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Firm Overview

Established in 2015, Turnbridge Equities is a vertically-integrated, full-service, SEC-registered investment advisor+ with experience and in-house capabilities spanning acquisitions, development, entitlements, construction, credit, capital markets, leasing, and operations.

By leveraging careful market selection, strong sourcing capabilities, extensive broker sourcing and tenant relationships, comprehensive due diligence, detailed financial analysis, and methodical execution, Turnbridge capitalizes on emerging trends and monetizes value in advance of market shifts. This disciplined investment approach contributes to the firm’s track record of value-creation for its investors and partners.

+Turnbridge makes certain real estate investments through its SEC-registered investment advisor, Turnbridge RE Fund Management Company I LLC

Investing Approach

Turnbridge employs a lifecycle investing approach, whereby its experienced team oversees investments from initial sourcing and acquisition through execution and disposition. This fosters numerous benefits, including increased ownership, greater value-add potential, more disciplined and informed underwriting, and closer alignment with emerging trends. Turnbridge also prioritizes environmental, social, and governance principles in both its operations and its investments.

Values

Above all else, Turnbridge values honesty and integrity. The firm is resolutely focused on building and enhancing long-lasting relationships and creating meaningful partnerships across all sectors of its work.

Team

Turnbridge's experienced team brings passion, tenacity, creativity, and deep knowledge to the firm and comes from a wide range of backgrounds, including real estate development, institutional investment, finance, and construction.

Andrew Joblon

Andrew Joblon

Founder/Managing Principal

Investment Committee Member

Andrew Joblon

Founder/Managing Principal

Andrew Joblon

Founder/Managing Principal

Andrew Joblon is a Managing Principal and founder of Turnbridge Equities and is responsible for the overall operations and management of Turnbridge, as well as overseeing the origination, structuring and asset management of all of Turnbridge’s investment activities. Prior to founding Turnbridge in 2014, Andrew was a Senior Vice President at Fisher Brothers, an owner/operator headquartered in New York City with holdings in excess of 8 million square feet. Andrew was actively involved in all areas of the firm’s acquisition, financing and new development activities. His primary responsibilities included sourcing, structuring, capitalizing, and strategizing the firm’s real estate projects in the United States. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Andrew was a Financial Analyst in the Structured Finance Group at CWCapital. Andrew holds a B.B.A with a concentration in Finance from the School of Business at The George Washington University.

Ryan Nelson

Ryan Nelson

Managing Principal

Investment Committee Member

Ryan Nelson

Managing Principal

Ryan Nelson

Managing Principal

Ryan oversees the Company’s acquisitions, operations, and asset management activities. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Ryan was a Managing Director for MRP Realty, where he was responsible for opening their New York City office and successfully building a multi-strategy portfolio, with multiple, institutional partners. Previously, he was a senior vice president of acquisitions and development, with Sherwood Equities where he spent eight years and was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and managing Sherwood’s acquisitions and development projects in New York City, totaling over $1 billion in transaction volume. Prior to joining Sherwood, Ryan was a partner with Champion Partners in Dallas, Texas, and prior to joining Champion, he was a project manager with Turner Construction. Ryan received his M.B.A. from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin and his B.S. in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University. Ryan is a Council Member on the Urban Development Mixed Use Council (Red Flight) for ULI as well as a Council Member for New York for McCombs and co-chairs its Real Estate Vertical. Ryan also serves as an Advisory Council Member for the Texas McCombs Real Estate Finance Center.

Jason Davis

Jason Davis

Managing Director

Investment Committee Member

Jason Davis

Managing Director

Jason Davis

Managing Director

Jason is responsible for sourcing and executing investments across asset classes and the Company’s markets. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Jason was a Senior Vice President at MRP Realty, where he led teams responsible for the acquisition, capitalization, and asset management of office, residential, and industrial properties, including value-add and ground-up development investments, in both New York and Washington, DC. He previously worked at H/2 Capital Partners, an institutional investment manager, where he focused on the acquisition and origination of performing and distressed commercial real estate loans nationally. Jason began his career at Lehman Brothers, where he was an investment banking analyst. Throughout his career, Jason has participated in more than $17 billion in debt and equity transaction volume. He received his M.B.A., with a concentration in Real Estate, from Columbia Business School and his B.A., cum laude, in Urban Studies from Williams College. Jason is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and is a former committee chair of the Washington, DC district council.

Roger Plourde

Roger Plourde

Principal

Investment Committee Member

Roger Plourde

Principal

Roger Plourde

Principal

Since joining Turnbridge, Roger has played a lead role in the firm’s new acquisitions, leasing, management, pre-development, design, and construction of its various development projects, as well as organizational strategies. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Roger worked with the Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, where he participated in the execution of the firm’s debt, equity, and sale transactions in all asset classes. Roger earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Alfred Lerner School of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware. Since graduating, Roger has been a frequent guest lecturer at UD on the subjects of real estate and finance.

Amy Faldowski

Amy Faldowski

Director, Investments

Amy Faldowski

Director, Investments

Amy Faldowski

Director, Investments

Amy Piccinich joined Turnbridge from Greystar, a $36 billion real estate private equity firm, where she worked on the Northeast Investment team responsible for acquisitions, dispositions and asset management of multifamily housing properties. Prior to Greystar, Amy worked at JPMorgan Chase in the Global Real Estate group, where she underwrote strategic office acquisitions and dispositions, led retail redevelopment transactions for Chase branches across the country, and spearheaded the valuation and analytics of the firm’s $17 billion corporate real estate portfolio. Prior to that, she worked in operations at both CBRE and Boston Properties managing Class-A commercial office buildings in New York City. Amy received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, with a concentration in Real Estate Finance, and B.S. in Business & Economics from Lehigh University.

Dan Triana

Dan Triana

Associate, Development & Construction

Dan Triana

Associate, Development & Construction

Dan Triana

Associate, Development & Construction

Dan is involved in management of the firm’s active development and construction projects. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Dan was an Associate with the LeFrak Organization, where his responsibilities included cost estimating and project management for commercial and retail renovations, as well as tenant fit-out and property management. Dan has also worked as an Assistant Project Manager with AECOM Tishman, a prominent construction management company in New York. There, he helped manage the construction of Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island Campus and a new ambulatory center for NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan. At Tishman, Dan was responsible for managing subcontractors, cost and schedule management, AEC coordination, and project turnovers. Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware.

Eli Eisenstadt

Eli Eisenstadt

Senior Associate, Development & Construction

Eli Eisenstadt

Senior Associate, Development & Construction

Eli Eisenstadt

Senior Associate, Development & Construction

Eli Eisenstadt is involved in all aspects of the firm’s development and construction activities. Eli joined Turnbridge after working as an Assistant Project Manager with CM&D, a New York-based owner’s rep firm, where he led the development and new construction of three branded high-rise hotels in Manhattan. Eli’s daily responsibilities at CM&D included scheduling, cost estimating, project accounting, design review / coordination, obtaining permits and occupancy certificates, as well as hotel opening operations. Eli earned his Master of Science degree in Construction Management from New York University and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami.

Elie Norowitz, CPA

Elie Norowitz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Elie Norowitz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Elie Norowitz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Elie is responsible for leading the financial management of Turnbridge’s investments (funds and properties) and overseeing reporting to investors, banks, and other stakeholders. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Elie was the Controller for 54 Madison Partners, a New York City based real estate private equity investment vehicle, where he was responsible for all finance, operations, and accounting functions for their real estate fund and properties. Prior to that, Elie worked for Och-Ziff Real Estate, where he focused on finance, accounting, operations, and asset management functions for their real estate investments. He started his career with KPMG LLP, where he managed financial statement audits of private equity firms. Elie received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Touro College and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Erik Reiss

Erik Reiss

Associate

Erik Reiss

Associate

Erik Reiss

Associate

Erik Reiss joined Turnbridge from Deutsche Bank, where he worked in the investment bank’s real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure group. As an analyst, he focused primarily on complex M&A advisory and leveraged lending for corporate real estate, lodging and leisure clients, participating in over $4.6 billion in total transaction volume. Erik received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Certificate in Markets and Management Studies from Duke University, graduating cum laude.

Graeme Weaver

Graeme Weaver

Associate, Investments

Graeme Weaver

Associate, Investments

Graeme Weaver

Associate, Investments

Graeme Weaver joined Turnbridge from Deutsche Bank, where he worked as an Analyst in the Commercial Real Estate Group. At Deutsche Bank, Graeme focused on providing asset-level financing to public corporations and private equity groups owning or acquiring commercial real estate assets within the United States, and participated in more than $4.0 billion in transaction volume across all property types and markets. Graeme received his B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University.

Jessica Wald, Esq.

Jessica Wald, Esq.

General Counsel

Jessica Wald, Esq.

General Counsel

Jessica Wald, Esq.

General Counsel

Jessica Wald is responsible for oversight of all legal aspects of Turnbridge’s investments. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Jessica was an Associate in the Real Estate Department of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP where she focused on an array of complex issues related to office, residential, lodging, shopping center and mixed-use projects throughout the United States. Prior to that, Jessica was an Associate in the Real Estate Department of Paul Hastings LLC. Throughout her career, Jessica has represented clients in acquisitions and dispositions of single properties and property portfolios; acquisitions and participations of mortgage and mezzanine debt; workouts and restructurings; financings of real estate properties and projects; office and retail leasing; and joint ventures. Jessica received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Connecticut and a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School. Jessica is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Kevin Tiseo, P.E.

Kevin Tiseo, P.E.

Director, Development & Construction

Kevin Tiseo, P.E.

Director, Development & Construction

Kevin Tiseo, P.E.

Director, Development & Construction

As Director of Development & Construction at Turnbridge Equities, Kevin oversees all development investments after acquisition and is the point person for all construction activity. He interfaces regularly with capital partners, operating partners, lenders, as well as project design & construction teams. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Kevin was a Project Manager with CM&D, a New York-based owner’s rep firm, where he led the development of over $400 million in ground-up construction, primarily focused on branded select-service hotels in Manhattan. Kevin is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of New York and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware.

Kevin Yang

Kevin Yang

Associate, Investments

Kevin Yang

Associate, Investments

Kevin Yang

Associate, Investments

Kevin Yang joined Turnbridge from Deutsche Bank, where he worked as an investment banking analyst within the real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure group. As an analyst, he focused primarily on complex M&A advisory and leveraged lending for corporate real estate and gaming clients – participating in over $3 billion in total transaction volume. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Kevin worked as a researcher at the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center, focusing on residential housing finance. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude.

Luke Peterson

Luke Peterson

Analyst, Investments

Luke Peterson

Analyst, Investments

Luke Peterson

Analyst, Investments

Luke works as an underwriting analyst for Turnbridge Equities with a focus on acquisitions and asset management. Luke is responsible for research and project due diligence for Turnbridge’s owned assets and potential investments across all property types and markets. Luke received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College, graduating cum laude.

Michael Gazzano

Michael Gazzano

Managing Director

Michael Gazzano

Managing Director

Michael Gazzano

Managing Director

Michael oversees the acquisition and development of all investments on the West Coast for Turnbridge. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Michael was Vice President of Development for Caruso, one of the largest privately-held development companies in the country. At Caruso, Michael worked on acquisitions, entitlements, design, leasing, construction, and financing of various projects, including Palisades Village, Rosewood Miramar Beach Resort, 333 La Cienega, 8500 Burton Way, San Vicente, and The Americana at Brand. Before Caruso, Michael worked in the Global Real Estate Group for The Walt Disney Company. He started his career with C.W. Driver, a large General Contractor, where he worked on several projects in Southern California. Michael earned his Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and a Minor in Civil Engineering also from the University of Southern California. Michael is a member of ULI and a Board Member for the USC Price Real Estate Advisory Board and Co-Chair of the USC Price Real Estate Alumni & Affiliates.

Matthew King

Matthew King

Director, Investments

Matthew King

Director, Investments

Matthew King

Director, Investments

Matthew contributes to the firm’s west coast expansion, with efforts focused on market analysis and thesis generation, fostering industry relationships, and sourcing and executing investment opportunities. Prior to joining Turnbridge Matthew was at CIM Group - a real estate private equity fund manager and operator – where he closed new acquisitions, credit investments, capital market financings, co-investment equity raises, and oversaw development/execution for real estate assets totaling $1Bn+ across several major US markets. Prior to CIM, Matthew was an analyst at LNR Property, an investor in B-piece CMBS bonds. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida, with minors in Business and Real Estate. He is passionate about urban planning and design, architecture, ecology, and the role that developers can play in building healthy, resilient communities.

Tim Heise

Tim Heise

Director, Asset Management

Tim Heise

Director, Asset Management

Tim Heise

Director, Asset Management

Tim is responsible for the Company’s asset management activities across all markets and asset classes, including managing tenant relationships, executing capital programs, and overseeing property management. Prior to joining Turnbridge, Tim was a Property Manager at MRP Realty. He led a nine-person team responsible for the operation and management of office and industrial assets in New York, Washington, and Philadelphia, totaling over two million square feet. During his tenure at MRP Realty, Tim managed assets and executed capital improvement programs on behalf of several leading institutional partners, including AEW Capital Management, DWS, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Long Wharf Capital, and Walton Street Capital. Prior to joining MRP Realty, Tim worked at CBRE. Tim received his B.A in Psychology from The Catholic University of America.

Trisha Ali

Trisha Ali

Senior Accountant

Trisha Ali

Senior Accountant

Trisha Ali

Senior Accountant

Trisha Ali works on the accounting and financial management of Turnbridge’s investments (properties, management company, and funds) and financial reporting to investors and lenders. She joined Turnbridge from Wharton Properties, where she worked as a Senior Accountant. At Wharton Properties, Trisha was responsible for the accounting of various Commercial Real Estate properties along with working closely with the President/CEO of Wharton Properties. Prior to that, Trisha worked as an Accountant for Gianvito Rossi, a luxury shoe company based in Italy, where she was responsible for all accounting in the U.S division. Trisha received her B.S in Economics from Baruch College.