Universe Holdings: Real Estate Investments, Management and Development

Key Executives

Michael KellerMICHAEL KELLER
Vice President  |  Finance

michael@globalrealtycorp.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Mr. Keller is the Vice President of Finance for Global Integrity Realty Corporation. He joined the firm in June 2007 with over 20 years of experience in real estate accounting and property management. Mr. Keller is responsible for financial accounting and reporting. He oversees a team of accounting professionals at Global and is accustomed to providing and publishing sophisticated Institutional Reporting Packages on a monthly basis.

Before joining the team at Global Integrity, Mr. Keller managed the accounting department for Douglas, Emmett and Company, which holds one of the largest portfolios of Class-A commercial properties and luxury apartment communities in the Greater Los Angeles area and Hawaii.

Working his way up through the ranks from his start as an accounting clerk in 1987 to overseeing the company’s corporate accounting, Mr. Keller was part of the two-year team effort that took the company public as Douglas Emmett, Inc. on the NYSE in October 2006.

Mr. Keller holds a B.S. degree in Accountancy from California State University, Northridge and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

 

Susan BrickmanSUSAN BRICKMAN
Vice President  |  Transaction Manager  | 
Investor Relations

susan@universeholdings.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Susan Brickman joined Universe Holdings in 2002. She is responsible for the acquisitions and disposition management and refinancing of the company portfolio. Ms. Brickman is also the investor relations liaison for the company involved with high-net worth individuals and national and international lenders. Since joining the company Ms. Brickman has been involved in the transaction process of multi million dollars in acquisitions, dispositions and refinances.

Ms. Brickman has been in the real estate industry in Southern California since 1987 working in shopping center leasing and property management before joining Universe Holdings.  She is a member of the National Association for Professional Women.

Ms. Brickman is a graduate of Wellington College, New Zealand.

 

ASHLY FENNELASHLY FENNEL
Regional Manager

ashly@globalrealtycorp.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Ashly began her career 15 years ago with tremendous energy, experience and knowledge as a leasing agent in the student housing industry. Ashly worked her way up the ranks where she was a multisite conventional and low income housing manager ranging from 100-800 units at a time. She has also managed over 500,000 sq. ft of retail space which consist of restaurants, hair salons, and medical offices.

As the first portfolio manager hired with Invitation Homes Ashly managed a portfolio of more than 1,500 single family homes and implemented policy and procedures and training classes in Riverside and LA Counties. Ashly has successfully operated on Yardi and RentCafe software systems.

From 2010 and 2011 Ashly was a Manager with Coastline Real Estate Advisors.

Ashly holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Business Management.

 

MIKI FERNANDEZMIKI FERNANDEZ
Regional Manager

miki@globalrealtycorp.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Miki Fernandez is a Regional Manager for Global Integrity Realty Corporation. She oversees a portfolio of over 20 multifamily properties.

Prior to joining Global Integrity, Ms. Fernandez had a very successful career at StarPoint Properties where she served as Senior Operations Manager. She managed a portfolio of over 2500 units and she was responsible for drafting and revising all Standard Operating Procedures, creating and delivering training programs as well as implementing systems to improve the properties’ operations. She also acted as the Revenue Manager and assisted in the implementation of the LRO revenue management system. Ms. Fernandez started her career in property management over 7 years ago as a Leasing Consultant and worked her way up the ranks.

Before working at StarPoint, Ms. Fernandez was a Staff Accountant at Forever 21 Inc and she also worked as an Account Executive at Jordan Anderson Advertising in New York.

Ms Fernandez is a CPM candidate and she holds a B.S. degree in Communications Studies from New York University.

 

Samuel LandmanSAMUEL LANDMAN
Investor Relations

samuel@universeholdings.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Samuel Landman is Universe Holdings Investor Relations Associate, and is responsible for sourcing and building relationships with institutional and high net worth investors.

Previously Samuel worked as a broker for Marcus and Millichap in New York, and in Europe for boutique investment real estate companies. He is utilizing his skills in real estate and marketing to develop relationships both in the US and internationally for Universe Holdings global platforms.

Mr. Landman was born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium and is a graduate of JCT, Jerusalem, Israel. He speaks six languages fluently.

 

Nick SandlowNICK SOLOMON SANDLOW
Acquisitions Analyst

nick@universeholdings.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Nick Solomon Sandlow is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, and the execution of value add investment opportunities for the Universe Holdings portfolio in Southern California.

Previously, Nick worked as an analyst at a private equity firm in Irvine, CA, where his duties included sourcing and the analysis of direct, secondary and co-investment strategies across various real estate sectors.   He has in-depth experience in asset management and equity research within financial institutions, consumer retail, hospitality, technology, media and telecom sectors.

Mr. Solomon Sandlow was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA.  He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in International Economics and is currently a CFA Level II Candidate.

 

Larry ObispoLARRY OBISPO
Risk Manager  |  Senior Accountant

larry@globalrealtycorp.com
tel (310) 785-0077

Larry Obispo is a Senior Property Accountant for Global Integrity Realty Corporation and has been with the company for 9 years. He works with all accounting functions for the company’s property portfolios.

He has over 20 years of experience in both accounting and property management industries. Prior to joining Global Integrity Realty Corporation, Mr. Obispo served as the Senior Property Accountant at Cal-Am Properties, Inc. and Stratus Real Estate.

Mr. Obispo holds a B.S. in Accounting from California State University, Northridge.

 

Avi ManoucheriAVI MANOUCHERI
New York  |  Eastern Seaboard

avi@universeholdings.com
tel (310) 785-0077

1460 Broadway, Suite 8055
New York, NY  10018

 

 

 

 

STACY L. SOKOL, ESQ.
General Counsel

ssokol@sokollaw.com
tel (310) 553-5010

AVINOAM CZITRON
International  |  Israel Ventures Manager

avinoamcz@gmail.com
US tel (212) 444-1866
Israel tel (972) 54 790 3279