About Realty Mogul

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Jilliene Helman

Jilliene is the CEO and Co-Founder of Realty Mogul responsible for strategic direction and operations. Jilliene has underwritten over $1 billion of real estate and was previously a Vice President at Union Bank, where she spent time in Wealth Management, Finance and Risk Management. Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist®, holds Series 63 and Series 7 licenses and has a degree in Business from Georgetown University.

Jay Samit

Jay is the Executive Chairman of Realty Mogul and sits on the Board of Directors. Jay was most recently the President of ooVoo. Prior, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe and has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. A leading technology pioneer for over 25 years, Samit has sold companies to Fortune 500 firms and taken companies public in addition to creating multi-million dollar strategic partnerships with Best Buy, Coca Cola, Ford, General Motors, McDonald's, Microsoft and United Airlines.

Jeremy Roll

Jeremy has been a professional real estate and business investor for over 10 years and seeks passive/managed investments in real estate and businesses. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, and has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. In 2007 he Co-Founded For Investors By Investors (FIBI), a public investor networking group with over 15 chapters and 10,000 members.

Heath Binder

Heath is an Investor Executive at Realty Mogul and has spent the last decade working with clients in consultative, analytical and financial roles. Prior to joining Realty Mogul, he was an Investment Representative at Barclays and an equity research analyst for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) at UBS. Heath holds his Series 63 and 7 licenses and earned a Masters in Real Estate Finance from NYU and a BA from the University of Liverpool, England.

Warren Curtis

Warren leads front end engineering at Realty Mogul with over 10 years of experience in design and programming for both web and mobile. Previously he managed websites for a company in the health and wellness industry as well as an events company that assisted non-profits in fundraising for cancer research and awareness. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design from CSUN.

Justin Hughes

Justin is the CTO and Co-Founder of Realty Mogul and a licensed real estate professional in California. Previously he ran an independent consultancy in Los Angeles managing on-line communities and building web presences. Justin holds Series 63 and Series 7 licenses, and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Cognitive Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Lawrence Fassler

Lawrence is the General Counsel at Realty Mogul. Previously he ran a real estate construction firm, and before that he worked for over 15 years as an attorney with prominent New York and Silicon Valley law firms (Shearman & Sterling and Cooley) and a medical device company that was ultimately acquired for over $4 billion. Lawrence has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a joint JD/MBA from Columbia University.

Austin Fan

Austin is the VP of Investments at Realty Mogul focused on underwriting and business development. Formerly with Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, he managed a portfolio of value-add and opportunistic investments and has national experience with office, multifamily, hotel, retail and mixed-use real estate. Previously he was an Associate at Ernst & Young in the Real Estate & Hospitality group. Austin holds a Bachelor of Science from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.

Gene Barash

Gene is the VP of Business Development at Realty Mogul and is responsible for asset management and investor relations. He previously managed a portfolio of assets for an entrepreneurial real estate investment company based in Southern California and operated his own insurance agency. He is a licensed California Attorney, Real Estate Broker, and Insurance Agent. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA and is currently a Level II Candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program.

Our investors

David Rose

David, one of Realty Mogul's lead investors, has been described by Forbes as "New York's Archangel" and by BusinessWeek as a "world conquering entrepreneur". He has founded or funded more than 85 companies, is the CEO of Gust and the Founder of New York Angels. He has decades of experience in real estate investment and development and received his MBA in Real Estate Finance from Columbia Business School.

Matthew Grodin

Matthew is a Managing Director at Spectrum Group Management, an asset management firm based in New York City. Prior to joining Spectrum, Matthew worked at JPMorgan in its Real Estate & Lodging Investment Banking Group structuring and executing transactions in the REIT, gaming, lodging, and homebuildling sectors. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.

Gordon Stephenson

Gordon sits on the Board of Directors at Zillow and holds a degree in Economics from Stanford University. He is the Co-Founder of Real Property Associates, one of the Northwest's largest independently owned and operated full service real estate companies. Real Property Associates has been serving clients in all phases of real estate since 1989 including brokerage, management, and development for residential and commercial properties.

Brian Esquivel

Brian has been active in commercial real estate investment for over 10 years. He is currently a Senior Investment Analyst with NorthMarq Capital specializing in Life Company and Agency financing. Prior to NorthMarq he has held positions with Beal Bank, Realty Capital Partners, and the Woodmont Company doing retail development, private equity, underwriting, and distressed debt underwriting. Brian holds a BA from the University of Southern California and MBA in finance and strategy from Southern Methodist University.

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