John Bergin, CCIM – Managing Partner
John has specialized in multi-family investment sales in the Southeast for the past 16 years. He offers his clients a thorough analytical understanding of real estate asset valuation and underwriting while also possessing a keen eye for return metrics and deal drivers. Very much known as a bulldog within the industry, John has a hard-charging personality with a “never give up” attitude. Throughout his career, John has been a top producer at each of his previous firms and has won numerous awards and accolades with local, state, and regional distinctions. John served as a Charlotte Region Commercial Board member from 2002-2010 and is considered a leader in the industry.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics, John started his career in automation consulting for many Fortune 500 companies: GM, Ford, IBM, Microsoft, Bridgestone, Baxter Pharmaceutical, and others. In 2000, he transitioned into real estate and was mentored by a PhD and a former SVP of Real Estate Acquisition and later learned the multi-family business by one of the titans of the industry. In 2002, he earned his CCIM and is diligently working to finish his MBA. John holds both NC, SC and GA Broker licenses.
Brent Kubitschek – Investment Advisor
Brent received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a minor in French from North Carolina State University in 2006 and began his career working as an equity trader of stock, bond, and currency securities and indexes. He then transitioned into the real estate investment industry and started his own portfolio with a focus on long-term investments, while being guided and mentored by an author and serial entrepreneur with over forty years of real estate investing experience and knowledge.
Brent holds a Brokers’ License in NC, SC and GA allowing him to be an asset to his client acquisition and disposition requirements.
Steve Maygar, CCIM, LEED AP – Partner
Steve received his degree in Chemical Engineering in 1998 and successfully worked 10 years as a chemical engineer and a US Regional Sales Manager. In 2008, Steve effortlessly transitioned into commercial real estate concentrating on investment and multi-family. Throughout his career, Steve has worked and negotiated with numerous Fortune 500 clients: Proctor and Gamble, Pfizer, 3M, PPG, and many others. Steve is adept at using his analytical skills, business acumen, and financial expertise to give himself a discernible edge while providing guidance to his clients’ multifaceted and complex real estate transactions. He works closely with his clients to understand their key business drivers and is committed to structuring real estate solutions that provide capital flexibility, meet internal profit-loss metrics, and maximize his clients’ internal rates of return and overall profitability.
In addition to Steve’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Minor in Economics, he has pursued and achieved his CCIM designation. He is also the only active commercial broker in the Triangle area with the LEED Accredited Professional designation which allows him to assist clients who have an interest in the environment-friendly aspects of real estate. Steve is also a member of the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors and actively gives back to his community by assisting in the Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, and Big Brothers-Big Sisters.
Ross Seifert, CCIM – Partner
Ross will open the Virginia office in June 2018 in Richmond. Additionally, by September 2018, he will handle transactions for Waterstone and oversee operations for the firm in Pennsylvania and Maryland. His work in multi-family properties includes oversight of a $12Bn portfolio, construction and development management of several multi-million dollar MF developments, due diligence assignments on several dozen MF properties, and underwriting of several dozen MF properties while on a CMBS portfolios review assignment.
He has a three-decade career in commercial real estate including transactions, consulting, due diligence advisory, leasing, and development. Ross has done work for US Steel, Deutsche Banc, Dexia/Artesia, the US Department of Defense, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and many other high-profile clients. He has held a Secret Clearance and a FDIC Contractor’s ID. He has a reputation for diligence, persistence, understanding creation of value, and accomplishing desired results.
Ross has a BA from the University of Virginia and has achieved the CCIM designation. He has served on the Loan Committees of Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Piedmont Housing Alliance in Charlottesville.
Candi McClamma – Partner
Bio coming soon
Brian Camp – Partner
Brian has nearly 20 years of experience including business ownership, sales, facility maintenance engineering, property management, real estate development, and construction. He has spent his entire career helping others as an engineer and solutions advisor across many industries. Brian has worked for top companies such as Trane/Ingersoll Rand, International Paper, Crown Vantage, Alabama Power, and owned/managed various real estate entities as owner, general manager, sales manager, realtor, developer, investor, and homebuilding partner. As a previous business owner, he understands the financial risks and analytics involved for making good decisions and seeks to provide transparency, integrity, and urgency in every transaction. Brian holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Alabama, an Executive MBA from Auburn University, and is licensed in real estate (Alabama), insurance, and six sigma (GB).