Nick Spent 15 years in the lending side of banking. Originally focusing on residential mortgages but as a result of the financial collapse in 2008, he transitioned to business banking and was recruited to work for one of the largest privately held lenders in the country. Shortly after being introduced to Jake and Gino through some mutual friends in the real estate Rand Capital was created as part of the Jake and Gino family of companies. Our goal is to serve our community of students with education about the different lending options available in the market along with providing financing for every deal possible.
Jake Stenziano, MBA spent 10 years performing various roles in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industry before actively perusing multifamily investments in 2010. Since then he has formed 16 real estate holding companies and acquired nearly 1200 multifamily units with his partners. Jake also enjoys running the day-to-day operations of Rand Property Management LLC. Jake has worked with brokers, sellers, title insurers, appraisers, engineers, architects, property management software companies, attorneys, lenders, equity partners, insurance companies, leasing and property management teams; negotiated terms for new leases, renewals, and RUBS; ensured compliance and tenant billing; and hired employees in property management. He also has extensive experience with and acquisition analysis and due diligence. Additionally, Jake has extensive marketing knowledge and has successfully managed multimillion-dollar territories in New York and Tennessee for GlaxoSmithKline. He is also the host of the number one multifamily podcast on iTunes and has a best selling book on multifamily investing. Jake and his family reside in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Gino Barbaro owned and operated a restaurant for over twenty years before transitioning full-time into multifamily real estate. He’s been investing in real estate for over 15 years and grown his multifamily portfolio to nearly 1200 units with his partners. His passion lies in running the client relations for Rand Partners, along with underwriting deals and exploring new opportunities in the national market. He has also created a real estate education company called Jake & Gino, written two best-selling books, one in real estate and one in cooking, co-hosts the number one multifamily podcast on iTunes, and empowers individuals to take control of their lives through his coaching business. Gino is a graduate of Fairfield University and IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching). He currently lives in Florida with his wife and six children.
Beginning his real estate investing career in 2015, Dylan climbed the ranks to become the youngest Director of Sales in one of the nations premier real estate investing education companies. Experienced in leadership and public speaking, Dylan founded the corporate Toastmasters group for said education company in San Diego. He also manages a large real estate networking community to teach others how to invest in Multi-Family Real Estate. In 2018, Dylan relocated to the SouthEast to pursue the potential he recognized in the market, and shortly after took on the lead role of Acquisitions & Investor Relations with Rand Partners LLC.