Joel Schreiber – Chief Executive Officer
Joel Schreiber founded Waterbridge Capital in 2006 and serves as the company’s CEO. Mr. Schreiber was born & raised in London and currently resides in New York with his wife and children. Since 2000, his first real estate investments in the United States were residential properties in Brooklyn, upstate New York, and New Jersey. By the end of 2004, he sold off most of his residential portfolio and began to focus on commercial properties in Manhattan.
Mr. Schreiber and Waterbridge have been most active acquiring core plus, value-added and opportunistic assets in downtown Manhattan, with a focus on retail, office, and multifamily properties in Soho, Tribeca, the Meatpacking, Nolita, Chelsea, and the West Village.
Avi Rosen - Chief Operating Officer
Avi Rosen joined Waterbridge Capital in 2013 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Waterbridge, Avi was Chief Operating Officer for Carnegie Hill Properties, a full-service real estate organization that owns and manages a cross section of asset classes throughout New York City and Los Angeles valued at over $500 million. In that capacity, Avi oversaw all aspects of the company’s operations, including acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, property management, leasing and marketing. Before moving to New York, Avi worked at London & Newcastle, a joint venture company between Londonewcastle, Chelsfield Partners and the Bank of Scotland, in acquisitions, sourcing and acquiring high specification mixed-use developments schemes in central London. During Avi’s tenure at London & Newcastle, the pipeline development portfolio was expanded from a gross development value of £150 million to £800 million.
Charles Valentino – Senior Vice President
Charles Valentino joined Waterbridge Capital in April, 2012 as Senior Vice President. He has nearly forty years of experience in the institutional real estate business with extensive experience in acquisitions, asset management, and portfolio management. Before joining Waterbridge, Mr. Valentino was a Senior Vice President for KBS Realty Advisors with asset management responsibilities for their Northeast Portfolio, which consisted over time of 12.2 million square feet of office, industrial, and residential properties. In this capacity, he was directly responsible for the management, leasing, and repositioning of these assets for disposition. During his tenure at KBS he oversaw the disposition of 6.3 million square feet of properties at a gross sales price of $1.1 billion. These sales generated profits in excess of $200 million. Mr. Valentino has also held a variety of senior level positions with several major firms, most notably, as Managing Director of Acquisitions at Copley Real Estate Advisors (now AEW Capital Management) and as Acquisition Investment Officer of the Real Estate Investment Group of CIGNA.
Mr. Valentino is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania..