VP, Centralized Production
Finance of America Commercial
Lisa Abdy-Gray is Vice President, Centralized Production at Finance of America Commercial, where she oversees internal production for all product lines within the commercial division. Lisa brings more than 20 years of origination experience in both commercial and residential lending and has personally originated and funded more than $500 million over the course of her career. Prior to joining Finance of America Commercial, Lisa held senior roles at American Financial Resources and Superior Mortgage. Lisa earned her Criminal Justice degree from Northeastern University and an elementary education certificate from St. Peters College.
President, Strategic Real Estate Products
JP Ackerman is President of Strategic Real Estate Products at House Canary with specific focus on analytical product development and strategic advisory serving the development and institutional investment space. HouseCanary provides data-driven technology solutions that enable lenders, appraisers and institutional real estate investors to make more informed, efficient and effective business decisions. The company is indexing details on every property, mortgage, consumer and neighborhood in the US to provide extensive detail on property, valuation, market behaviors, demographics and consumer insights. HouseCanary produces predictive analytics on 20,000+ submarkets across the nation, includin ... (view full description)
Lafayette Real Estate
CEO and Founder of Lafayette Real Estate (New York) - Lafayette is a New York-based private equity firm dedicated to the single-family rental industry in the U.S. Lafayette owns and manage more than 3,000 single-family rental homes, provides loans to fix & flip investors in the markets it operates its rental strategy and is actively growing its build-for-rent and scattered-site SFR portfolios. Thibault was previously a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, in the Private Equity Area in New York and is a member of the Paris Bar Association
VP, Property Management
Home Invest is a full-service real estate investment firm based in the Chicagoland area. We believe in helping our clients retire on their real estate investments to live the life they want from their passive income. Home Invest specializes in turnkey rental investments, rental rehabilitation properties, lending for real estate investments, and rental property management services.
Our founders Nate Armstrong and Dragan Berger have strong backgrounds in the real estate investment marketplace. Nate previously spent over a decade producing turnkey rentals. Dragan built Century21, one of the largest real estate brands in the world, into a master franchise in the Balkan region. They c ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
James Barrett is Co-Founder and CEO of Tenant Turner - a Y Combinator backed software company that provides residential tenant lead management and showing scheduling for thousands of clients across North America. As your property management partner, we will help you save time by pre-screening for quality tenant leads, streamlining the leasing process, and creating operating efficiencies so you can quickly fill vacancies, maximize profit, and grow your business.
Before co-founding Tenant Turner, James was a Software Product Manager and Senior IT Consultant. He became an accidental landlord in 2009 and later acquired a second rental property in 2013. James holds a Bachelor of Scien ... (view full description)
Co-Founder & CEO
VineBrook Homes, LLC
Dan is the co-founder and CEO of VineBrook Homes one of the earliest investors in the SFHR business. Since 2007, with institutional investment funds, VineBrook has grown to over 3,300 + homes predominantly in the Midwest. The company is a completely vertically integrated SFRH investment business from acquisition, rehab, stabilization, property management & disposition. VineBrook’s strategy has always been yield focused.
In 2000, Dan founded Windspeed Ventures and currently serves as general partner and chairman, an early stage technology venture capital firm based in Boston. MA. Windspeed led the A Round financing for VistaPrint in 2000 which IPO'd in 2005. 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)
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)
Senior Managing Director
Invictus Capital Partners
Carl Bell is a lead investor with Invictus Capital Partners with over 24 years of institutional asset management experience. Mr. Bell is focused on the identification, sourcing, and management of credit investments drawn from the full spectrum of consumer, real estate, and corporate obligations. Mr. Bell has developed substantial sector expertise in the area of structured credit instruments, including high yield and distressed real estate credit. Previously, Mr. Bell co-founded Five Ten Capital, an alternative asset manager focused on deploying equity and debt capital into the single-family rental market segment. Five Ten was subsequently sold to a large mortgage and real estate investor. He ... (view full description)
Senior Manager, Product Development
At Rent Range, Doug is in charge of finding new applications for its data assets, developing new solutions for its clients, and communicating Rent Ranges unique views on the single-family rental industry. He was previously Director, Mortgage Securitization Research at Deutsche Bank, where his main focus was supporting the Banks lending and securitization efforts for institutional investors in single-family rentals. His prior positions included Director of Research for C-BASS, the largest investor of subordinated nonagency mortgage securities. Doug also was the Founder and President of Mortgage Risk Assessment Corporation, which developed Home Price indexes ... (view full description)
CEO and Co-Founder
The Dominion Group
Jack has been a Partner at The Dominion Group since 2008. Since joining the firm, he has worked in nearly every aspect of Dominion's business including acquisitions, loan originations, construction management, property management, marketing & sales and business development. Jack has overseen nearly 2,000 single family real estate investment deals in the past 8 years. Prior to joining Dominion, Jack worked in the acquisitions group of a commercial real estate firm on large-scale debt and equity transactions. Jack graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and a concentration in Real Estate from the Wharton School, and a B.A. in International Studies with a concentr ... (view full description)
Mr. Bhardwaj is a Managing Partner at CoInvestment Partners ("CoIP"). He is also the Chief Investment Officer of The Steinbridge Group. Based in New York City, CoIP invests in real estate on behalf of institutional investors of diverse size and scale.
Previously, Mr. Bhardwaj was the Head of Transactions and Asset Management for Mubadala Prudential Real Estate Investors, the Abu Dhabi based joint venture between Mubadala, the strategic investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government and Prudential Real Estate Investors. Mr. Bhardwaj spent over three years in Abu Dhabi, UAE incubating a Real Estate Investment Management platform to invest of behalf of regional and local investors in ... (view full description)
Automation Finance LLC
Paul launched Automation Finance after an 18-year career at PepsiCo. Automation Finance is a Mortgage Investment Fund and Outsourced Asset Manager based in NYC. It acquires pools of first and second-position Residential Non-Performing Mortgage Loans (NPL's) and manages them through liquidation. The company currently manages ~$200mm of Non-performing loans. AF's preferred exit is to re-perform the borrower where it delivers 4x the industry average modification rate.
We are seeking sellers of NPL's, Capital Partners, RPL buyers (~$2mm per month), and clients for our outsourced asset management business. We will manage your low-value NPL holdings on a turn-key contingency basis.
Managing Director & Principal
DRA Asset Management; an affiliate of Do
DRA Asset Management and its core strategic partners are middle-market single-family rental portfolio operators with stabilized holdings in Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania. They are currently seeking opportunities to finance and develop large residential and small C&I solar PV projects in developing nations of the Caribbean with similarly aligned regional and island nation concerns that also strive to enhance energy efficiencies to optimize broader economic growth.
During the latter part of his multi-disciplinary 28-year real estate career, Mr. Leonard Blangiardo has been a Principal with Domaine Realty Advisors, Inc. Domaine Realty Advisors was a regionally focused boutique ... (view full description)
Mark Bloom is a nationally recognized real estate expert who has helped thousands of clients buy, sell and hold successful real estate investments. Mark is the owner of NetWorth Realty USA and the President of NetWorth Realty of Dallas-Fort Worth. Currently, NetWorth Realty USA owns 17 brokerage offices nationwide and is growing at a rapid rate.
Mark is frequently called on by the media for his expertise. He has been featured on ABC's Nightline, Fox News Radio and dozens of NBC, CBS, and Fox affiliate stations across the country. Fox News Business, the Dallas Business Journal and Personal Real Estate Investor are only a few of the prestigious publications that Mark ... (view full description)
Restructurings & Property Operations
Ceres Real Estate Partners, LLC
Marcus Buerosse, Restructurings and Asset Management. Mr. Buerosse has been responsible for the acquisition, asset management, workout, repositioning and disposition of over $5 billion in distressed and opportunistic real estate investments covering every asset class throughout the U.S. Mr. Buerosse was responsible for managing the work-out and disposition of non-performing loans and REO totaling $1.5 billion at Barnett Banks, Ocwen Financial, and Great Florida Bank. This experience includes restructuring loans, completing foreclosures and UCC sales, negotiating claims in bankruptcy, and repositioning REO assets to achieve higher cash flow and provide for ultimate asset disposition. Mr. Bu ... (view full description)
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)
SVP of Real Estate Acquisitions
Mr. Byce has served as Senior Vice President, Investments for American Residential Properties since January 2014. His responsibilities include managing SFR underwriting, acquisition and closing teams, overseeing the company's private lending division and assessing NPL and other alternative investment strategies. Mr. Byce has 15 years of experience in the real estate industry and joined ARPI from Colony Capital, where he served as Managing Director responsible for southeastern acquisitions in Colony's single-family rental REIT, Colony American Homes. In addition to managing underwriting, acquisitions and disposition activities for Colony, he was responsible for pioneering a Build-to-Rent str ... (view full description)
BB Living Residential
Paul Caine is Vice President of Acquisitions for BB Living, a builder and operator of newly-constructed rental communities. Headquartered in New York City and Phoenix, BB Living was among the first entrants into the build-to-rent space, and since 2012 the firm has built a portfolio encompassing over 1,000 homes, with an active pipeline of over 2,000 homes. Mr. Caine received a Master’s in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Carleton College.
President / Managing Partner
Chairman & CEO
Reven Capital was founded in 2009 by Chad M. Carpenter our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Carpenter has founded and operated both public and private real estate companies as Chairman & CEO, has 27 years of real estate investing and operating experience and been involved in over $3 billion in real estate transactions. He has sponsored four private real estate equity funds, acquired, owned and operated over 1,000 commercial and residential investment properties throughout his career. He founded Reven Housing REIT, (NASDAQ: RVEN), a public company in 2012 added value, grew the company and sold it in 2019. Institutional, foreign and high net worth investors have invested with Mr. ... (view full description)
SVP, Bridge Lending
Colony American Finance
Ms. Casper is Senior Vice President, Head of Bridge Lending at Colony American Finance, responsible for managing the underwriting, closing and funding for CAF’s Bridge business.
Prior to joining CAF, Stephanie spent more than five years as Senior Vice President, Investor Services at The Renaissance Companies/METIS where she was responsible for managing investor relationships and transactions.
Stephanie began her career in hotel operations at the prestigious Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida. From there, she was accepted into the Experienced Commercial Leadership Program at General Electric where she rotated through several finance businesses including GE ... (view full description)
As CEO of Cava Companies, Frank oversees all real estate investment activities focused on residential properties in Central Virginia. Since inception in 2007, Cava Companies has completed more than 1,000 transactions across Virginia. Our senior leadership team has 80+ years of professional experience developing 3,000+ buildable homesites, constructing 2,500+ homes, and both managing and selling 2,000+ residences. We have closed in excess of a billion dollars in real estate transactions. Frank graduated Magna cum laude from the University of Florida in 1998 with a BAS Degree in Building Construction Management.
Chief Operating Officer
Transcendent Investment Management
SVP, Portfolio Services
I am responsible for our Portfolio Services Division which caters to institutional investors in property management, multi-channel/multi-market SFR acquisition, construction, and asset management services.
Renters Warehouse manages over 20,000 rental homes in 40 markets. We offer full-service property management, acquisitions, and asset management across all of our markets.
I come to Renters Warehouse with extensive experience in M&A, sourcing, acquisition, and disposition consulting across the single-family rental industry for both institutional and private equity funds. My clients have ranged from hedge funds working at scale to community-minded socially consc ... (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)
Gene Clark currently serves as the
President of 5 Arch Funding Corp.,
and is Chief Legal Officer of its
parent company, 5 Arches, LLC.
Prior to this, he was Chief
Operating Officer and General
Counsel of Arch Bay Capital, LLC,
and the General Counsel of 3 Arch
Financial Services. Previously, he
joined with Mr. Miller to form
Miller & Clark, LLP, a corporate,
real estate and bankruptcy law
Bruno Cluzel is the CEO of Templestone LLC, a private real estate investment company focused on the acquisition, renovation, preservation, management and disposition of income producing, distressed residential, innovative housing solutions, and commercial real estate.
Templestone LLC manages or is involved in various real estate related entities and investment groups :
-Templestone Realty LLC
-Templestone Management LLC
-Unity Capital Group LLC ... (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.
Director, Sales & Business Development
Mr. Connors has extensive experience in the mortgage, real estate and capital markets. He is the Founding Principal of Black Canyon Capital Corporation, a financing and operational consulting company. Connors has experience in the SFR and MFR residential asset classes and has held positions as Senior Director for Business Development at Integrated Asset Services, LLC, a special servicer to the institutional residential mortgage industry; Director of Finance & Development at Basic Food Group, a restaurant group with multiple locations in Colorado; senior roles in the residential mortgage industry including Pinyon Mortgage Corporation, which he founded. Prior to entering the mortgage indu ... (view full description)
Michael has over 12 years of investing and real estate operating experience. He is 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 Special Situations Group, where he handled numerous distressed-debt restructures and foreclosures across all property types, all geographies and all levels o ... (view full description)
Cooper Family Office
Howard Cooper began his career trading public equities for his own account, becoming a full-time trader in the 1980s. In 2006, Mr. Cooper established a single-family office to manage his family assets, which were derived from his stock trading. His SFO has transitioned to global investing primarily in alternative investments, including hedge and private equity funds as well as direct investments in operating companies. He is an honors graduate of Princeton University and has guest lectured at Princeton, Yale and Brown Universities.
Howard Cooper is the Chairman of the Board on Family Offices, Endowments and Foundations at Princeton University, Chairman of the Yale University Coll ... (view full description)
Rick Crain is a Sales Executive at AppFolio, Inc. - a publicly traded software company that creates complete, easy-to-use, software-as-a-service business solutions for the property management industry. Whether you have a small portfolio or thousands of rental units, AppFolio provides a cloud-based solution to help property managers effectively market, manage and grow their businesses.
Rick has been with technology and software firms since the beginning of his career and has played in numerous roles across operations, product development, sales, and account management. Through these endeavors he has found a calling to help build compelling products, create lasting p ... (view full description)
Azul Asset Management
Christopher has worked as an Analyst, Asset Manager & Executive at Wall Street REITs, the FDIC & Fannie Mae. Christopher played a pivotal role at the FDIC leading the take down of over 150 banks & the disposition of over $2BB OREO assets. He served in the US Army's Second Infantry Division throughout the Far East & is proud to be a decorated US Army Veteran. He is considered an expert in Multi Family, Student Housing, Senior Housing and SFR Portfolios. He regularly speaks at top industry events all across the US. Christopher started his career in finance at a large lender where soon rose to the top of the company. Seeing the opportunity he opened First Republic Residential ... (view full description)
After many years in the non-profit world, Garland transitioned to the real estate sector. Now, as Vice President of Equistream, he oversees acquisition, marketing and asset management as well as client services. An experienced speaker and gifted leader, Garland’s passion is educating and preparing others for real estate investing success.
CEO & Founder
As CEO and president of TaskEasy, Ken Davis’ vision of empowering customers to connect with exterior maintenance services as easily as buying products in a store was the driving factor behind TaskEasy’s creation.
Davis is a natural entrepreneur with a successful record of founding and establishing companies. He previously started Exterus Technology Services, an on-demand tech services group, and Oakley Networks, a cyber security company which sold to Raytheon in 2007 for $250 million. Davis continued at Raytheon for more than three years following the purchase in the capacity of vice president of technology. He was primarily focused on due diligence and integration for Raytheon ... (view full description)
Characterized as “the difference maker,” Kent started investing in real estate later in life with the mantra: “Do whatever you can, wherever you can, as much as you can.” That philosophy led to the founding and success of Equistream, one of the largest bulk buyers of real estate in the country. Kent is a dynamic and inspirational speaker and author of the forthcoming book Start Small. Go Big. A former pastor and missionary, Kent now resides in Tampa, FL.
The Steinbridge Group
Experience: 15 years, $10 billion of investing & asset management
Background: Goldman Sachs, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Mayor Bloomberg’s Economic Development Team, Peebles Corporation
Education: MBA - Harvard Business School
MSc - Oxford University
BA (Honors) - Georgetown University
Tawan Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of The Steinbridge Group. Steinbridge is a privately held real estate investment and asset management company. Based in New York City, Steinbridge invests on behalf of a group of high net worth families, trusts, individuals, pension funds, ... (view full description)
Shutts & Bowen
How Meredith Helps Clients
Meredith Delcamp has a diverse and comprehensive transaction and litigation real estate practice. She focuses on matters involving title and boundary disputes, construction defects, land use, state and federal environmental regulations, landlord/tenant disputes, foreclosure, eminent domain/inverse condemnation. She also represents clients in cases related to sales and acquisitions, financing, development, land use entitlement, permitting, regulatory environmental and code enforcement matters as well as business litigation and appellate matters.
Meredith also serves as general counsel for several clients and advises on matters involving ... (view full description)
Has 20+ years of start-up leadership experience.
Has been a Director of MCM Capital since 2009 and helped form one of the largest private asset management firms in the country. At MCM was part of investor relations, created a large vendor network, and real estate network. His efforts led to the disposition of several billion dollars worth of real estate.
Other experience includes:
President of Shyft Moving, a venture backed technology company headquartered in San Francisco.
Founding member of Zippy Shell Inc, and helped lead their series A and B funding.
The series B funding was integral in Zippy Shell acquiring 1-800-Pack-Rat and ... (view full description)
David Dell is the founder and principal of Inov8tiv Home Solutions & Inov8t Consulting.
Inov8tiv Home Solutions is a best in class video learning system that will educate your customers on the use & care of their homes. The videos provide your customers with a convenient on-line option that can remove the challenges associated with scheduling & performing home orientations. In addition, a reference library of informative and entertaining video segments is available to your customer 24/7. Each video is focused on proper operation, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting. Inov8tiv Home Solutions is sure to streamline your maintenance operations, deliver a c ... (view full description)
Anglestone Real Estate Venture Partners
Mr. Dixon started his career as a sales associate with Massey Knakal, a commercial and investment real estate brokerage. He worked in the Eastern Queens territory and helped the company expand into Nassau County, NY. While at Massey Knakal, he started Anglestone Acquisitions, a boutique real estate syndication firm that invests in distressed multi-family properties in New York City and the Capital Region of New York. In 2008, Mr. Dixon was awarded Top 30 under 30 honors in New York City Commercial Real Estate by Real Estate New York Magazine. He is also a CCIM candidate, a licensed Real Estate Broker and Instructor. Mr. Dixon is graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College, where he earned bot ... (view full description)
Real Estate Done 4 U
Head of RMBS
Morningstar Credit Ratings
Kevin Dwyer is managing director and head of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) ratings and research for Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC. He is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of ratings for RMBS and single-family rental transactions as well as management of the RMBS analytical team.
Before joining Morningstar in 2012, Dwyer had 12 years of experience in RMBS trading, analysis, and ratings. He worked for another rating agency where he rated all types of
non-agency RMBS and also spent a number of years at Credit Suisse Group, where he traded mortgage loans, underwrote securitizations, and valued bond holdings. Previously, Dwyer spent tw ... (view full description)
Chief Bus. Development Officer
Aureus Finance Group
Ms. Fairweather is responsible for managing overall growth, strategy and investor facing communications. She possess a thorough understanding of real estate investment strategies and operations, private money lending, online auction operations and process management. Her demonstrated success in planning and executing marketing and sales strategies with measurable results, both individually and as an executive in charge of sales and marketing has led to an extensive career in the Residential Real Estate Investment sector. As a founding member of the Genesis group of companies, she was integral in the creation of their platforms. She developed and directed virtually all aspects of loan origina ... (view full description)
Encore Capital Management
Arthur J. Falcone has over 35 years of executive experience and a proven track record of success. Mr. Falcone brings tested leadership, an entrepreneurial spirit and unparalleled expertise in all areas of real estate to his role overseeing the Falcone Group. He has diverse and extensive experience in the management of purchasing, financing, and developing all real estate product types. Mr. Falcone is a Principal Partner of Encore Housing Opportunity Funds I and II. These are two opportunistic funds with private equity totaling 700M. Mr. Falcone works closely in the management of Encore which is a seasoned residential real estate development and investment firm, with land acquisition, develop ... (view full description)
EVP, Strategic Operations & Acquisitions
David Feldman – Executive Vice President, Strategic Operations & Acquisitions. Mr. Feldman oversees Progress Residential’s acquisitions, asset management, and central operations groups. During his tenure he has overseen the acquisition and stabilization of more than 15,000 single-family residential units. Prior to joining Progress Residential, Mr. Feldman was head of acquisitions for Haven Realty Capital (“Haven”), a vertically integrated owner-operator of management intensive single-family and multifamily real estate. During his tenure, Mr. Feldman expanded Haven’s single-family rental platform into three states and seven markets, investing more ... (view full description)
Constructive loans, LLC
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)
Brian A. Flaherty
Chief Operating Officer
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)
Drew Flahive serves as President of Amherst Residential and leads Amherst's initiative to design and implement debt and equity financing strategies for its rapidly growing single-family rental business. Drew joined Amherst from Goldman Sachs, where he’d been since 2004, most recently serving as a Managing Director and head of the real estate equity capital markets group. While at Goldman, Drew led more than 150 transactions totaling more than $90 billion, including offerings for real estate investment trusts in the single-family rental sector. Drew is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) holder and has a BBA from Texas Christian University.
Rich is the Chief Financial Officer for Tricor, a national contractor dedicated to servicing institutions and investors. Our team members have been working with the largest funds in this asset class since the inception of the class. In addition to the many MSAs we have operated in traditionally, we are very excited about or capabilities in the North East region. Are you acquiring assets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, or another NE state? Let us help.
Of course we can also support in the sunny states from Arizona to Florida and the Mid-West.
Having managed thousands of renovations in this space nationally; Our team is widely considered atop the nation ... (view full description)
Executive Managing Director
Greystone | Investment Sales Group
Todd’s career in commercial real estate brokerage began in 2000 by specializing in the representation of multi-family Sellers. Over the past 20 years, Todd has facilitated the development, redevelopment, disposition, acquisition and repositioning of hundreds of A, B, and C – Class multi-family and commercial assets (totaling more than $1,600,000,000), in the Dallas/Fort Worth market as well as secondary and tertiary markets across North Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas and Oklahoma. When Todd left his previous firm in 2014, he was acknowledged as the all-time top producer. Shortly after, Todd opened the SVN | Investment Sales Group office in Dallas, TX in 2014 and has been ... (view full description)
ROI Property Group, LLC
Rob Fuller’s real estate experience includes deal-sourcing, structuring new transactions, deal flow, raising equity, financing, due diligence, acquisition, operations, development, building, disposition, and financial management.
Rob began investing nearly 15 years ago in residential real estate across many national markets. He formed ROI Property Group in 2015. He has bought and heavily renovated over 400 properties. He has owned and managed over $100,000,000 in projects with an additional $200,000,000 to be completed within the next 3 years. ROIPG develops and builds subdivisions in Colorado, Northern California, and the Southeast.
Sean Galaise is responsible for driving new growth and strategic partnerships in all business lines of NRES. With over 18 years of real estate experience, Galaise brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to NRES and its affiliated companies. Drawing on his network of relationships, comprehensive experience and proven performance, Galaise has been instrumental in creating opportunities and partnerships that have led to significant growth and profitability throughout NRES' business lines. Prior to joining NRES, Galaise held several roles in capital markets, servicing, default & REO management, compliance, vendor management and alternative disposition with leading companies such as Vericrest ... (view full description)
ROI Property Group Management
Antoine Gendre is the owner of Ameristar Groupe, a real estate acquisition, development, and management company specializing in providing stabilized assets to independent investors world wide. He recently published Cash flow from day 1, a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to enter the section 8 investment world. With the management of over 1000 single family homes, his mission is to grow onto all major us markets to allow investors to benefit from Section 8 subsidies and obtain higher returns on investment.
Director, Strategic Accounts
LendingHome's Director of Strategic Accounts. Prior to has funded more than $250M in hard money loans and purchased more than 800 houses to fix and flip in Southern California
SVP/Director of Programming
Information Management Network
Summit & Crowne
Abhi Golhar employs a "value-added" approach to capitalize on real estate renovation, new construction, and development opportunities in the Southeast United States. As the Founder of Real Estate Deal Talk, Golhar actively educates and works with seasoned debt and equity investors to implement market-driven investment strategies that yield success. His background in engineering coupled with a unique perspective on investing and business development allows Golhar to interface with investors to provide capital, operations, and business development solutions for the firm.
Ned Grace is the founder and managing partner of Ausmerica LLC, a South Florida real estate investment company focusing primarily on long-term cash-flow residential properties with a portfolio including both single and multi-family units. Ned is also a partner at KangaRent LLC, owner of Kanga Property Management and KangaRealty, top property management and real estate brokerage businesses based in West Palm Beach.
Prior to real estate investment and management, Ned was an Analyst at Millennium Partners, a top-performing, multi-strategy, global Hedge Fund. Ned was responsible for sourcing and maintaining public equity investments throughout all segments of the c ... (view full description)
Chairman & Founder
Co-Head of Real Estate Investment Banking
Raymond James & Associates
James Graff joined Raymond James in 2001 and has spent the majority of his career in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group covering REITs, lodging companies and home builders. He has managed more than 100 equity transactions that raised over $15 billion in various forms of capital in the public and private markets, and he has represented clients in numerous M&A transactions worth in excess of $3 billion. Prior to joining Real Estate Investment Banking, Mr. Graff worked at Raymond James Capital, a middle-market merchant banking fund, and at Robertson Stephens and Merrill Lynch investment banking, where he assisted clients in executing several mergers and acquisitions, public offerings ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Randy Hagedorn serves as CEO for HomeSource, an owner/operator of SFR with a footprint in the Southeast. Randy is an industry veteran in the single-family rental space with investment and operating expertise. Most recently, Randy served as a consultant to Lennar (NYSE: LEN) to craft their SFR initiative strategy, recommend structure and a phased team build out and help LennarSFR raise capital. Prior to that Randy served as an advisor to Kairos Living, a start-up backed by Fortress, in acquiring high yielding SFR product.
Randy was responsible for the development and implementation of a nationwide strategy for all acquisitions and disposition initiatives for Tricon American homes, ... (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)
Marquee Investment Lending Services, LLC
Craig M. Halperin was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating with a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of Texas at Austin, Craig went on to study at the University of Georgia, Hirsch School of Law on scholarship, where he enrolled in a J.D./M.Ed. joint degree program. After graduation from law school, Craig practiced corporate law until making the switch to the practice of real property law in early 2006. Craig has acted as the Managing Partner and CFO of Halperin Lyman, LLC since its inception. Craig has successfully conducted thousands of closings for hundreds of different clients, working hand in hand with his real estate investors, their agents and brokers, con ... (view full description)
Silverleaf Advisors LLC
As the founder of Silverleaf Advisors, Douglas Hannah continues to operate real estate investment strategies that require a disciplined approach to executing an investment plan.
In the past 7 years, Silverleaf has successfully been an operator for strategies such as purchasing distressed loans and distressed real estate assets with a business strategy to clean up the asset and unlock the value. The Silverleaf platform historically provided liquidity events for banks needing to offload troubled loans and assets. The team underwrites legal and asset risk mitigation to minimize any downside exposure and manages the entire foreclosure and deficiency process. Today, we focus more on the risk ... (view full description)
President & CEO
Flip Investment Group Inc
Daryl Harrington is President and CEO of Flip Investment Group Inc, a privately held investment firm with a focus on acquisition, redevelopment, and disposition of real estate assets nationwide for the past 24 years. In addition to the company's active Fix & Flip model, passive offerings include renovated turn-key rentals, passive Fix & Flip projects, and joint venture partnerships (debt & equity) for individuals, equity funds, and institutions seeking high yielding investments by simply investing capital while we do the rest. The company also offers training, coaching, and mentoring programs to investors and those seeking to learn the real estate investment business using our pr ... (view full description)
As Co-Founder and CEO of Prempoint Inc., Matthew is responsible for leading the overall corporate vision and strategy, and is actively involved in many functional areas from product management to marketing and sales. He brings a wealth of entrepreneurial and fortune 500 experience to Prempoint Inc.’s operations with a strong background in the real estate, financial, and software industries, working in property management, securities, sales, marketing, and software engineering.
VP, Auction Operations
As the Vice President of Auction Operations at Xome, Mike Hayward serves as Xome’s licensed nationwide auctioneer and manages the company’s auctioneers, customer service and VIP Buyer Program. Mike has spent his career working within many different facets of the mortgage industry, including default management, loss mitigation, originations and REO. He began his work shortly after earning a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining Xome in 2014, Mike worked in default management at GMAC ResCap.
Vice President-Equity Research
Aaron Hecht is a Vice President and senior research analyst covering residential REITs and the residential real estate services industry at JMP Securities.
Aaron joined JMP in 2009 and has been instrumental in building out the firm’s healthcare real estate and homebuilding equity research franchises. Prior to joining JMP, he began his career at a private real estate fund within RS Investments that fund focused on the entitlement and development of master planned communities.
Aaron holds a BS in economics from the University of Southern California.
Head of Originations
Marc Heenan, Head of Originations Marc oversees the team that identifies and onboards lenders to PeerStreet, a platform for investing in real estate backed loans. Previously, Marc was First Vice President in OneWest Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group where he managed a team that sourced new originations in the Bank’s $15-$40 million bridge lending program between 2013 and April 2015. Between 2011 and 2012, Marc oversaw a portfolio of distressed legacy commercial real estate loans for the Bank. Previously, Marc co-founded a firm which invested in distressed commercial real estate loans and has worked at Kennedy-Wilson and Merrill Lynch. He has a BA in History and Political Science and an MBA ... (view full description)
SVP, Retail Lending
Civic Financial Services
Jack was one of the key team members to launch CIVIC in 2014, which has since funded more than $3.2 Billion in loans to real estate investors and brokers across the country.
As a high producing sales leader and one of the founders, Jack has successfully recruited some of the top account executives in the lending space while also managing sales and continuing his personal originations, generating more than $100 Million in personal production. Beyond attracting and managing strong talent, Jack leads the sales team with an enthusiastic management style that motivated and inspired the CIVIC Sales team to achieve more than $1.3 Billion in annual funding in 2019.
Real Estate Solutions
"Realty Rob" Helmick is CEO of Real Estate Solutions an SFR Fix and Flip company in Florida. They are currently preparing to issue a "Flipping Fund" which will fund Fix and Flip SFR properties in Florida. Mr. Helmick previously was the CEO of Ecollege.com, a publicly traded NASDAQ company he started. He managed several private equity offerings and took ECLG public. He is an attorney and has served on the Board of Trustees of several Universities. Mr. Helmick obtained his BA Degree from Drake University and his J.D. Law Degree from the University of Southern California. firstname.lastname@example.org
CEO & President
ALEX Hemani Companies
Alex Hemani is a visionary entrepreneur and a pioneer in the Single Family Rental (SFR) market. He has previously built and sold successful companies in the financial and travel industries, and in 2006, recognizing the burgeoning opportunities created by systemic changes occurring in residential real estate, he began investing in SFR before it became a recognized asset class for serious and institutional investors.
Alex founded Alna Properties as his SFR investment vehicle, and quickly built it into a portfolio of several hundred SFR properties. He followed that up with Alna Management to provide property management services for his portfolio, and for other SFR investors. ... (view full description)
Business Development Manager
As the business development manager for residential new construction and non-owner occupied properties, Steve Herbert helped develop Nexia’s builder business into the nation’s market share leader for smart home systems. As a marketing and sales leader, Steve generates key market insights that lead to the development of new features and capabilities for the markets he serves. Steve is also responsible for working closely with Trane and American Standard heating and air conditioning, two other Ingersoll Rand brands, to enhance their systems with features like remote diagnostics and home automation.
Steve is a veteran of Silicon Valley, having managed multiple technology products ... (view full description)
Brian has been involved in all phases of the construction industry for over 16 years, from project scheduling and estimating to painting and drywall. He holds degrees from University of Wisconsin in both Commercial Architecture and Construction Management with a minor in Business. Brian along with his three partners formed Recromax in 2012 providing restoration, rehab and repair services developing a team that is dedicated to problem-solving, pride in work, professionalism, trustworthiness, honesty and integrity, with a service-minded attitude. Brian has an exceptional combination of educational and workforce experience with an energetic and highly motivated attitude, lending creative and e ... (view full description)
Chairman & President
John D. Hirschfeld is the Chairman and President of HomeRiver Group, an integrated national platform offering world-class property management services to investors in the single-family and small multifamily rental markets. HomeRiver Group was formed in 2016 by combining several leading single-family-rental property management companies from around the country, is one of the largest property management platforms in the United States, and continues to grow through acquisitions and organic growth.
John is responsible for all aspects of HomeRiver Group’s and its subsidiaries’ activities. Over the course of his career, he has played a key role in executing over $10 billion ... (view full description)
Holly Nance Group LLC
Jonathan Hornik is a founding partner In the law firm of LaRocca Hornik Rosen Greenberg & Blaha (LHRGB) where he serves as co-chair of the Real Estate and Finance Department. His practice concentrates in the financing, investment and acquisition and generation of mortgages, mortgage pools and other real estate and commercial transactions. He and his team are experts in closing hard money deals and advising private lenders nationwide.
Mr. Hornik has successfully handled many significant financing, real estate and other corporate transactions over his career. He has advised his clients in all aspects of transactional real estate and corporate matters, including, p ... (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)
Co-Founder & CEO
New Direction IRA
Bill Humphrey is the co-founder and CEO of New Direction IRA. In this role, he oversees all facets of New Direction IRA including accounting operations, education and client services. Bill is recognized in the industry as an expert in self-directed IRAs, HSAs and other tax-advantaged accounts, as well as the IRS codes pertaining to these investments. Bill has taught courses on retirement plan investment rules to investors, CPAs and investment professionals through a variety of venues including the University of Denver School of Law. An experienced Certified Public Accountant, Bill has focused on income tax, auditing, tax-related real estate issues and forensic accounting for more than 20 y ... (view full description)
CEO and President
Mike Kalis is the President and CEO of Copper Bay. Copper Bay works to aquire land, develop, build homes and then rent and manage those properties. Currently, Copper Bay manages over 450 single family homes and is added 15 to 20 homes a month in a very measured fashion in the Michigan and Indiana markets.
Prior to running Copper Bay, Mike started Marketplace Homes, a brokerage that 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 ... (view full description)
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)
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)
JKMD Homes 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)
Director of New Program Development
Mr. Kersh leads the Palmetto Property division’s day-to-day operations and oversees all construction, property managers and portfolio build-out implementation. Mr. Kersh has worked in the institutional asset management industry since 2010.
Prior to joining Palmetto, Mr. Kersh ran Field Operations for an asset management group in Atlanta, GA at which that portfolio was the largest single family residential sale in the United States at that time. Mr. Kersh moved on to BLT Homes as a General Manager in there Columbia, SC market. In that time Mr. Kersh built a stabilized portfolio that sold for over $35,000,000. Mr. Kersh would go on to assisting other institutions setup there operatio ... (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
Piedmont Asset Management
Mr. Kuney is a real estate investment and operations executive with more than a decade of experience in investment management, capital markets, asset management, portfolio management, brokerage, construction management, and property management across the single-family and multi-family asset classes. In 2010, Mr. Kuney began working with the founders of Sylvan Road Capital and HavenBrook Homes to develop an institutional single family rental (SFR) platform. As Executive Director of Acquisitions at HavenBrook, he oversaw the acquisition of over 4,500 assets across five states totaling approximately $600 million.
Most recently, Mr. Kuney founded Piedmont Asset Management, a real ... (view full description)
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SVP, Business Development
Red Bell Real Estate
Mr. Lasson is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Red Bell Real Estate. Craig is responsible for business development including demonstrations, trainings and client relations for the family of Red Bell companies. Craig started with the family of companies in 2007 and has worked in several different positions including the Valuation Department, Property Preservation team, Pyramid Platform system and managing REO properties as an asset manager and sales manager. Prior to joining the Red Bell family of companies Craig worked as a realtor in the Salt Lake City area. Mr. Lasson holds a BS from Utah Valley University where he majored in Business Management.
GILfund Capital Management
Andrew brings considerable experience in the real estate and investment banking markets to GILfund, with his background including a decade at Lehman Brothers. He was subsequently instrumental in a variety of real estate and investment firms including a position as COO of multi-billion-dollar proprietary trading platform Quad Capital, CPEX, San Silencio, and CAMS Global Group. He earned a BA in Economics from Yale and subsequently a Masters in Real Estate Development from NYU.
Secure Pay One
Hi I am Linda Liberatore, I assist busy real estate investors with a strong desire to grow their portfolio and take the next steps to build their real estate empire. I am the founder and president of My Landlord Helper Secure Pay One, a unique virtual assistant software and service solution for DIY real estate investors. My clients rate us the # 1 solution for turning challenging headaches into happiness! We offer multiple payment platforms to ensure timely payments based on your investment area. We provide personalized follow up on payments, violations and legal notices. We work together with your maintenance team to keep track of all work orders/service issues and follow up on city and/or ... (view full description)
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)
Alston & Bird
SVP, Head of Term Lending
Micaela Lumpkin is Senior Vice President, Head of Term Loans at CoreVest Finance. She is responsible for managing the operations of term financing products. Prior to joining CoreVest, Ms. Lumpkin was a Senior Associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, practicing in the Real Estate and Finance group, where she focused on the acquisition of distressed debt, as well as both mortgage and mezzanine financing. Ms. Lumpkin received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. from the University of Virginia.
Property Masters Inc
Ryan is a second-generation home builder, licensed Residential General Contractor, and Real Estate professional born and raised in Marietta, GA. While attending college, he developed and refined his skills in Project Management while building and managing new construction subdivisions throughout the metro Atlanta area, before making custom home building his career. Ryan is the Vice President of Operations for Property Masters, Inc. with 15+ years of personal experience in the residential construction and REO mortgage industry. He focuses on streamlining processes that advance functionality, spark creativity, improve efficiency and promote productive growth.
Administrative Vice President
Ron Mass is managing principal of Almitas Capital. Prior to founding Almitas Capital, Mr. Mass was a senior portfolio manager and head of Structured Product Investments at Western Asset Management in Pasadena, California for 21 years. Mr. Mass chaired the Leverage Products Committee at Western Asset and was on the Broad Market Strategy Committee as well as the Risk Management Committee. Mr. Mass was responsible for management of over $100 billion of fixed income investments in Asset Backed, Commercial Mortgaged Backed and Residential Mortgage Backed Securities and responsible for management of the Public Private Investment Partnership with the US Treasury as well as closed end funds and dedi ... (view full description)
McCabe Research and Consulting
Jack serves as CEO and Managing Partner of the companies he founded in 2002. McCabe Research & Consulting (www.mccaberesearch.com ) is a real estate and economic advisory and consulting firm with a diverse clientele of single and multifamily developers, investment banks, hedge funds, REIT’s, mortgage lenders, attorneys, brokers, appraisers, and other commercial real estate affiliates.
The Company performs total market, micro-research reports as well as market feasibility studies, and provides expert advisory services on a variety of residential and mixed use developments in the southeastern United States. Mr. McCabe also performs real estate expert witness services for lar ... (view full description)
Retire With Real Estate
Missy McCall, CEO
Missy McCall brings more than 19 years of investment real estate, property management, and private investment fund management experience to her role as the CEO of one of the country's premiere true turn-key investment real estate providers. McCall's property management company currently manages over 1300 single family homes in the Cincinnati & Dayton Metro Ohio Market with an average occupancy rate of 98% or greater.
A nationally recognized educator, speaker, and author Missy shares her time tested processes, procedures, knowledge, and tools for success in this industry with property investors and managers. Her method ... (view full description)
Vice President, Sales
Tucker McDermott is Vice President of Sales at SMS Assist and is responsible for developing the company’s client base of institutional SFR and NPL investors, property managers, REO management companies and other entities managing large distributed portfolios of residential properties. SMS Assist is a Goldman- and Pritzker-backed firm that is disrupting traditional approaches to repairs & maintenance and turns & rehabs. SMS uniquely integrates software/mobile tech with boots-on-the-ground services to deliver unprecedented transparency and accountabilty which ultimately drives superior maintenance performance and cost savings. SMS manages maintenance services on over 100,000 SFR ho ... (view full description)
VP, Residential Debt
Best Biz Advisors
Over the past decade, Ryan has established himself as a respected expert in the Real Estate Investment market. With many years of previous experience and unparalleled success in the Turnkey Real Estate, mortgage, and marketing industries, Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge in trading performing portfolios of SFR, and marketing to source investors.
WHO I WANT TO MEET:
Who I’m looking to sit down with is any aggregator/supplier/builder/fund that is interested in buying or selling performing portfolios of SFR.
I represent several groups both internationally and domestically that have performing portfolios to sell as well as ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
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)
The Collective Genius Mastermind
Jason is the founder of The Collective Genius Real Estate Investing Mastermind also known as "The Elite Investor's Board Of Directors". The Collective Genius consists of 130 of the nation’s Elite real estate rehabbers, wholesalers, and turn-key providers that meet quarterly where they help each other scale by sharing all of their strategies, systems, data and resources with each other. Typical Collective Genius members flip between 50 to 600 homes a year in addition to holding and or managing sizable rental portfolios.
In addition to sharing strategies, systems and resources, Jason has created an environment where there is a tremendous amount of deal flow and joint venture ac ... (view full description)
Sharad Mehta grew up in India and moved to US after high school and graduated with his degree in Accounting from Baruch College back in 2005 and has several years of experience in accounting. He worked first for a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical company and then for one of the largest Accounting firms in the world before setting his sights on real estate investment.
Sharad began investing in real estate with a worst-case-scenario proof plan. He used his personal money, not debt, to purchase properties in promising communities. Since then, he has reinvested his money and grown his portfolio to over 50 properties – most of which are owned free and clear. Today, his company, Max Properti ... (view full description)
Carlson, Mikuzis & Taylor, Inc
Steven Mikuzis is a principal of Carlson, Mikuzis & Taylor, Inc., an independent property & casualty insurance agency based outside of Chicago, IL. While Steven’s clients come from an array of industries, he focuses on servicing the insurance and risk management needs of real estate owners/developers and the food and beverage industry. Steven is also a partner in the law firm Balourdos & Mikuzis, LLP. Steven’s legal practice focuses on insurance coverage and real estate based litigation.
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.
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)
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 more than $10 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 instit ... (view full description)
Founder and CEO
TANIS Group LLC
Joseph Mueller founded TANIS Group LLC in 2003 for the sole purpose of the acquisition, management, and disposition of investment real estate in the Chicago area. Working heavily in the REO field, TANIS Group and Joe Mueller have closed over 3000 REO properties within Illinois and Wisconsin area. Joe has worked with several institutional investors in portfolio building, giving him keen insight into the needs and expectations of these specialized type buyers and their investment strategies. Due to REO to Rental demand, Joe and his team at TANIS formed a full time acquisition team, software policies and procedures, and simplified the purchase, management, and sale process for ease of use for i ... (view full description)
Your key to innovative solutions that will help grow your business. At TMG we provide strategic solutions that will help your company meet and exceed its goals. With an extensive history rooted in the investment property lending industry. We build upon our experience to help you succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.
Having begun my career in New York with Tullett & Tokyo a financial futures brokerage firm working in the mortgage backed securities and bond futures department. This background has allowed me to use my knowledge of capital markets & secondary marketing to be applied within the investment lending space.
Most recent years have been a f ... (view full description)
CEO & Founder
Napolitano Family Venture Capital
Since 2001 Robert Napolitano has been an innovative expert in the Mortgage Lending Industry by being involved in originating, underwriting, and working out over $100M in mortgage debt. Since 2006, Mr. Napolitano has been more proactively participating in mitigating and resolving the ongoing financial crisis by sharing his expertise and intimate knowledge about the nuances and technical intricacies of the real estate mortgage financing industry with industry professionals nationwide.
His breadth of experience and knowledge has allowed him to develop a Litigation Support and Advisory Firm along with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) content accredited by multiple state bar a ... (view full description)
Mr. Neisser is the CEO and Co-Founder of LendingOne. He has scaled the platform into one of the largest and fastest-growing private lenders in the country and has worked across all facets of the firm. Mr. Neisser has focused his career in real estate and finance. He served as the Principal at a regional commercial real estate firm that handled office, industrial, retail, multi-family and land. 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 coupled this with his range of experiences in the real estate market from owning, selling, and leasi ... (view full description)
Radius Renovation Group
Charlie Nelson is the Executive Vice President of SGF Contracting Services, Inc., a growing woman-owned re-hab, renovation, and repair services company with a significant presence in multiple states. Our clients include property owners, investors, mortgage servicers and real estate brokers. SGF offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to improve and maintain our clients’ real estate assets with the goal of restoring and enhancing the value of each property on which we work. We excel at providing professional, quality workmanship in an environment of transparency and streamlined communications. A graduate of Purdue University, Charlie has many years of senior ... (view full description)
Head National Accounts & Com. Lending
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 him ... (view full description)
VP & General Manager
Keith O’Donnell is VP and General Manager of Laudan Properties. LLC, a field services company offering property inspections, preservation, and REO, repair and rehab services. Keith joined the Laudan team in 2013 and, since his arrival, Laudan has been recognized by the Weatherhead 100 and Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio and America. Prior to joining Laudan, Keith held the positions of VP of Supplier Relations and VP of Inspections with LPS Field Services from 2007 to 2012 and VP of Operations at JGM Property Group from 2012 to 2013. Prior to entering the field services industry, Keith worked in the mortgage origination industry from 1987 – 2007, most rece ... (view full description)
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)
VP Sales, Property Management
Steve Outslay is a Vice President at PointCentral, the leading provider of cellular-based keyless Smart Home solutions. PointCentral enables building owners and managers to remotely control access and energy use across all properties. PointCentral is a subsidiary of Alarm.com, a publicly held company and the leading provider of Smart Home security systems for consumers with over 2.4 million customers nationwide. Prior to joining PointCentral, Steve spent two decades with Supra Products providing lockboxes to over 90% of Realtors in the U.S. As the Vice President of the Real Estate division, Steve helped to design the world’s first electronic lockbox for the Real Estate Industry and he holds ... (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)
Shea Pallante is the President of Sprout Mortgage, the leading provider of rental and Non-QM loans. Previously, Shea was Managing Director at CIVIC Financial Services where he helped the one time start up become an industry leader in originating business purpose loans. Shea has over 18 years of experience in the residential mortgage industry with a focus on sales, acquisitions/dispositions, asset management, and strategic planning. Shea holds a degree in Labor Law from Pennsylvania State University.
Sonal Patel is currently the US and Americas Business Development Group Head for Corporate Trust. She works with collateral managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks, corporations, and law firms to develop a portfolio of Corporate Trust services. She focuses in the areas of structured finance, loan and debt solutions. She is a key thought leader within BNY Mellon with a strong view on evolving client and market needs. She also serves on BNY Mellon’s WIN Executive Committee, an employee resource group that promotes women’s career development.
Ms. Patel joined BNY Mellon in 2000 and has since held numerous key business development roles In Corporate Trust. He ... (view full description)
The GSH Group
Gideon has been involved in opportunistic real estate investing for more than a decade. As the Managing Partner of The GSH Group, Gideon is responsible for strategic partnership initiatives and ventures, financing and debt opportunities, overseeing investment performance, strategic partner’s performance, and approving decisions on investments and acquisitions. Gideon also oversees daily operations.
Prior to GSH, Gideon operated a highly successful aggregation and renovation firm focused on single-family homes in the Midwest and Southeast. Between 2010 and 2016 Gideon’s company purchased, constructed, renovated, managed, and/or sold thousands of single-family homes. Using ... (view full description)
Homes Direct, Inc.
The President and Managing Director of Homes Direct Inc. , Cortland Plichta has been investing and managing real estate since 2005. Mr. Plichta began renovating and managing single family residential rental properties in Metro Atlanta.
In 2007, Mr. Plichta founded Homes Direct, Inc. the company is a real estate investment and management company located in Atlanta, Georgia. While Homes Direct’s investor base is global with a large concentration from the Asia-Pacific, the company invests in the Southeastern U.S. specializing in Lease option, rental, and cash sales, in sub 50k asset class.
The company has bought and sold over 2,000 properties and currently manages ... (view full description)
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.
Subject Matter Expert
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Mr. Purviance serves as a Senior Financial Policy Analyst within the Supervision and Regulation division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In this function, Mr. Purviance is primarily responsible for conducting an ongoing assessment of risks associated with residential real estate markets and the potential impacts they may pose to the financial system. This includes analyzing conditions within individual markets as well as the impacts of external forces on real estate. In addition, Mr. Purviance is responsible for developing real estate related analytical reports and tools utilized throughout the Federal Reserve System to aid in risk surveillance and banking supervision. Prior to joini ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
Sanjay is a seasoned Business 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.
Vice President-Senior Analyst
Moody's Investors Service
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.
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)
Jim is co-founder of REIMidwest, LLC, a full-service, residential turnkey investment property provider focused on the Milwaukee, WI market. Jim is responsible for all customer-facing responsibilities of the company, from investor relationships to tenant management. Prior to REIMidwest, Jim spent 15+ years in executive management positions at a Fortune 100 high technology company, including leading one of their $1b+ Business Units. Jim received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College, and his MBA from Arizona State University.
Principal and Founder
Storybook Realty/Plaid Mgmt
Positive CAP and equity development provider of SFRs within the Kansas City MSA. Work with individual and market fund managers on acquisitions, redevelopment and property management of these assets.
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)
Hi, I’m Engelo Rumora, the Real Estate Dingo and your favorite Australian.
I quit school at the age of 14 and played professional soccer at the age of 18. From there, I began to invest in real estate. I now own real estate all over the world and have bought, renovated, and sold over 500 properties.
I am currently in the process of launching a real estate brokerage that will disrupt the entire industry.
I’m also known for giving houses away to people in need and my crazy videos on YouTube.
My life’s mission is to be remembered as someone that gave it his all and gave it all away.
President & Founder
Norada Real Estate Investments
Marco Santarelli is an investor, author, and founder of Norada Real Estate Investments -- a national real estate investment firm offering turnkey investment property in growth markets nationwide.
Marco Santarelli is the host of the Passive Real Estate Investing show -- the show where busy people like you learn how to build substantial passive income while creating wealth for the long-term.
Marco Santarelli is also the creator of DealGrader™ - a scoring system that measures the investment quality of a real estate investment, giving you an overall snapshot of its profitability and investment risk.
He purchased his fi ... (view full description)
Moody's Investors Service
Founder & CEO
Market Tampa Investments
Founder & CEO of Market Tampa Investments Justin Savich is described by his friends and colleagues as a serial entrepreneur. Upon graduation, Justin acted as Investor Relations at a Land Development & Construction company. Not long after, he was recruited to be the regional head of land acquisitions for a worldwide commercial real estate services firm. After founding Market Tampa Investments, a private equity fund, which acquired, funded, and sold single family residential homes, he created the opportunity to have private capital partners in Joint Venture Transactions. This allowed Market Tampa to build a scalable pipeline that would transition the company to it’s next stage. In 2011 ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
East Point Systems
Shmulie Schochet is the CEO of East Point Systems, the largest technology platform in the Mortgage Field Services Industry. Experiences include working at regional preservation companies and along side many of the national vendors in the Mortgage Field Service space.
Throughout this incredible journey and learning experience, I came to realize that the industry still had a lot of room for fundamental growth and improvement. For years the industry had been grappling with the technological demands of the modern business world, and the need for a more proficient and adept software solution was becoming more necessary than ever. Such a product needed to include a high-speed cloud- ... (view full description)
Head of Institutional Portfolio Management
Director of Asset Management
Transcendent Investment Management & Build US Back
Rick joined Ten-X, the leading online real estate marketplace, in July of 2013 as Executive Vice President of the company’s Auction.com business unit. One of the country’s most frequently-quoted sources on real estate, mortgage and foreclosure trends, Rick has appeared on CNBC, the CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, ABC World News, FOX, Bloomberg and NPR; briefed government organizations such as the Federal Reserve and Senate Banking Committee; and corporations like JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and Deutsche Bank.
Prior to joining Auction.com, Rick was an Executive Vice President for Carrington Mortgage Holdings, which owns and operates multiple businesses in the mortgage, real estate ... (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.
JWB Real Estate Capital
Alex Sifakis is a founder and the President of Jacksonville Wealth Builders (JWB), a vertically integrated single family real estate investment company located in Jacksonville FL. JWB provides acquisitions, rehab, and property management services to a wide array of buyers, as well as manage their own rehab-to-rental Fund. With 7 years (and ~700 houses) of single family experience, and an in-house acquisitions department, construction company, and property management company, JWB is able to procure houses that provide superior returns to what is readily available in the marketplace. JWBs experience extends to all types of houses and areas, A-D (although historically have focused mainly in C & ... (view full description)
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.
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.
Florida’s Best Realty & Bidologist.com
Marshall Sklar was born and raised in Hewlett, New York and later moved to Boca Raton, Florida where he graduated from Florida Atlantic University. Since childhood, Marshall has been a master of focus and accomplishment. It was in his freshman year of college that he discovered his passion for real estate mentorship, management and investment. While in school, Marshall co-founded numerous real estate related start-ups including an off campus housing website which is the foundation of his career. This venture would eventually become one of the leading sources for off campus housing solutions in South Florida and was awarded 1st place in the 2009 FAU Business Plan Competition. Thi ... (view full description)
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)
Portfolio Manager & COO
Castle Rock Capital Management
Doug Smith spent 25 years in Private and Commercial banking and serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Castle Rock Capital Management, a Tampa-based Commercial Lending and Investment Management Company. Castle Rock manages portfolios of loans and real estate for private investors. They also broker prime and subprime commercial loans for clients in all 50 states.
Smith started his career with Norwest in the St. Louis market where he cut his teeth in lending and heavy collection. Upon moving to Bank One’s B, C, & D residential lending division, he rose through the ranks to run the operations support division which ensured that loans moved through the processing system smoot ... (view full description)
Wayne Snell is the managing director of Platinum Ventures. Wayne has been actively involved with real estate for over 12 years, first as a passive investor, and taking on an active role by purchasing his first single-family rental (SFR) in 2010.
Platinum Ventures currently manages a portfolio of 1st lien mortgage notes, rental properties and REO’s across 18 states. Wayne’s extensive project management, team leadership and budget/financial governance experience uniquely qualify him to manage large pools of notes to produce the most optimal profit outcomes for the company and its investors. For more information, connect with Wayne on LinkedIn, or visit www.platinumventures.net.
The Muve Group
Matt Sneyd is a long time running members of The Muve Group and founded the group back in 2006. At 19 years old, Matt partnered with Greg and created a real estate investment company that started reviving homes all around the Salt Lake Valley. Matt believes in “copying genius, not creating mediocrity” and has learned the real estate business from the industry’s best. Matt’s use of data analysis for property acquisitions gives him a competitive edge. He also specializes in conceptual design work for remodel properties. Matt’s continued education and understanding of the real estate market allows him to hold a competitive advantage. As of late, he has started to specialize in commercial develo ... (view full description)
Michael is currently the Senior Advisor of Investments for Reven Housing REIT, Inc. Michael has experience spanning both equity and real estate markets while working with some of the world's leading private equity firms, funds, and family offices. Michael's current real estate focus is residential rented single family where he has acquired 700 homes in eleven states since 2011. Additional real estate experience includes multifamily, hospitality (stand alone hotels upper and luxury), extended stay, limited service; other mixed use developments- including retail and office. Michael was previously Managing Partner of Hospitality Investors Group, a specialist private equity investment and advi ... (view full description)
Tommy Sowers (born February 23, 1976) is the CEO of GoldenKey Network, Inc. He previously served as the Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and as a McKinsey & Company management consultant. He was the 2010 Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Missouri's 8th congressional district and is a former U.S. Army Special Forces officer.
Haendel St. Juste
Managing Director- REIT & Homebuilders Research
Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Revest Asset Management
Howard is the Co-Founder of Revest Asset Management, a South Florida Aggregator and has more than 20 years of investment experience in Canada and the US, including being the founding Palm Beach Financial Solutions, a Florida-based purchaser of distressed single family homes. Prior to PBFS, Howard was President of The Rose Corporation, a Toronto-based real estate developer and lender. Before that, Howard ran the Canadian office of Fortress Investment Group. Howard has previously held senior finance positions at GE Capital (National Restructuring Group) and RBC Capital Partners (Managing Partner). Howard has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and is a CFA Charterholder.
Head of Property Management & Construction
Stuart Steinberg has been involved in both residential and commercial real estate for the past 30 years. Currently Mr. Steinberg has been focused on Foreclosure and REO property within the Southern Florida market since 2010. Working with Community Partners in stabilizing residential property for investors, Mr. Steinberg has acted as both the contractor and property manager. As a Certified Building Contractor his experience covers not only the complete rehab of each unit but as well the maintenance of all the property.
Bridge Tower Partners
Mr. Su is the Founder and Managing Partner of Bridge Tower Partners where he oversees all areas of the business. Formed in 2013, Bridge Tower is a vertically integrated real estate investment manager and operator currently focused on the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston markets. Since its formation, the group has developed its own acquisition, rehab, construction, leasing and capital markets capabilities internally. Its portfolio of over thirteen hundred single family residential properties was built through a combination of bulk purchases as well as build to lease subdivisions. Already with three existing rental communities (Brooklyn Village, Uptown Village and Bay Colony Pointe West), t ... (view full description)
Colony Starwood Homes
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.
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)
National Rental Home Council (NRHC)
Diane Tomb is Executive Director of the National Rental Home Council (NRHC), a non-partisan organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of the 16 million home single-family rental industry on legislative, regulatory and capital market matters. As the NRHC’s first Executive Director, Diane works to educate the public, the media and policymakers about the economic value of the industry and the benefits of large-scale, well-managed single-family rental housing platforms.
Diane is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur who founded DC-based public affairs and business advisory firm Tomb & Associates LLC in 2003. From 2011–2013, she served as President & C ... (view full description)
Resolute Property Solutions
Sam Tucci is the co-founder and CEO of Resolute Property Solutions, a provider of mortgage field services, property maintenance and repairs, and renovation services as a general contractor and construction manager.
Tucci is a results-oriented leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic positioning for constructions and field services organizations, increasing sales and growing bottom line while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce costs.
Tucci is 26 year veteran of the single-family residential construction and maintenance industry.
In his leisure time, Tucci enjoys spending time with his wife and son, reading, active sports, an ... (view full description)
Sr. Bus. Dev. / Proj. Mngmt.
IntelliSpex / NVMS
Business development and project manager with over 25 years of experience managing multiple projects across the U.S. simultaneously.
Extensive expertise in managing multifaceted projects, ranging from 20(k) Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program inspections across the country, to 10(k) Residential Home Inspections per year over 40 Cities and 20 regulated States between 5 clients with different deliverable's.
Highly skilled in needs assessment of the client, quality assurance, managing suppliers/staff, creating training programs, communicating deadlines and completing projects under budget.
~ Construction Management Association of America (C ... (view full description)
Four Square Realty Investments
After graduating from Ave Maria School of Law in 2013, Mr. Turovsky gained significant practical experience in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions. He then founded several real estate firms, including a real estate investment conduit and a firm that purchased and sold distressed residential properties. Mr. Turovsky has broad experience in real estate transactions, including real estate brokerage, mortgage underwriting, title services, purchases and sales, assembling investment syndicates and structured real estate finance. Mr. Turovsky earned his undergraduate degree from Baruch College.
SVP, Single Family
Propertyware, a RealPage Company
James Wagley started rehabbing investment properties as a hobby in 1998 while managing business at Target Corporation in Minneapolis.
In 2009, James exited corporate America to join his wife who owns Real-Time Leasing, growing it to over 500 properties. During this time he developed an online subscription-based software for Property Managers that manages the complete maintenance lifecycle.
James’ passion for resolving business operations issues, developing new business plans and processes and new systems development makes him the perfect fit to lead Propertyware’s business and drive transformation in his role as Senior Vice ... (view full description)
President & Publisher
NEXZUS Publishing Group
Lima One Capital
John Warren is the founder and President of Lima One Capital, a lending company for residential real estate investors and homebuilders. He has grown the company into the Southeast's largest private lender with additional offices in Greenville, SC and Charlotte, NC. In addition to his duties at Lima One Capital, John most recently participated as a principal in the largest bulk sale of single-family homes in U.S. history, selling over 1,400 rental properties in Atlanta to Blackstone Group LP (BX) for over $100M. Prior to founding Lima One Capital, John served four years on active duty as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. In March of 2006, he deployed with 3rd Battalion, 8 ... (view full description)
Scott Waterstredt is a Managing Director at MetLife where he is a co-head of Structured Finance and responsble for the company's mortgage portfolios. He also oversees Structured Finance trading across products. In his time at MetLife, he has been responsible for investments in Non-Agency RMBS products and led their effort at building a wholly-owned residential mortgage portfolio.
Prior to MetLife, he worked in consumer credit and new product strategy for Capital One and served as a Captain in the United States Army where he was awarded the Bronze Star.
He holds a MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a B.A. in Economics from The University of Notre D ... (view full description)
Managing Attorney, Florida Evictions
Tiffany & Bosco, P.A
VP, Banking Relations
For the past 30 years Mr. Weinstein has been involved in the foreclosure process and the real estate it generates. As either principal or agent, Mr. Weinstein has re-positioned over 5,500 properties throughout the country with strong concentration in asset valuation, lending and collateral structuring, operational management and renovation pricing disciplines. AS Managing Director of Acquisitions at CastleRock REO, Mr. Weinstein vigorously pursues novel strategies to improve REO acquisition and liquidation efficiency by managing risk and reducing hold time, while improving price execution. Founded and based in New York since 2009, CastleRock REO is one of nations leading purchasers and re-se ... (view full description)
WC Equity Group
After graduating with an MBA, Kurt co-founded the firm Westfield Crowe Equity Group (WCEG), in 2008-2009 and has since integrated the WC Companies brand into an asset holdings company, private REIT, brokerage & property management division, and financing entity. Since founding the organizations, Kurt has played an integral role in the development and success, along with the integration of international clientele and introduction to state-wide management. His approach and leadership abilities have led the company to achieve unrivaled gratification from clients and increased profitability.
By the end of 2016, sales and profitability goals had seen a massive increase from incept ... (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)
Director of Long Term Finance
Lima One Capital
As Director of Long Term Finance, Chris oversees daily operations, maintains and conducts underwriting and processing reviews and audits, and coordinates with processing loan sales. He also assists with coordination of product improvement reviews and new loan product development for the Rental product suite at Lima One Capital, LLC.
Prior to Director of Long Term Finance, Chris held positions within Lima One Capital, LLC as an Operations Analyst and then Senior Operations Analyst.
Chris has a B.A. in English Literature, Minor in Economics from Clemson University.
Eddie graduated from The Ohio State University School of Broadcasting with a degree in Broadcast Sales and Marketing. He studied marketing at Georgia Tech and business management at Emory University. He is most known for taking a talk radio station in Atlanta to the level of “Most Listened To Station in the World” (Radio and Records Magazine, 2002). He has owned his own advertising agency and worked with clients, including Pepsi, P&G, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Mail America. He is now the CEO of the Affinity Worldwide corporation which is a holding company that owns over 50 companies including:
National Real Estate Insurance Group - REI Guard
American Associat ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
Mr. Wolf is responsible for executive oversight of AHV Communities. He also manages new acquisitions, strategic partnerships, investor relations and operations.
Prior to forming AHV Communities, Mr. Wolf was a Founding Partner of the multifamily platform at GreenlawPartners in Newport Beach where he was responsible for the oversight of multifamily investments. In addition, he was the Founder and Managing Principal at SicuroRealty Partners, a multifaceted advisor/ capital provider for the multifamily sector.
Over the course of his 20+ year career, Mr. Wolf has been directly involved in the acquisition, development, construction financing and lease up of over 12,000 m ... (view full description)
SVN | Investment Sales Group
Paul specializes in multi-family owner representation in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, Single Family Rental (SFR) portfolios throughout the United States, and land. In 2017, Paul is currently the #5 highest producing Broker out of over 1,100 SVN Brokers worldwide. In 2016, he finished as the 2nd ranked SVN broker in the Southwest Region and was the 25th highest producing Broker out of over 1,100 SVN Brokers worldwide.
Paul is the Product Council Chair for SVN’s newly formed SFR Portfolio Product Council, providing guidance to other SVN brokers throughout the US with the disposition of SFR portfolios.
Paul has represented institutional inve ... (view full description)
Chief Investment Product Officer
Patch of Land
Matt is the Chief Investment Product Officer at Patch of Land, responsible for optimizing capital efficiency, expanding product lines and managing credit risk. He has over 12 years of real estate and mortgage experience, most recently overseeing capital markets, trading and securitization operations at Blackstone Group subsidiary, B2R Finance where he led three of the industry's first-ever multi-borrower single family rental securitizations. Prior to joining B2R, Matt was a Commercial Real Estate (CRE) trader at J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns, where he focused on mortgage subordinate loan trading, structuring and securitization. He began his career in accounting at Eastman Kodak and Lazard F ... (view full description)
President & CEO
Zitofsky Capital Management
For well over two decades, I’ve specialized in working with clients to build equity in their wealth portfolios through investments, savings, IRA’s, and 401K’s. Here at Zitofsky Capital Management, we perform extensive due diligence to protect every investment for our investors as well as our lenders.
I’ve closed over 600 fix-and-flips, 650 rental properties, 800 plus doors in multi family projects and over 1,000 private money and Non Performing Note transactions. I raise money from accredited investors seeking better than average returns backed by real estate portfolios in our group. ’m also a featured speaker at many national gatherings of investors an ... (view full description)
intuitive capital strategies
Mr. Figueroa graduated from the University of Arizona in 1973 where he began to develop his knowledge of business, finance, tax, real estate, contracts, foreclosure, and bankruptcy law.
In 1980 he founded a private mortgage brokerage and FHA/VA banking company. In 1998 he created Coronado Ranch Estates, a 250+ home subdivision. In 2002 he founded Western Associates Development Company, LLC and Western Recovery Services, LLC. These companies developed lots, built homes and syndicated properties with a value over $100,000,000.
Currently he acts as both a principal and advisor regarding asset protection structures, purchase & sale of distressed assets, tax and r ... (view full description)