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Leadership

The principals of SilverBrick have over 100 years of combined experience in real estate investments. We have expertise in the complete life cycle of real estate, including off-market deal sourcing, due diligence, financing, repositioning, cash flow optimization and sales. We have developed extensive relationships with prominent real estate professionals, lenders, and vendors critical to deal flow, financing and property management.

 

Aaron Papowitz

  Founder & Managing Principal, Aaron has over 17 years experience in market research, property valuations, management and cash flow optimization.  He has built a national network of brokers, lenders, owners and property managers which facilitates property acquisitions and repositioning. Aaron's experience and depth of knowledge in the value-add multi-family space has enabled him to improve the NOI and DSCR of every asset he has owned/operated.  He has been an Equity Partner for over 8 years, and a Consultant for over 17 years, in the leading multi-family owner/operator REM Direct.  He has been an integral resource for all facets of operating such as marketing, leasing, renovating, expense auditing, income acceleration and refinancing.  Aaron has improved the operating efficiency of the firm's portfolio, which has helped allow for 141 consecutive quarters of distributions.




                                                     Thomas Greco

      Director of Construction, Tom is a seasoned construction professional with over 32 years of  experience in estimating and project management for all facets of commercial and residential construction. His in depth knowledge of costing structure and scheduling greatly enhances the capabilities of SilverBrick. Tom has been a critical leader on high profile projects totaling over $1.5B such as Grey Lock Place, Greenwich Oaks, USAir Terminal at LaGuardia Airport, 1325 Ave of the Americas, Shore Haven Apartments, Ralph Lauren Headquarters, USTA Transportation Building, Warner Brothers Headquarters, and A&E Network Headquarters. Mr. Greco holds a B.S from St John’s University.

               

                 Brad Stone 

 

Senior Construction Project Manager, Brad has over 29 years of professional experience in the construction industry.  He has completed numerous ground-up commercial and residential projects such as Home Depot, Costco, Ikea, Big Y, Shop Rite, high-rise residential, multi-family, and custom homes.  His comprehensive project management skills are demonstrated by his aggressive scheduling and completion of projects on time and within budget.  With his extensive knowledge in all aspects of construction including budgeting and design build, he continues to contribute to the growth of SilverBrick as a leading developer.


Nicole Rivera

 

Senior Portfolio Manager, Nicole has over 10 years of client service experience with over 5 years in value-add multi-family rentals.  She has assisted in the management of large-scale luxury properties spanning from CT to NY.  Nicole has strong tenant relation skills with a deep knowledge of marketing, lead generation and leasing.  Nicole holds a BS in Communication from Southern Connecticut University and a Sales license from NYREI.


Patrick James

  Marketing Coordinator, Patrick has over 7 years of experience in social media, online listing, and print marketing for multi-family properties. His ability to utilize efficient marketing campaigns and strategies has consistently produced cost effective lead generation. He has a comprehensive background in luxury multi-family property management that has helped to maintain low vacancy percentages and high rental rates. Patrick studied business management at Hofstra University, and holds a sales license from NYREI.

Carrie Pena

Human Resources Administrator, Carrie has more than 10 years of experience in human resources administration and business accounting, specializing in developing infrastructure for growing companies. She is dedicated to growing strong employee relations and ensuring smooth transitions for new acquisitions. Carrie earned her B.A., with honors, from Rutgers University.


Thomas Santucci

  Controller, Tom is a seasoned financial services and accounting specialist with over 12 years experience in the administration of client funds, operations, and tax preparation.  His meticulous analysis of client accounts has helped earn an impeccable reputation within the industry.  Thomas graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Economics from Saint Peter's University.