and heads our Acquisitions & Dispositions. He comes with a great passion for real estate, politics and history. He has been helping to execute the vision we have set ourselves at 33 Holdings and helping formulate the strategies as part of the founding team. Building through acquictions 400 doors of SFR and Muti Family Units
President & CEO
President and CEO of Renters Warehouse, Kevin Ortner first joined the company in 2009 as a franchisee for the Phoenix region. After the retirement of founder Brenton Hayden, Ortner went on to take the reins of the company, helped see it through monumental growth and helped double their total number of franchisees in the country since 2013. In 2015, Kevin was honored with both an American and International Stevie Business Award for his achievements as Executive of the Year. With Kevin at the helm, Renters Warehouse secured elite honor roll status on the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in America for its sixth consecutive year.
Kevin’ ... (view full description)
Director of Acquisitions
Buy Cash Flow Properties
R. J. Palano has acquired and sold properties in 12 states and over 50 cities throughout the U.S.A. He bought his first house in 1977 and started acquiring foreclosures in 1979 in Western New York. By the late 1980's he owned and managed over 300 houses. Mr. Palano's property management experience spans over 40 years and he's been involved in over 3,000 real estate transactions.
Currently R. J. Palano is the Acquisitions Director of Buy Cash Flow Properties, a Tampa-based company that primarily provides turnkey houses for investors in the metropolitan Atlanta and Tampa Bay areas. Since 2012, Buy Cash Flow Properties has acquired and sold over 1000 houses in the Atlanta area to ... (view full description)
American Homes 4 Rent
National Director, Build-for-Rent (BFR) Division
SVN | SFRhub Advisors
Mark Peterson is the Director of the Build-for-Rent (BFR) division at SVN | SFRhub Advisors in Phoenix, Arizona. In this capacity, he leads all activities associated with BFR activities at SVN | SFRhub Advisors. These activities include leading a team that has analyzed BFR portfolios around the country. The portfolios analyzed have been in association with listing engagements for builders and developers and consulting assignments for capital and development groups.Mr. Peterson and the BFR team have consulted extensively with investors and potential investors of ... (view full description)
CEO | Co-Founder
Mr. Pettinelli’s commercial and residential real estate background for the past 18 years spans across several asset classes such as hotels, office buildings, multi-family, and single-family. Mr. Pettinelli excels in corporate leadership, real estate capital markets, finance & accounting, asset management, operations, and investment strategies designed to maximize values and returns. Paul’s primary focus for the past 10 years has been divisional and new company startups as well as real estate portfolio growth. Whether Paul is starting a branch within an established company or helping grow a newly formed company, Paul brings leadership and strong business acumen to each company. ... (view full description)
VP, National Sales Executive
Brian Pidgeon currently serves as VP, National Sales Executive for ServiceLink’s Valuation Solutions, directly responsible for maintaining existing relationships for some of ServiceLink’s largest accounts, and developing new residential property valuation client relationships. Pidgeon is responsible for valuation product strategy, working with clients to develop custom valuation programs, new product development, and enhancement of existing products on all of his client accounts.
Brian has a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Director Business Development
Apex Asset Management
A highly accomplished operations and sales executive with experience in team leadership and development, infrastructure growth, expansion and client relations. Adapts to dynamic business environment changes and implements strategies and processes to ensure growth while laying the foundation for long-term success.
Senior Relationship Manager, Enterprise Sales
Andy Pollock is best known for his expertise in building and leading top-performing organizations. Whether challenged to launch a start-up venture, orchestrate a complex turnaround, or lead a multinational organization through accelerated growth, he has consistently delivered strong results despite the complexity and volatility of the mortgage and investment banking industries. In his current role as a member of the executive enterprise team of Radian Group, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Clayton Holdings, Andy delivered unprecedented, double-digit revenue growth. Prior to that, he led the start-up of WDB Funding, another of Clayton’s JV pro ... (view full description)
Camillo Properties designs, builds and manages a diversified portfolio of residential rental properties. We offer high-quality rental homes in desirable neighborhoods in major cities across Texas. We are fully vertically integrated: Land Development, Construction, Leasing, Property Management and Maintanence. Camillo Properties currently owns and manages a portfolio of 7200+SFRS and is growing at a rate of approximately 1500 new homes per year. We are 100% build-to-rent.
In addition to SFR, we build and hold apartment complexes, gas station / C-stores and some commercial properties.
Founder and general manager of RTO Property LLC. RTO Property provides a single source solution for real estate investors to purchase local real estate for Buy-N-Hold portfolio as well as Flip investments. RTO Property will identify investments, redevelop property, prepare the property for rental or sale, and manage the property or sell it. RTO Property has managed the purchase, redevelopment and disposition of more than 200 properties.
Ben has spent the better part of a decade honing his residential real estate skills with RE360, LLC based in Pittsburgh, acting as the head of Acquisitions and Operations. Involved in everything from acquisitions, to construction, to leasing and property management, to dispositions, Ben has overseen the growth of a sub-100 unit portfolio to a nearly 500 unit portfolio consisting mostly of single family homes.
Janney Montgomery Scott
Mr. Putrino joined Janney Montgomery Scott in 2016 as a Managing Director. He is responsible for the firm’s lodging & leisure and single family residential real estate investment banking practices. His experience includes domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private placements of debt and equity, leveraged finance, IPO’s, joint ventures and equity-linked financings. Prior to Janney Montgomery Scott, Mr. Putrino was the Chief Executive Office of Sachem Street Capital Advisors, an independent financial advisory firm. Prior to Sachem Street Capital Advisors, Mr. Putrino was a Managing Director and Head of North America Lodging & Leisure Investment Banking for BMO Capita ... (view full description)
Senior Client Success Manager
Founder & CEO
Sanjay is a seasoned Technology Executive & Investor with great passion for Real Estate & Technology. He is responsible for the Vision & Strategy of 33 Holdings and brings in the needed funding and investor relations to help grow the Company. He has an unparalleled track record of leading teams to greatness through improved synergies, leadership, operational excellence and relationship building.
Mr. Ramsden has over 20 years of experience in the residential space working for many large investment banks including Merrill Lynch, Kidder Peabody, and Paine Webber. Throughout his career, Mr. Ramsden has managed various asset types including loans, RMBS, real estate financing, and private equity investments. From 2008-2012 , he was the Residential Portfolio Manager for Five Mile Capital Partners where he was responsible for the oversight of more than $250MM portfolio of residential loans and non-agency securities. He has been in his current role as Vice Chairman, Investments with Amherst Residential helping to acquire and manage close to 20,000 homes representing more th ... (view full description)
Chief Strategy Officer
Greg Rand joined the Renters Warehouse in 2018 as the Chief Strategy Officer and is responsible for the national sales organization and Investor Marketplace. His mission is to create a new category of real estate invesstment broker and an online experience for consumers who wish to plan and execute their long term real estate investment strategy. He joined Renters Warehouse with the acquisition of OwnAmerica, the online investment marketplace he founded in 2010. Prior to that he was the managing partner at Rand Realty, a top 50 real estate brokerage nationwide. Greg authored the book Crash Boom! and is a regular contributor on cable business news.
AVP, Business Development
Tim Rath is the AVP of business development for Safeguard. He is responsible for developing innovative growth strategies for Safeguard and developing and overseeing potential partnerships, mergers and acquisitions.Tim joined Safeguard in 2011 as project director and has filled numerous roles within Vendor Management, most recently serving as director of vendor management, a role he assumed in 2011.Prior to Safeguard, Tim worked as director of supply chain at PartsSource Inc. in Aurora, Ohio, a provider of medical replacement parts, procurement solutions and healthcare supply ... (view full description)
EVP, Mortgage Service Operations
As Executive Vice President, Mortgage Services Operations, Tim Reilly is responsible for the Radian Diligence and Surveillance businesses. Mr. Reilly joined Green River Capital, a Radian company, in 2012 and has held serval titles throughout his tenure, including President-Green River Capital.Mr. Reilly’s 20-year career includes executive positions in default and asset management with Bank United, Deutsche Bank Securities, Impac Companies, ABN-AMRO, and Fairbanks Capital Corp. Mr. Reilly is active in industry associations, including the Mortgage Bankers Association, and has served on advisory boards for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac an ... (view full description)
Mr. Renwick's experience includes serving as a partner at the The Yucaipa Companies, ("Yucaipa") a large private equity firm focusing on retail, food and media investing. Prior to joining Yucaipa, Mr. Renwick was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group ("BCG") where he was responsible for providing strategic and operational assistance to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to BCG, he was the Senior Vice President of Business Development at the Chongqing Wanli Storage Battery Company in Chongqing, China. Mr. Renwick also worked as an analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs where he worked on over $1 billion of real estate sales and financings. Mr. Renwick is a ... (view full description)
Director, Acquisitions and Development
Rodney Riley has led acquisition, development and investment strategies with National and Global powerhouses across the United States for- Tishman Speyer Properties- Westinghouse Communities- ITT Community Development- Taurus Investment Group and RSR Capital AdvisorsHis career has been marked by innovation and creativity in marketing and investment strategies and an understanding of financing alternative ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
Fund That Flip, Inc.
Matt Rodak - Matt is the Founder and CEO of Fund That Flip, a venture backed real estate investment marketplace specializing in short-term loans for residential real estate investors. As an active real estate investor, Matt became frustrated with the inefficiencies and lack of transparency offered by traditional lenders.
Fund That Flip’s technology provides ease-of-use, speed and transparency to professional real estate investors. For accredited and institutional investors, the platform automates sourcing, underwriting and loan origination providing unprecedented access to this desirable asset class.
Prior to founding Fund That Flip, Matt led sales and marketing f ... (view full description)
As an insurance professional that has worked and consulted with different Single Family Aggregators, Lee Rogers brings unique value and perspective for investors, fund managers and operations professionals. He and the Aggregation Risk Management Team at Norton have helped design and implement insurance and risk management strategy that is above and beyond what is being set as an industry standard for insurance structure in Aggregation Portfolios, while keeping costs contained and risk properly managed and transferred.
Based in Atlanta, Rogers has unique insight and knowledge of the Florida insurance market, with direct access to many of the world's leading insurance carriers. As part of ... (view full description)
Vice President of Operations
Director, New Construction
As Director of New Construction, Mitch oversees the entire lifecycle of the project from land acquisition through vertical construction. With a background in large commercial projects, Mitch has implemented numerous construction efficiencies into Tricor’s Build-to-Rent program. Building-Information-Modeling (BIM), alternative building materials, direct product sourcing and in-house labor are just a few of the techniques Tricor is utilizing to help separate themselves in the build-to-rent space. This combination will allow Tricor to produce the most affordable, durable and energy efficient smart rental homes in the country.
Tricor is a full turnkey construction operator for the ... (view full description)
CEO & Co Founder
Jack Ryan co-founded REX in 2015 as a full-service residential broker that offers a more effective and less expensive ways to buy and sell homes. Now operating in 23 cities in 17 states, REX is one of the very few disrupters in the residential real estate industry to raise more than $100 million in private equity to back its business.
REX harnesses new technology to take the stress and confusion out of buying and selling homes while lowering consumer cost through a transaction-total commission of 2% compared to the 6% charged by most traditional brokers. By employing data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, REX is able to price homes more accurately than tra ... (view full description)
Andre Jordan Sanchez is the Chief Operating Officer at Rently, the self-guided tour platform used by over 3000 single family and multifamily operators nationwide.
Andre held previous roles in cancer research and worked at Apple in B2C and B2B sales. Andre has a BS in Pharmacology from UCSB, an MBA from UMass Boston and Executive Education in Operations from MIT.
David Sandmann is the founder and Managing Director of HALO, the Home Access Lease Opportunity. Launched in 2016, HALO is a privately funded residential Lease-Option program designed specifically to help creditchallenged homebuyers obtain a mortgage to purchase a home. HALO coined the term “near-qualified” to describe aspiring homebuyers that have a defined pathway to obtaining a mortgage, but need time to repair their credit. Unlike most lease-to-own programs, HALO is 100% focused on turning renters into buyers rather than keeping them as long-term tenants. With over 700 Realtors® and mortgage partners registered on the HALO platform, HALO recently launched HALO-GO, the “Guaranteed Offer” ... (view full description)
Chief Product Officer
Roc Capital Holdings, LLC
Ranajoy Sarkar is the Chief Product Officer at Roc Capital, a middle market focused real estate lender for non-owner occupied residential and commercial real estate. He was a portfolio manager in the mortgage strategies group at Napier Park Global Capital (2007-2016), a multi‐strategy asset manager with $6bn in AUM, and its predecessor Citi Capital Advisors and at Koch Global Capital (2006-2007). He was the Managing Director of Fixed Income Research at Bear Stearns (2003-2006) and an Associate of Fixed Income Trading at Lehman Brothers (1998-2000). He has a Bachelors of Technology in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India in 1996; M.B.A. from the John ... (view full description)
Voyager Pacific Capital
Stephen is a real estate entrepreneur and fund manager. He is a veteran real estate investor, having closed over 11,000 transactions in 35 states. He is an expert in the field of tax delinquent real estate and vacant land.
He is the CEO of Voyager Pacific Capital. Voyager Pacific Capital manages niche real estate equity funds which invest primarily in vacant land and rental homes. Voyager owns over 1,200 single family rental homes in 15 markets.
Founder & CEO
Daniel Shaked is the CEO of Home365, a new age tech-focussed property management company.
Home365 - Makes renting out real estate easy, predictable, and more profitable than ever before. A Hybrid InsureTech and Property Management company that leverages data, AI and workflow automation to offer a personalized, all-inclusive management service that guarantees the Net Operating Income (NOI) of rental properties.
Daniel is based in Palo Alto, CA which feeds his obsession with Tech Startups that delve into PropTech, Shared Economy and Future of Living. With over 15 years of experience in Hyper-Local SMBs space and a solid understanding of Real Estate, Daniel is passionate ... (view full description)
President & CEO
BSI Financial Services
Gagan Sharma, President and Chief Executive Officer: Gagan acquired BSI Financial Services from a bank in 2006. Prior to BSI, Gagan founded a global outsourcing company serving the financial services and technology industries. He raised institutional equity financing and increased its labor force to more than 1,200 people before selling it. Prior to that, Gagan was a consultant with Deloitte, advising clients on matters of strategy and operations in the financial services and high tech industries. Gagan has an MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and a B Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Bridge Tower Partners
Pratik Sharma is Managing Director at Bridge Tower Partners, one of the largest private single-family rental (SFR) asset managers in the U.S. Mr. Sharma is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. Mr. Sharma started his career as an asset management executive at Atyant Capital Management in India. As co-founder and Managing Director at Atyant, Mr. Sharma was solely responsible for growing a start-up hedge fund by over $350 million in capital. While at the firm, Mr. Sharma managed the research devel ... (view full description)
Point Acquistions LLC
Mr. Shemesh is VP of Acquisitions at Point Acquistions LLC where his primary role is deal sourcing and dispositions. He has over ten years of experience in acquisitions, development, sales and distressed debt trades. His professional experience includes tax compliance and consulting services for alternative investment clients at KPMG and BDO USA, LLP. At KPMG, his responsibilities included tax planning, preparation and review of hedge funds, real estate and private equity funds ranging in sizes from $50 million to $5 billion in net assets. During his time at BDO, he was an instructor in Continuing Professional Education programs for investment partnerships and high net worth tax planning. ... (view full description)
REI Program Manager,COO
SES Risk Management
COO of SES Insurance, where he is primarily focused on delivering customer value through innovation and service excellence.
Shaun has over 15 years of experience offering master-policy Property & Casualty insurance, service and technology to financial institutions. Prior to joining SES, Shaun held the position of Senior Vice President of Integrated Solutions and Analytics at QBE, where he was focused on business transformation, customer experience optimization and M&A integration initiatives.
Shaun has a degree in Management Information Systems and received his MBA from Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.
American Homes 4 Rent
As Chief Executive Officer of American Homes 4 Rent, David Singelyn is focused on providing safe, high-quality homes for families across the country. With extensive experience in private and public real estate companies and REITS, Mr. Singelyn founded American Homes 4 Rent with B. Wayne Hughes in 2011 and is a pioneer in the Single-Family Rental home industry. Prior to American Homes 4 Rent, Mr. Singelyn held leadership roles at Public Storage Canada, including serving as its President from 2003 until 2012; Public Storage U.S.; American Commercial Equities (ACE); and Arthur Young & Company (now EY). ... (view full description)
Gorelick Brothers Capital
Chris is a Partner at Gorelick Brothers Capital (GBC) in Charlotte, NC. He is Portfolio Manager for the Morrocroft Opportunity Funds, focused on residential real estate. GBC is interested in purchasing single family houses as a buy and hold, REO to Rental investor. Target markets include: Charlotte, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Dallas, Houston, Baltimore, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. GBC primarily invests in MLS properties, but also considers smaller to medium sized packages of 2009 and later vintage stabilized rental houses. Chris can be reached at email@example.com.
Director of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances
Co-founder & Principal Broker
CrestCore Realty LLC
Since 2007, Douglas Skipworth, CPA, CFA has purchased hundreds of buy-and-hold rental properties for himself in Memphis, TN, and his company, CrestCore Realty, manages all of his properties and thousands more for investors all around the world.
Director of Investor Relations
Real Wealth Network
Ben has been an active real estate investor for over 25 years, buying and rehabbing dozens of properties in California, Arizona, and Florida - both long term holds and flips. Before joining the internal team, Ben was a Real Wealth Network member and purchased investment properties in Ohio and Pennsylvania. In April 2016, his family sold their East San Francisco Bay home and moved to the Gulf Coast of Florida, adding FL to the list of states where he owns houses, where he has since purchased additional investment properties.
As Director of Investor Relations, Ben helps RWN members create unique investment plans through personalized strategy sessions. He also travels the country to meet ... (view full description)
Chief Operations Officer
Temple View Capital
Grace Soueidan is Chief Operations Officer of Temple View Capital (TVC), a private money lender with headquarters based out of the DC Metro area providing non- traditional financing outlets for borrowers nationwide. Grace brings to TVC twenty years of high expectations and even higher results in her experience as a C level executive in real estate, lending and operations. She has spearheaded teams inside companies with anywhere from 50 employees to thousands, including overall direction and leadership of the marketing, sales, operations, fulfillment and compliance departments within residential mortgage. Grace manages lending operational platform to include direct, wholesa ... (view full description)
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Dana Sprong is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of VineBrook Homes where he also serves as a Director on the company's board and is a member of the Investment Committee. VineBrook Homes became one of the earliest investors in the Singe Family Rental Home (SFR) industry when Dana purchased, renovated, and leased our first property in the beginning of 2008. VineBrook Homes is focused on providing safe, clean, quality workforce housing in the Midwest, Heartland and Southeastern US while delivering a consistent return to our investors. Dana has led the due diligence, acquisition and management of over 8000 residential single-family homes for VineBrook Homes since inception. At various times ... (view full description)
Vice President, Acquisitions
Jake Sprotte started his career at Amherst Residential 7 years ago as the first analyst on the acquisitions team. Currently a Vice President, Jake has spent his time at Amherst focusing on investment strategy, asset underwriting and acquisition operations. Through a variety of investment strategies and channels, Jake has helped scale the platform to 25,000+ SFR acquisitions in his tenure. Jake graduated from Villanova University with Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Finance
Director of Sales
Mr. Stansberry has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry working for some of the largest national homebuilders in Georgia and Florida.
Mr. Stansberry joined ResiBuilt as Director of Sales in October 2018 to lead the sales division for the new production homebuilding company. Having already gaining significant traction, Mr. Stansberry anticipates selling 500 quality homes annually by the end of 2019.
His previous experience includes serving as Regional Sales Manager for Progress Residential and managing the Leasing Teams in FL, GA, NC and IN. Mr. Stansberry managed and leased over 3,000 existing residential homes during his time with Progress. He a ... (view full description)
Executive Vice President
Park Avenue Properties
Jennifer joined Park Avenue Properties as a Property Manager in June 2007. After helping the firm grow their property management business, Jennifer was promoted to Sales Manager of the Property Management Division in 2008 and to Vice President of the firm in 2014. With her continued hard work, Jennifer was ultimately promoted to Executive Vice President with direct oversight of all areas of the firm’s business.
Jennifer has served in leadership roles for the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) including; the Charlotte Regional Board as Treasurer, Vice President and three terms as President. Currently, Jennifer serves on multiple National NARPM committees inclu ... (view full description)
Tracy Streich is the Owner and Broker of Renters Place. Renters Place manages over 600 SFR doors in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City markets. Renters Place started with just 11 doors in 2011. Since buying his first rental property in 1999 Tracy has accumulated a portfolio of over 50 properties and flipped more than 100 homes. His primary responsibilities now include owner relations, helping investors identify properties in the Oklahoma market and maximizing profits in the management side of Renters Place. In addition, he is co-owner of an insurance agency, IMG Advisors.
Graham Strong serves as the Chief Financial Officer for VineBrook Homes, LLC and as a member of the executive team for all companies underneath the VineBrook Homes umbrella. Mr. Strong and his team are responsible for financial and investor reporting, insurance, debt, and banking relationships. Additionally, Mr. Strong participates in new capital raising, portfolio analysis, M & A activity and significant forecasting and modeling.
Mr. Strong joined VineBrook in April 2013 after serving several years on the management team of one of the largest independent, middle market equipment and technology lessors in North America. Within that organizatio ... (view full description)
Senior Portfolio Investment Advisor
SVN | SFRhub Advisors
Native to Arizona, Switzenberg was born and raised in Scottsdale and Cave Creek and comes from a family experienced in the real estate business. He graduated from Arizona State University cum laude with his degree in Real Estate & Business, getting his start in his family’s business, started by his father, a long-time land developer in the valley.
Switzenberg briefly worked alongside his brother at Phoenix Commercial Advisors assisting in research and development. He decided to take an opportunity and moved to Christchurch, New Zealand where he purchased, built, and operated a Subway sandwich shop. While there, he developed a production company that brought the musical RENT t ... (view full description)
Partner & Acquisition Manager
Andrew Syrios is a real estate investor and partner in the firm Stewardship Properties. He is also a weekly columnist for BiggerPockets.com. Stewardship Properties owns just shy of 1000 units in five states. He lives in Kansas City, MO.
--STEWARDSHIP PROPERTIES (Eugene, Oregon), 1989-Present,
Real estate investment company started in 1989 and now owns 50 houses and 235 apartment units, mostly around the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. During the downturn in 2007-2010 Stewardship flipped over 150 houses.
StewardshipProperties.com / StewardshipRentals.com
In the last 25 years Stewardship has rasied over $20,000,000 in private loans to fund purchases: TheGoodStewards.com
--STEWARDSHIP INVESTMENTS (Kansas City, Missouri), 2011-Present
With sons, Andrew and Phillip, started a real estate investment company in the Kanas City area that now owns 150 apartment units and 245 single fa ... (view full description)
Partner and Property Manager
Phillip Syrios is the head property manager and a partner of Stewardship Investments, LLC. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Business Administration and brief stint as a professional poker player Philip joined Stewardship Investments in 2011. Since then Phillip has helped the company grow to and continue to manage over $20 Million in buy and hold real estate assets in the Kansas City metro area.
Chief Investment Officer
Mike Tamulevich is the CIO at Marketplace Homes specializing in Asset Management and Investor Services. Mike leads a team of 16 that manage over $500MM in SFR assets in 30+ markets nationwide. Mike and his team work with a diverse client base representing over 3,000 active SFR assets as well as manage inquiries from more than 1,500 investors on a monthly basis.
President and CEO
Dallas B. Tanner is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Invitation Homes, and a member of the company’s board of directors. As a founding member of Invitation Homes’ business, Mr. Tanner was at the forefront of creating the single-family rental industry. Since the founding of Invitation Homes in April 2012, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, as well as Interim President. Prior to the initial public offering of Invitation Homes in February 2017, he served on the boards of the company’s predecessor entities. Mr. Tanner has nearly 20 years of real estate experience through the establishment of numerous real estate ... (view full description)
The Haven Group
The Haven Group is comprised of three operational divisions; Realty Haven, Reno Haven, and Rent Haven. We are a full service operations company for Single and Multi Family investors. Since 2018 we have acquired over 150 million in assets, renovated over 1200 assets, and have over 1400 assets under management. Our operations service the Southeast Markets: SC, NC, GA, and AL. Our capabilites are in SFR rental or flip fund operations, including acquistions, asset management, renovation, and management. In Multifamily we also service development, acquistions, asset and property management. Our team is available for consulting in outside markets as well.
President & CEO
Lima One Capital
Jeff Tennyson joined Lima One Capital as CEO in January 2018. As CEO, Jeff is responsible for the company’s overall business strategy and day-to-day operations. Tennyson brings more than 30 years of financial services leadership, operating and executive experience to the Company and has held C-level executive roles in both single-family rental and residential mortgage lenders. Prior to Lima One, Tennyson served as the President of Clayton Holdings, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Radian Group (NYSE:RDN)) where he served on Radian’s Executive Committee and oversaw the global Mortgage Services business units, which included Cla ... (view full description)
Jeffrey Tesch, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for overseeing the operations of RCN Capital, including sales growth initiatives, underwriting review with compliance oversight and leadership of senior level strategic planning.
Joining the Company in 2010 as Managing Director, Tesch led efforts to develop a national brand in private lending with the best practices and transparent products for a diverse customer base. Since RCN’s inception, Jeff has personally overseen over $1 Billion in originations.
Jeff’s previous real estate experience was as an investor in both commercial and residential properties, ranging from single f ... (view full description)
Eric founded Watermark in 2013. As Managing Partner, Eric co-chairs the Watermark Advisory Board and oversees the overall strategy in the acquisition, development, and asset-management teams at Watermark. Over the last decade he has become an expert in creating the strategic framework for how Watermark approaches projects. He thrives in tactical asset positioning throughout all project phases, from concept to completion. His inspiration is his passion to build - which has served him quite well.
Prior to forming Watermark, Eric served as Director of Acquisitions for Righteous Oaks, Inc., a privately financed real estate fund based out of Chicago, as well as co-founder of Chicago ... (view full description)
Jeremy Thomason is the Executive Sales Leader for CoreLogic® Rental Property Solutions. He leads a national sales team that provides data and software solutions to the multifamily and single-family space. The team manages over 4,000 relationships with property management companies and owners that together, manage over 4M units. Prior to this role, Jeremy worked for 20 years in commercial lending at Citibank, GE Capital and Wells Fargo where his teams originated and underwrote financing in excess of $5B.
Jeremy began real estate investing in 2004 when he purchased his first single-family rental. Since then, his RE dealings have included experience with buying, selling, flipping and mana ... (view full description)
Vice President, Sales
Sean began his career at Morgan Stanley on their institutional short-to-medium-term sales desk. He was soon promoted to their Securitized Products sales group, where he grew and developed relationships with significant pension funds, asset managers, and hedge funds. Sean then helped in the development of Sylvan Road Capital and its operating company Havenbrook Homes. While at Sylvan Road, he helped raise over $450MM for the single-family buy-to-rent strategy from top-tier asset managers, hedge funds, and high net worth individuals. Recently, Sean was responsible for originating single-family rental portfolio loans through Freddie Mac’s new pilot program with an emphas ... (view full description)
Founder & Director
Epic Real Estate / CashFlow Savvy
Mercedes Torres is the Co-Founder & Vice President Epic Real Estate running the Turnkey Division of her company, CashFlow Savvy. A lover of life. Relentless. Passionate. Inspiring. Committed. Wife. Mother. Cash flow in vestor and tycoon....
In her very first two years in the world of Real Estate, Mercedes flipped 24 properties. Now, she has 2000+ real estate transactions to her name. She’s appeared on the A&E show Flip That House, graduated from UCLA — and is currently divulging all her life’s lessons and real estate savvy to her friends, followers, clients, and connections. If you see her on the town she’ll be sipping a spicy margarita while dreaming up that next big dea ... (view full description)
Direct Lending Partners
Nathan Trunfio has spent his career in real estate and lending, where he’s had experience in a variety of positions, roles, and investments. As the President of DLP Direct Lending Partners, he’s focused on scaling the companies funding originations, operations, and all-star team.
DLP Direct Lending Partners is a relationship based Private lender who deploys its own discretionary capital to experienced real estate investors by offering customized financing solutions for single family, new construction, and multi-family projects across 30+ states.
Director of National Sales
Lima One Capital
Dana is a seasoned mortgage professional with more than 25 years of mortgage lending experience that includes senior management experience in production sales, operations and marketing for the last 15 years. Her expertise includes analyzing the mortgage process, perfecting and implementing solutions to streamline new loan production, asset management as well as managing large scale mortgage operation centers and development of corporate sales/marketing growth and strategy. She has a deep background in residential mortgage in all channels of the mortgage business.
Dana has been involved in numerous industry initiatives collaborating with the MBA and government agencies includi ... (view full description)
Mr. Whelan has over 30 years of executive management experience in large private and public companies as well as an extensive background in real estate investments and operations. Mr. Whelan is a founder of IMAJN Homes, a Phoenix-based company specializing in SFR investment and management. Mr. Whelan was previously CEO of HavenBrook Homes, a private REIT manager based in Atlanta. Under his direction, Mr. Whelan grew HavenBrook’s portfolio to over 3,200 homes before selling the portfolio to Front Yard Residential (RESI) in August 2018 for $485 million. Mr. Whelan is also the former President and CEO of Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes, a private single-family rental REIT sponsored by Beazer Home ... (view full description)
Oak Rock Capital
Adam Whitmire is a third generation investor/developer with over 18 years of real estate experience in owning and operating single-family and multifamily portfolios, residential development, and new construction projects, with a strong focus on investment portfolio management and real estate market development. From coordination of large commercial and residential acquisitions to Institutional fund administration, Mr. Whitmire is highly valued for his market analysis, investment advisory and negotiation skills. He has represented eight of the largest institutional investment funds in the U.S. acquiring and managing the acquisition of hundreds of residential assets. During his tenure with The ... (view full description)
Chief Investment Officer
Transcendent Investment Management
Adam Wolfson serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Transcendent Investment Management. Adam has over 17 years of real estate experience including development, acquisitions, leasing and advisory work. Working both entrepreneurially and with various established entities including Wharton Equity Partners and Exan Capital, Adam has been involved in transactions totaling over $500 million and 1 million square feet across most major asset classes.
Adam earned his Masters in Business Administration from the George Washington University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He resides in Miami with his wife and children and is active in the community ... (view full description)
Chief Financial Officer
Lima One Capital
As CFO, Josh manages all aspects of the firm’s liquidity, capital planning, and financial reporting. Josh is responsible for the company’s loan servicing and product development activities. He played an integral role in the design and implementation of the Rental30 investor loan program and continues to drive product and capital strategy across the firm.
Prior to joining Lima One Capital, Josh worked for Bank of America’s Enterprise Capital Management Group, where he evaluated and advised on the impact of capital regulations on lines of business across the franchise. He held additional corporate finance roles at Bank of America, including positions in Retail Distribution and Supp ... (view full description)
Bruce is the founder and the current owner of Bakerson. Growing up in the bakery business in the Twin Cities in Minnesota, Bruce wanted to pay homage to his now late father; hence the name “Bakerson”. After trying his hands in a few different ventures in Minnesota, Chicago and Phoenix, he finally found his passion in real estate. He has a proven track record of success throughout Bakerson’s 17 years in business with thousands of individual units bought, repositioned and sold. Bruce has overseen all aspects of the business including operations, acquisition, project leadership, equity fund management, property specific syndications, legal, finance and more. His focus is finding good dea ... (view full description)
VP of Business Development
Mr. Wyatt is a Vice President at Roofstock, the #1 Marketplace for buying and selling single-family rental homes. He has advised and invested in several proptech startups, focused in the residential space. Most recently he served as Chief Capital Officer for a large residential fund manager and tax credit syndicator with over $7.5bn in Equity across all funds. Prior to that he was a Vice President in the Real Estate Investment Banking group at Jefferies where he primarily covered west coast REIT clients, with a focus on SFR. He completed bookrunner/lead advisory transactions totaling more than $15 billion in value. Mr. Wyatt has over 15 years of real estate experience including private equit ... (view full description)
Fixated Real Estate LLC
CEO and Founder of Fixated Real Estate LLC, a Pacific Northwest leading investment company with over $50,000,000 in single family residential properties purchased, rehabbed, and re-sold over the last 4 years. With over 600 real estate transactions under his be ... (view full description)
Pete de Best
Co-Founder & Managing Member
Tarek Buys Houses LLC
Pete de Best is the co-founder and operating manager of Next Level Property Investments, LLC (NLPI), a California based real estate investment company that was created to acquire, rehab and sell residential properties across the United States. Pete’s business partner, Tarek El Moussa, is the co-star of HGTV’s hit TV show Flip or Flop. Flip or Flop is currently in its eighth season and is the #1 rated home flipping show on TV. Many of the houses purchased by NLPI have been featured on the show. Created in the aftermath of one of the largest real estate market crashes, NLPI’s primary focus was to acquire distressed housing (short sales and foreclosures) at significant di ... (view full description)