Principals


JACOB L. SACKS

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Sacks and co-founder Mr. Wiseman started CCM with their first small multi-family rental building purchase in Brooklyn, NY in 2004. After leveraging that purchase into several more properties, they began full time operations in 2007 and have grown into a firm with over $800 million of real estate in Brooklyn and Queens. From June 2001 to April 2007, Jacob was a Vice President at U.S. Realty Advisors, LLC, a private real estate investment firm with $3 billion of real estate under management. Jacob has over five years of experience in real estate financial modeling, credit analysis, transaction execution and asset management. Prior to joining USRA, Jacob worked as an investment banker, most recently in the Transportation & Logistics Corporate Finance Group of ING Barings. While at ING, Jacob worked on a variety of transactions including debt and equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, and private placements. Jacob holds NASD series 7 and 63 licenses. Jacob earned a B.A. in Economics and a Master of Engineering in Operations Research/Financial Engineering from Cornell University.

JAMES P. WISEMAN

PRINCIPAL

Mr. Wiseman and co-founder Mr. Sacks started CCM with their first small multi-family rental building purchase in Brooklyn, NY in 2004. After leveraging that purchase into several more properties, they began full time operations in 2007 and have grown into a firm with over $800 million of real estate in Brooklyn and Queens. From 2006 to 2007, James was Associate Counsel at Strategic Value Partners, LLC, a Greenwich, CT-based investment adviser with over $6 billion under management that specializes in special situations and real estate investment, particularly in the U.S., Germany, Japan and India. While at SVP, James led the legal and operational roll-out of the private equity/real estate businesses where he worked on over $1 billion of real estate acquisitions globally. From 2003 to 2005, James was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, a private law firm where he specialized in investment fund formation, administration and capital-raising activities where he advised leading private equity firms including Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, Oaktree Capital Management and Harbourvest. From 2000 to 2003, James was an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he focused on private equity based mergers and acquisition transactions. James earned a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Cornell University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School where he was a John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics.


ACQUISITIONS & INVESTOR RELATIONS


JOHN LITHEN

HEAD OF ACQUISITIONS

Mr. Lithen is responsible for acquisition sourcing & underwriting, due diligence, transaction execution and deal capitalization at CCM. John's other responsibilities include asset management for select multi-family, mixed-use, and commercial properties under development and management within CCM's existing portfolio. John received a B.A. from SUNY Geneseo and is a member of the Urban Land Institute. 

ALAN TADIAN

HEAD OF INVESTOR RELATIONS; ACQUISITIONS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Tadian joined CCM in April 2018 and is responsible for business development, capital raising, and providing reporting and support to CCM’s investors while also assisting with acquisition sourcing.  Prior to joining CCM, Alan covered General Industrials within the Equity Research division at Jefferies, a multinational investment bank and financial services company. Alan graduated from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance and is currently working towards a Master’s degree in Real Estate Finance and Investments at NYU. Alan holds NASD series 7, 63, 86 and 87 licenses. Alan is originally from Metro Detroit.


PROPERTY MANAGEMENT


RYAN KRAMER  

HEAD OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Mr. Kramer joined CCM in 2013 as an Analyst. He now manages CCM's expanding commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate portfolio comprising of over 450 apartments and over 450,000 square feet of retail, commercial, office, and community facility space in various stages of development, renovation, construction and operation. Among Mr. Kramer's responsibilities are residential and commercial leasing, compliance with various governing agencies, violation removal, repairs and maintenance, renovations and capital improvements. He graduated from Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business in the Bronx with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Value Investing.

Kevin Spillane

Analyst

Mr. Spillane joined CCM in March 2019 as a Property Management Analyst. He previously worked in the Public Services Department of the Middle Country Public Library handling e-commerce and database operations. Mr. Spillane graduated from CUNY Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Investments.

Luis Mesa

Analyst

Mr. Mesa joined CCM in May, 2019 as a Property Management Analyst. He previously worked for Pfizer as an Account Analyst where he handled the budgeting and forecasting for the Project Management Department of the organization. Mr. Mesa graduated from CUNY Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Investments.


Accounting


ADAM GEFFNER

ACCOUNTING

Mr. Geffner joined CCM in October 2017 after ten years of working for City Elevator as their Director of Finance. Prior to that, he held the role as controller for a real estate law firm in midtown Manhattan for eleven years. He has over twenty five years of experience running the day to day operations and finance departments within various organizations in the real estate industry. Adam received his B.S. in General Business from Western New England University.